South Sudan: HIS Indicators

Sudan

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

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Indicators

Status

Source

Title/Notes

1. National health strategy

Not current (2012–2016)

http://bit.ly/2aMU3ke

Health Sector Development Plan 2012–2016

2. Health sector M&E plan

Unknown

 

 

3. HIS policy

Unknown

 

 

4. HIS strategic plan

Unknown

 

 

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Not current (2012–2016)

http://bit.ly/2aMU3ke

Indicators can be found inside the current National Health Strategy plan on pages 3537, Annex B: Table 8.

6. National HIS coordinating body

Unknown

 

 

7. Country has master facility list

Unknown

 

 

8. Conducted HMN assessment

Not completed

 

 

9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2008)

http://bit.ly/2biOJXD

 

10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS4 (2010)

DHS (1989-1990)

http://mics.unicef.org/surveys

http://bit.ly/2aIejr3

Data and reports can be found on the links provided.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Unknown

http://bit.ly/2aP7FN4

Country is not listed.

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

Yes, sub-nationally

https://www.dhis2.org/deployments

Pilot stage or early phase in roll-out.

13. Country has national statistics office

Yes

http://www.ssnbs.org

 

14. National health statistics report (annual)

Unknown

 

 

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

No

 

There is no dedicated website. Information about health is part of the government national website.

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

Unknown

 

 

17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Not conducted

 

 

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 = 20; Official estimate = 51

http://bit.ly/2bdftYn

See page 8, South Sudan, of “WHO and UNICEF estimate 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

Unknown

 

 

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

Not available

 http://bit.ly/2wHoya8

Can be found indicated on page 1 section 1 of the WHO eHealth country profile for South Sudan.

30. Completeness of disease surveillance reporting

Current (2017)

At county level for IDSR

Cumulative: Completeness: 73%
Timeliness: 66%

Week 31:
Completeness: 56%
Timeliness: 56%

http://bit.ly/2eWQgoy

Link to all reports:

http://bit.ly/2yuB35B

Can be found on page 4 of the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) Epidemiological Update W31 2017.