Uganda: HIS Indicators


MEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this section of the website for the 21 health information system (HIS) indicators. As of June 2016, we had located the following indicators for Uganda. Indicator definitions can be found here:

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.






1. National health strategy

Current (2015–2020)

Health Sector Development Plan 2015–2020

Found on country MOH website.

2. Health sector M&E plan

Not current (2010/11–2014/15)

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

3. HIS policy




4. HIS Strategic Plan

Not current (2009/10–2013/14)

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

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Yes (2010/11–2014/15)

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

Establishment of committee is strategy 1 in the HIS strategy.

7. Country has master facility list


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)

Assessment of the Health Information System in Uganda

9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2014)


10. Availability of national health surveys 

DHS (2011)

LSMS (2011)

Data and reports can be found on the following links.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)


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


13. Country has national statistics office



14. National health statistics report (annual)

Current (2015)

Annual Health Sector Performance Report 

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

Yes, updated and has recent health reports


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

Yes (2015)

Data Quality Assessment (DQA) for the

Partnership for HIV-Free Survival (PHFS)

Report: Uganda

17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Conducted (2008)


18. Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information




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




20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

WHO/UNICEF estimate= 82; Official government estimate= 96

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