Zambia

Zambia

MEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this site for 21 HIS indicators. As of June 2016, 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/2aRibr8

Health Information System Strategic Plan (HISSP) 2009–2015 

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Not current (2011–2015)

 

http://bit.ly/2bdw02r

Found on pages 76–77 of expired national health strategy plan (2011–2015).

6. National HIS coordinating body

Unknown

 

 

7. Country has master facility list

Not current (2012)

http://bit.ly/2bdjrQH

 

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 following these links.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Incomplete –35.4% for live births & 13.1% for deaths

http://bit.ly/2aP7FN4

 

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.zamstats.gov.zm

 

14. National health statistics report (annual)

Unknown

 

 

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

Yes, undated but has recent health report

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

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 = 85; Official government estimate = 85

http://bit.ly/2boaAiH

 

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

Unknown