Swaziland

Swaziland

MEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this site for 21 HIS indicators. As of January 2017, we had located the following indicators for Swaziland. 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 (2014–2018)

In-country contact

The Second National Health Sector Strategic Plan— NHSSP II April 2014–March 2018

2. Health sector M&E plan

Current (2014–2018)

In-country contact

The Second National Health Sector Strategic— NHSSP II Monitoring and Evaluation Plan April 2014–March 2018

3. HIS policy

Not current (2008)

In-country contact

Health Management Information Policy November 2008

4. HIS strategic plan

Not current (2010–2014)

In-country contact

Health Information System Strategic Plan 2010–2014

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Yes (2016–2018)

In-country contact

Found in current M&E plan (pages 19–21); Also listed in “Ministry of Health Indicator Compendium” (pages 15–19)

6. National HIS coordinating body

Established, activity unknown

http://bit.ly/2aSk4Qm

The establishment of this committee is mentioned in the national health strategy (page 41), but its activity is unknown.

7. Country has master facility list

Yes

In-country contact

The Service Availability Mapping (SAM) database provides the MFL. Updates to the MFL occur when the HMIS is notified of new facilities in the region.

8. Conducted HMN assessment

Completed (2007)

http://bit.ly/2aSkXby

Swaziland Health Information System: Review and Assessment: January 2007

9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2007)

http://bit.ly/2biOJXD

 

10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS5 (2014) and DHS (2006–2007)

http://mics.unicef.org/surveys

http://bit.ly/2aSjQbU

Data and reports can be found on these sites.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

32.5% live births and 18.0% deaths—the source is not civil registration but is considered reliable by UN Stats.

http://bit.ly/2aP7FN4

 

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

No

 

 

13. Country has national statistics office

Yes

http://bit.ly/2kLhEdf

 

14. National health statistics report (annual)

Not current (2011)

http://bit.ly/2aIeDq3

http://bit.ly/2b4lVTd

“Swaziland Annual Health Statistics Report 2011”

 

Program-specific reports and health reports for each of the four regions can be found in the M&E Swaziland site.

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

Yes, updated and has recent health report

http://bit.ly/2bdfrj1

 

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

DQA conducted, but not within most recent health sector strategy (2012)

In-country contact

Data Quality Audit Report

17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Not conducted

http://bit.ly/2aZIEO0

Country not listed

18. Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information

95%

In-country contact

 

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

Unknown

 

 

20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

WHO/UNICEF estimate = 78%; Official government estimate = 89%

http://bit.ly/2aPmNbr

See page 8.

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

Not current (2011)— national, by facility

http://bit.ly/2aIeDq3

 

Institutional deliveries are unavailable by district but are listed nationally and by facility type on page 38 of “Swaziland Annual Health Statistics Report 2011.” The health report is from 2011, and institutional deliveries information is not current.