South Africa

South Africa

MEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this section of the website for 21 HIS indicators. As of June 2016, we had located the following indicators for South Africa. 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

Current (2015–2020)

http://bit.ly/2bdeaZw

Strategic Plan 2015–2020

2. Health sector M&E plan

Unknown

 

 

3. HIS policy

Unknown

 

 

4. HIS strategic plan

Unknown

 

 

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Yes

(2015–2020)

 

Indicators can be found inside the current national health strategy. Indicators are separated for each health program:

Maternal and child health indicators (page 19)

HIV indicators (page 37–38)

Primary jealth care services indicators (page 42–44)

Hospital, tertiary services, workforce indicators (page 47–48)

Health regulations and compliance management indicators (page 51)

6. National HIS coordinating body

Unknown

 

 

7. Country has master facility list

Unknown

 

 

8. Conducted HMN assessment

Completed (2009)

http://bit.ly/2aOh7Sh

 

9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2011)

http://bit.ly/2bkncZ9

 

10. Availability of national health surveys 

DHS (2003) LSMS (1993)

http://bit.ly/2bdtmKa

http://bit.ly/2biVhp2

Data and reports can be found on the links provided.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Incomplete – live births and deaths less than 90%

http://bit.ly/2aP7FN4

Both data were collected in 2014.

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

Yes, sub-nationally

 

DHIS 2 adoption by programs or partial national roll-out

13. Country has national statistics office

Yes

http://www.statssa.gov.za

 

14. National health statistics report (annual)

Unknown

 

 

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

Yes, updated and has recent health reports

http://www.health.gov.za

 

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

Unknown

 

 

17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Yes (2006)

OBAT only (2013)

 

 

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= 70; Official government estimate= 91

http://bit.ly/2aNIuZM

South Africa: WHO and UNICEF estimate of immunization coverage

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

Unknown