South Sudan: HIS Indicators


MEASURE Evaluation is compiling the country profiles on this section of the website for the 30 HIS indicators. As of August 2017, we had located the following indicators for South Sudan. Indicator definitions can be found here:

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.





1. National health strategy

Not current (2012–2016)

Health Sector Development Plan 2012–2016

2. Health sector M&E plan




3. HIS policy




4. HIS strategic plan




5. Country has set of core health indicators

Not current (2012–2016)

Indicators can be found inside the current National Health Strategy plan on pages 3537, Annex B: Table 8.

6. National HIS coordinating body




7. Country has master facility list




8. Conducted HMN assessment

Not completed



9. Population census within the last 10 years

Yes (2008)


10. Availability of national health surveys 

MICS4 (2010)

DHS (1989-1990)

Data and reports can be found on the links provided.

11. Completeness of vital registration (births and deaths)


Country is not listed.

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

Yes, sub-nationally

Pilot stage or early phase in roll-out.

13. Country has national statistics office



14. National health statistics report (annual)




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



There is no dedicated website. Information about health is part of the government national website.

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




17. PRISM assessment conducted in any regions/districts

Not conducted



18. Percentage of facilities represented in HMIS information




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




20. Measles coverage reported to WHO/UNICEF

WHO/UNICEF estimate = 20; Official estimate = 51

See page 8, South Sudan, of “WHO and UNICEF estimate of immunization coverage: 2016 revision.”

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




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




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




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




25.RHIS data collection forms allow for disaggregation by gender




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




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




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




29. e-health strategy

Not available

Can be found indicated on page 1 section 1 of the WHO eHealth country profile for South Sudan.

30. Completeness of disease surveillance reporting

Current (2017)

At county level for IDSR

Cumulative: Completeness: 73%
Timeliness: 66%

Week 31:
Completeness: 56%
Timeliness: 56%

Link to all reports:

Can be found on page 4 of the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) Epidemiological Update W31 2017.