Pakistan (Balochistan)

Pakistan_Balochistan Province.jpgMEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this site for 21 HIS indicators. Pakistan has gone through devolution of its services-related public sectors, including the health sector, with the 18th amendment to its constitution effective June 28, 2011. The Federal Ministry of Health (MoH) has been dissolved and the overall responsibility for health services policy direction and planning has been devolved to the provinces. Government responsibility for health aid coordination is now under the Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination.

As of June 2016, MEASURE Evaluation had located the following indicators for Balochistan, Pakistan. Indicator definitions can be found here:

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1. National health strategy




2. Health sector M&E plan




3. HIS policy




4. HIS strategic plan





5. Country has set of core health indicators




6. National HIS coordinating body





7. Country has master facility list




8. Conducted HMN assessment

Not completed



9. Population census within the last 10 years

No (1998)

Census conducted in Pakistan as a whole.

10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS4 (2010) and DHS (2012–2013)

MICS4 for Balochistan province was conducted in 2010. DHS is for Pakistan as a whole.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Incomplete – 23.5% for live births and 6.3% for deaths

Vital registration information is for Pakistan as a whole.

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

Yes, nationally

Country not listed on DHIS 2 link provided, but we located a link to Pakistan DHIS dashboards.

13. Country has national statistics office


Found national statistics office for both Pakistan as a whole and Balochistan.

14. National health statistics report (annual)




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

Yes, undated and has no health report


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




17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts



PRISM assessment conducted in Pakistan as a whole.

18. Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information




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




20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

WHO/UNICEF estimate = 63; Official government estimate = 65  


Measles coverage information is for Pakistan as a whole.

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