Uganda

Uganda

MEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this section of the website for the 21 HIS indicators. As of June 2016, we had located the following indicators for Uganda. 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/2aR2LR4

Health Sector Development Plan 2015–2020

Found on country MOH website.

2. Health sector M&E plan

Not current (2010/11–2014/15)

http://bit.ly/2bp2Vli

Monitoring and Evaluation for Health Sector Strategic & Investment Plan 2010/11–2014/15

3. HIS policy

Unknown

 

 

4. HIS Strategic Plan

Not current (2009/10–2013/14)

http://bit.ly/2bo9BMm

Health Information System Strategic Plan 2009/10–2013/14

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Yes (2010/11–2014/15)

http://bit.ly/2bp2Vli

Indicators can be found inside the expired M&E health sector plan on page 24, “Table 1 HSSIP 2010/11 – 2014/15 Core Indicators by Domain.” 

6. National HIS coordinating body

Established, activity unknown

http://bit.ly/2bo9BMm

Establishment of committee is strategy 1 in the HIS strategy.

7. Country has master facility list

Unknown

http://bit.ly/2aR2k9k

No master facility list found online, but 2012 health facility inventory report found a Health Facilities Report from July 2012.

8. Conducted HMN assessment

Completed (2007)

http://bit.ly/2bdvlOI

Assessment of the Health Information System in Uganda

9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2014)

http://bit.ly/2biOJXD

 

10. Availability of national health surveys 

DHS (2011)

LSMS (2011)

http://bit.ly/2b4n1yc

http://bit.ly/2biVhp2

Data and reports can be found on the following links.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Unknown

http://bit.ly/2aP7FN4

Uganda is listed, but there is no data on live births and deaths.

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

Yes, nationally

http://bit.ly/2b97LRT

 

13. Country has national statistics office

Yes

http://www.ubos.org

 

14. National health statistics report (annual)

Current (2015)

http://bit.ly/2bdhnIr

Annual Health Sector Performance Report 

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

Yes, updated and has recent health reports

http://health.go.ug

 

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

Yes (2015)

http://bit.ly/2aIfBm7

Data Quality Assessment (DQA) for the

Partnership for HIV-Free Survival (PHFS)

Report: Uganda

17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Conducted (2008)

http://bit.ly/2aZIEO0

 

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= 82; Official government estimate= 96

http://bit.ly/2aPmCwH

Uganda: WHO/UNICEF estimate of immunization coverage: 2015 revision

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

Unknown