Senegal: HIS Indicators

Senegal

As of May 2018, we had located 27 of the 30 indicators for Senegal. Please see the table below for more details on each indicator.

Indicators

National health strategy

Health sector M&E plan

HIS strategic plan**

Country has set of core health indicators

Country has master facility list**

Conducted HMN assessment

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

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

PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

 

Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information

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

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

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

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

RHIS data collection forms allow for disaggregation by gender

At least one national health account completed in last 5 years

 

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

Completeness of disease surveillance reporting**

**          Outdated
†            Available but percentage 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

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Indicators

Status

Source

Title/Notes

1. National health strategy

Current (2009–2018)

 

http://bit.ly/2b4kDYl

Plan National de Développement Sanitaire PNDS 2009–2018

2. Health sector M&E plan

Current (2009–2019)

http://bit.ly/2wF0kKG

Plan de Suivi et d'Evaluation du PNDS 2009–2019

3. HIS policy

Unknown

 

 

4. HIS strategic plan

Not current (2012–2016)

http://bit.ly/2bo7LLD

Plan Stratégique du Système d'Information Sanitaire du Sénégal 2012–2016

HIS Strategic Plan 2012-2016 is in the process of revision; the new version will be dated from 2017 to 2021

5. Country has set of core health indicators

Yes (2019)

http://bit.ly/2wF0kKG

Indicators can be found inside the current M&E health sector plan on page 19-26 on a table named “Definition des indicateurs d’impact du PNDS.”

6. National HIS coordinating body

Not available

(2018)

In-country contact

As of May 2018, this committee does not exist. The MOH plans to create such a committee this year (2018).   

7. Country has master facility list

Available, but not current (2017)

In-country contact

 

8. Conducted HMN assessment

Completed (2007)

http://bit.ly/2vGLZ3a

Rapport d’Évaluation du Système d’Information Sanitaire du Sénégal

9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2013)

http://bit.ly/2biOJXD

Link

10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS5 (2015-2016)

DHS (2015)

http://mics.unicef.org
/surveys

http://bit.ly/2wEcoM8

Data and reports can be found on the links provided.

DHS 2016 is ongoing

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)

35.5% live births and 10.1% deaths. Source is not civil registration but considered reliable by UN Stats.

http://bit.ly/2aP7FN4

Both data collected in 2013 (link).

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

Yes, sub-nationally

https://www.dhis2.org
/deployments

DHIS 2 is in pilot stage.

13. Country has national statistics office

Yes

http://www.ansd.sn

 

14. National health statistics report (annual)

Available, but not current (2015)

In-country contact

National health statistic report is produced each year, but the last version is from 2015.

The draft for the 2016 national health statistics report is in progress.

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

Yes, updated

http://www.sante.
gouv.sn/#

 

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

Not available at a country level. Available for some indicators such as HIV and Malaria.

In-country contact

There is not a routinely data quality assessment at a country level for all HIS data. Usually, partner organizations conduct DQA on indicators aligned with the indicators of their program eg Tuberculosis, Malaria and HIV. This is sometimes done be done on a yearly basis.

17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Conducted (2013)

http://bit.ly/2eJlTSp

Link

18. Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information

Available

95%

In-country contact

The numerator come from DHIS2 and the denominator from Master file list.

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

Available

In-country contact

Yearly Work Plan is developed by each District, Region medical, Public Hospital, and Directorate.

20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

WHO/UNICEF estimate= 93; Official government estimate= 93

http://bit.ly/2vIoCWJ

See page 10, Senegal, 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)

41.4%

In-country contact

Percentage of institutional deliveries such as hospitals, health center, health post and health clinics that published data within 12 months of preceding year (2016)

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

Available

In-country contact

There is not a specific law, but the information flow is well defined in the main document of the DPRS related to the routine data.

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

Available

In-country contact

The report model, guidelines and norms are available DIHS2 Web site.

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

Available

In-country contact

Data quality assessment is done but not systematically. Partner organizations use DQA for the data they report, and this is done annually without support from the MOH. Global fund supports the data quality assessment annually for Malaria, HIV and tuberculosis.

25.RHIS data collection forms allow for disaggregation by gender

Available

In-country contact

The data collection form in routine health information focus on gender disaggregation if needed.

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

Available (2013)

In-country contact

National Health account report is regularly produced by the MOH.

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

Available and current, but percentage unknown

 

In-country contact

The database of HR in the “Carte sanitaire” is updated each year, the last update was in February 2017,

In 2014 the iHRIS was implemented and slightly a third of health workers are registered, but the information has not been updated since then.

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

Available

In-country contact

 

There is a web-based information system managing all the information and statistic of related to drug and commodity in public services.

29. e-health strategy

Not available

 http://bit.ly/2xlVdlf

Can be found indicated on page 1 section 1 of the WHO eHealth country profile for Senegal

30. Completeness of disease surveillance reporting

Not current (2016)

Completeness: 92.8%; Timeliness: 85.7%

 http://bit.ly/2xoOch0

Can be found on page 2 of the Surveillance Integree des Maladies et Riposte (SIMR): Bulletin Epidémiologique Hebdomadaire Semaine 31 du 01/08/2016 au 07/08/2016 – ANNEE 2016