Senegal: HIS Indicators


MEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this site for 21 health information system (HIS) indicators. As of June 2016, MEASURE Evaluation had located the following indicators for Senegal. Indicator definitions can be found here:

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.





1. National health strategy

Current (2009–2018)

Plan National de Développement Sanitaire PNDS 2009–2018

2. Health sector M&E plan

Current (2009–2019)

Plan de Suivi et d'Evaluation du PNDS 2009–2019

3. HIS policy




4. HIS strategic plan

Current (2012–2016)

Plan Stratégique du Système d'Information Sanitaire du Sénégal


5. Country has set of core health indicators

Yes (2019)

Indicators can be found inside the current M&E health sector plan on page 19–26

table named “Definition des indicateurs d’impact du PNDS.”

6. National HIS coordinating body




7. Country has master facility list



Link found for facility assessment:

8. Conducted HMN assessment

Completed (2007)

Rapport d’Evaluation du Systeme d’Information Sanitaire du Sénégal

9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2013)


10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS2 (2000)

DHS (2014)

Data and reports can be found on the links provided.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Incomplete – 35.3% for live births and 10.1% for deaths

Both data collected in 2013.

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

Yes, sub-nationally

DHIS 2 in pilot stage.

13. Country has national statistics office



14. National health statistics report (annual)




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

Yes, updated


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




17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Conducted (2013)


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= 80;  Official government estimate= 80

Senegal: WHO and UNICEF estimate of immunization coverage 

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