Nigeria: HIS Indicators

Nigeria

MEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this site for 30 HIS indicators. As of August 2017, we had located the following indicators for Nigeria. Indicator definitions can be found here: http://www.measureevaluation.org/his-strengthening-resource-center/health-information-systems-his-country-profile-indicators.

Please check back in this Resource Center as we continue to expand the indicators of HIS strengthening, or click here to provide comments and suggestions. 

 

 

 

Indicators

Status

Source

Title/Notes

1. National health strategy

Not current (2010–2015)

http://bit.ly/2bbo1D6

National Strategic Health Development Plan 2010–2015

2. Health sector M&E plan

Unknown

 

 

3. HIS policy

Current (2014)

http://bit.ly/2aNcGDD    

Nigeria Health Information System Policy 2014

The HIS Policy of 2014 is current. This is because it is not set to expire.

4. HIS strategic plan

Current (2014–2018)

http://bit.ly/2wMy1fP

National Health Information System Strategic Plan 2014–2018

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Yes (2010–2015)

http://bit.ly/2bbo1D6

Indicators can be found inside the expired National Health Strategy on page 92–99.

 

6. National HIS coordinating body

Established and active

In-country contact

The national HIS Coordinating body was inaugurated in January 2017 and is called the “Health Data Governance Council.”

7. Country has master facility list

Yes

Document provided by in-country contact.

It is unknown if Nigeria has a current MFL, but the "National Standard Operating Procedure for the Collection and Management of Integrated Routine Health Data in Nigeria" document mentions that a list of new health facilities is submitted at the beginning of each month to be configured on the DHIS 2 (page 11 of 25).

8. Conducted HMN assessment

Not completed

 

 

9. Population census within the last 10 years

No (2006)

http://bit.ly/2biOJXD

 

10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS4 (2011)

DHS (2013)  

http://mics.unicef.org/surveys

http://bit.ly/2aPCMrV

Data and reports can be found on the following links provided.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

31% live births and deaths unknown

http://bit.ly/2aP7FN4

 

12. Country has electronic system for aggregating routine facility and/or community service data

Yes, national deployment of DHIS2

https://www.dhis2.org/deployments

 

13. Country has national statistics office

Yes

http://www.nigerianstat.gov.ng

 

14. National health statistics report (annual)

Unknown

 

 

15. Country has website for health statistics with latest data available

Yes, undated and has no recent health report


http://bit.ly/2b26JpF

 

16. DQA conducted on prioritized indicators aligned with most recent health sector strategy

Unknown

 

 

17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Not conducted

http://bit.ly/2aZIEO0

 

18. Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information

Unknown

 

 

19. Proportion (facility, district, national) offices using data for setting targets and monitoring

Unknown

 

 

20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

WHO/UNICEF estimate = 51; Official government estimate = 43

http://bit.ly/2bkRklR

Nigeria: WHO and UNICEF estimates of immunization coverage: 2016 revision

21. Number of institutional deliveries available by district, and published within 12 months of preceding year

Unknown

 

 

22. Existence of policies, laws, and regulations mandating public and private health facilities/ providers to report indicators determined by the national HIS

Unknown

 

 

23. Availability of standards/guidelines for RHIS data collection, reporting, and analysis

Unknown

 

 

24.Presence of procedures to verify the quality of data (accuracy, completeness, timeliness) reported

Unknown

 

 

25.RHIS data collection forms allow for disaggregation by gender

Unknown

 

 

26. At least one national health account completed in last 5 years

Not available (2003 – 2005)

http://bit.ly/2esOpel

National Health Accounts of Nigeria, 2003-2005 Incorporating Sub-National Health Accounts of States

Need subscription to download the file.

27. National database with health workers by district and main cadres updated within last 2 years

Unknown

 

 

28. Annual data on availability of tracer medicines and commodities in public and private health facilities

Unknown

 

 

29. e-health strategy

Current (2015 – 2020)

http://bit.ly/2wqAqKi

National Health ICT Strategic Framework 2015 – 2020 (The document is considered the national e-health strategy)

30. Completeness of disease surveillance reporting

Available (July 2017)

Timeliness: 83%; Completeness: 100%

http://bit.ly/2gtp9oF

Weekly Epidemiological Report: Week 30