The Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC

MEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this site for the 21 indicators. As of September 2016, we had located the following indicators for DRC. 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 (2011–2015)

http://bit.ly/2aPe0Ii

Plan National de Développement Sanitaire 2011–2015

The current plan is not available.

2. Health sector M&E plan

Not current (2011–2015)

 

The M&E plan is part of the Health Sector Strategy.

3. HIS policy

Yes

In-country contact, not available online

 

4. HIS strategic plan

Yes

In-country contact, not available online

 

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Yes

In-country contact, available in national DHIS 2

 

6. National HIS coordinating body

Unknown

 

 

7. Country has master facility list

Yes

In-country contact, available in national DHIS 2

 

8. Conducted HMN assessment

Yes

 

 

9. Population census within the last 10 years

No

 

Last census was in 1984.

10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS4 (2014)

 

DHS

(2013–2014)

http://bit.ly/2aPaTA8

http://bit.ly/2b1Oroc

 

Data and reports can be found on the links provided.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Unknown

http://bit.ly/2aP7FN4  

Not available

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

Yes, sub-nationally

https://www.dhis2.org/deployments

 

DHIS 2 is deployed in some areas of the country, and it will be in the entire country before the end of 2016.

13. Country has national statistics office

Yes

http://ins-rdc.org

 

14. National health statistics report (annual)

Yes

In-country contact

Not available online

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

Yes, undated and has no recent health reports

http://bit.ly/2bb3sqh

 

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

No

In-country contact

RDQA was conducted in some health zones.

17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Conducted (2013)

 

 

18. Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information

Unknown

In-country contact

100% for those using DHIS 2.

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

Unknown

In-country contact

All are expected to but there is no documentation of this.

20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

WHO/UNICEF estimate= 79; Official government estimate= 91

http://bit.ly/2aOpAES

DRC: WHO and UNICEF estimate of immunization coverage: 2015 revision

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

Unknown