India: HIS Indicators

India

As of May 2018, we had located 15 of the 30 indicators for India. Please see the table below for more details on each indicator.

Indicators 

National health strategy**

Health sector M&E plan

Country has set of core health indicators

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

National health statistics report (annual)

Country has website for health statistics with latest data available

Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

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

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

At least one national health account completed in last 5 years

 

e-health strategy

 

**          Outdated

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

Not current (2012–2017)

http://bit.ly/2bkAXa9

Twelfth Five Year Plan (2012–2017) Social Sectors Volume III

2. Health sector M&E plan

Available (Partially)

http://bit.ly/2inn0eE

http://bit.ly/2vWPqRP 

Available for maternal and child health sector

MCH Tracking System

M&E System

3. HIS policy

Unknown

 

 

4. HIS strategic plan

Unknown

 

 

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Available (2015)

http://bit.ly/2x5X2TD

Results Framework Document (RFD) for Department of Health and Welfare (2014–2015)

6. National HIS coordinating body

Not yet available (2017)

http://bit.ly/2x6uc5K

http://bit.ly/2eFoeRv

Formation of the National Digital Health Authority (NDHA) can be found on page 28 of the National Health Policy (2017)

MOHFW link

National eHealth Authority

7. Country has master facility list

Not completed

http://bit.ly/2gHXJf7

Can be found on page 23 under the section “Master Facility List” of the Meta Data and Data Standards for Health Domain Part I document

8. Conducted HMN assessment

Not completed

http://bit.ly/2vGLZ3a

Link

9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2011)

http://bit.ly/2biOJXD

Link

10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS2 (2000)

DHS (2005–2006)

http://mics.unicef.org
/surveys

http://bit.ly/2aPl1Zy

DHS 2015–2016 ongoing

DHS link

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

Incomplete – 21.0% for live births and 6.7% for deaths

http://bit.ly/2aP7FN4

Link

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

Yes, nationally

https://www.dhis2.org
/deployments

 

13. Country has national statistics office

Yes

http://bit.ly/1GWtcd5

Link

14. National health statistics report (annual)

Current (2016–2017)

https://bit.ly/2qeZVvJ

Found health statistics report on MOH site titled Annual Report of Department of Health & Family Welfare for the year of 2016–2017

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

Yes, updated and has recent health report

http://www.mohfw.nic.in

 

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

Unknown

 

 

17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Not conducted

http://bit.ly/2aZIEO0

Country is not listed at link.

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 = 88; Official government estimate = 88

http://bit.ly/2aWaQ7h

See page 8 of WHO/UNICEF estimates of immunization coverage: 2016 revision

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

Available (2016)

88.8% to the total annual reported deliveries; 69.2% to total reported deliveries

Link for all reports including national:

http://bit.ly/2xupH3H 

Can be found on page 3 of the State Fact Sheet 2014 – 2015 & 2015 – 2016 (All India)

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

Available (Partially)

http://bit.ly/2xoJPCM   

http://bit.ly/2wzBoWl

http://bit.ly/2gHXJf7

Electronic Health Records for India

HMIS Data Entry Application Features

Meta Data and Data Standards for Health Domain

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

Unknown

 

 

25.RHIS data collection forms allow for disaggregation by gender

Not available (2008)

 

http://bit.ly/2x6Ktaw

Health Management Information Systems Formats

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

Available (2014)

http://bit.ly/2x6vDkE

National Health Accounts Estimates for India 2013-14

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

Unknown

 

 

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

Unknown

 

 

29. e-health strategy

Available (2016)

https://bit.ly/2HdqrNL

Electronic Health Record Standards for India (2016)

30. Completeness of disease surveillance reporting

Unknown