Zambia

Zambia

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 Zambia. 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

Not current (2011–2015)

http://bit.ly/2bdw02r

National Health Strategic Plan 2011–2015

2. Health sector M&E plan

Unknown

 

 

3. HIS policy

Unknown

 

 

4. HIS strategic plan

 

Not current (2009–2015)

http://bit.ly/2aOh7Sh

Health Information System Strategic Plan (HISSP) 2009–2015; The document can be downloaded by following the link.

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Current (2015–2016)

In-country contact

 

6. National HIS coordinating body

Unknown

 

 

7. Country has master facility list

Not current (2012)

http://bit.ly/2bdjrQH

The 2012 List of Health Facilities in Zambia is the most current one.

8. Conducted HMN assessment

Completed (2007)

http://bit.ly/2aIhpvg

Assessment of the Health Information System in Zambia

9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2010)

http://bit.ly/2biOJXD

 

10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS2 (1999) and DHS (2013–2014)

http://mics.unicef.org/surveys

http://bit.ly/2bc6hGo

Data and reports can be found by following these links.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

35.4% live births and 13.1% deaths. Source is not civil registration but considered reliable by UN Stats.

http://bit.ly/2aP7FN4

 

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

Yes, national deployment of DHIS 2

http://bit.ly/2b97LRT 

 

13. Country has national statistics office

Yes

http://bit.ly/2kpRYlq

 

14. National health statistics report (annual)

Current (2013)

In-country contact

The 2013 Annual Health Statistical Bulletin

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

Yes, updated and has current data

www.moh.gov.zm 

 

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

Unknown

 

 

17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Conducted (2012)

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 = 90%; Official government estimate = 90%

http://bit.ly/2boaAiH

See page 6.

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

Unknown