Guatemala: HIS Indicators

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As of October 2018, we had located 18 of the 30 indicators for Guatemala. Please see the table below for more details on each indicator.

Indicators 

National health strategy

HIS policy ††

HIS strategic plan ††

Country has set of core health indicators ††

Country has master facility list ††

Population census within the last 10 years**

Availability of national health surveys

 

Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

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

Country has national statistics office

Country has website for health statistics with latest data available

PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

 

Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information ††

Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

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

RHIS data collection forms allow for disaggregation by gender

National database with health workers by district and main cadres updated within last 2 years ††

Annual data on availability of tracer medicines and commodities in public and private health facilities

**          Outdated
††          Available, but last update unknown

The table below presents more information on each indicator. 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 (2014–2019)

http://bit.ly/1OMpL1y

Plan Estratégico 2014–2019

Link worked when created but, as of May 2018, it would not work.

2. Health sector M&E plan

Not available

In-country contact

 

3. HIS policy

Available but not online

In-country contact

Developed with technical assistance from USAID-funded Health and Education Policy Plus Project. It is not yet approved by new authorities.

4. HIS strategic plan

Available but not online

In-country contact

Developed with technical assistance from USAID-funded Health and Education Policy Plus Project. It is not yet approved by new authorities.

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Available but not online

In-country contact

Developed with technical assistance from USAID-funded Health and Education Policy Plus Project. It is not yet approved by new authorities.

6. National HIS coordinating body

Not available

In-country contact

 

7. Country has master facility list

Current (not available online)

In-country contact

 

8. Conducted HMN assessment

Not completed

http://bit.ly/2aOh7Sh

Link

9. Population census within the last 10 years

No (2002)

http://bit.ly/2biOJXD

The next census is scheduled for 2018.

10. Availability of national health surveys 

DHS (2014-2015)

http://bit.ly/2aOM1MT  

Link

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Complete – live births and deaths are over 90%

http://bit.ly/2aP7FN4

Link

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

Yes, nationally

In-country contact

Data is first collected on paper, then input into the electronic system.

13. Country has national statistics office

Yes

http://www.ine.gob.gt

 

 

14. National health statistics report (annual)

Not available

In-country contact

 

This has not been produced in the last few years.

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

Yes, updated but has recent health data

http://bit.ly/2aMW1jM

Link worked when created but, as of May 2018, site was not responding.

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

Not available

In-country contact

 

17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Not conducted

http://bit.ly/2aZIEO0

Link

 

 

18. Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information

Data available but not online

In-country contact

 

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

Not available

In-country contact

Currently not being monitored

20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

WHO/UNICEF estimate = 86; Official government estimate = 86

http://bit.ly/2bj00ao

See page 8 of WHO/UNICEF estimates of immunization coverage: 2017 revision

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

Data available but not online

In-country contact

 

22. Existence of policies, laws, and regulations mandating public and private health facilities/ providers to report indicators determined by the national HIS

Unknown

 

 

23. Availability of standards/guidelines for RHIS data collection, reporting, and analysis

Not available

In-country contact

 

24.Presence of procedures to verify the quality of data (accuracy, completeness, timeliness) reported

Not available

In-country contact

 

25.RHIS data collection forms allow for disaggregation by gender

Available

In-country contact

 

26. At least one national health account completed in last 5 years

Not available

In-country contact

There are current efforts by the USAID-funded Health and Education Project Plus (HEP+) to produce this report. It should be available by 2018

27. National database with health workers by district and main cadres updated within last 2 years

Available, but not online

In-country contact

 

28. Annual data on availability of tracer medicines and commodities in public and private health facilities

Available (Partially)

In-country contact

Partially available for the public facilities. No available for private facilities.

29. e-health strategy

Not available

http://bit.ly/2wNqEAE

This can be found indicated on page 1 section 1 of the WHO eHealth Country Profile for Guatemala

30. Completeness of disease surveillance reporting

Not available

In-country contact

Data is collected but completeness is not always available or monitored.