National Health Strategy

A national health strategy is a document that outlines a country's vision, priorities, budgetary decisions, and course of action for improving and maintaining the health of its people. Such documents provide direction for improving health and are used for planning purposes. Ideally, any activities for strengthening health information systems (HIS) are mentioned in a country’s national health strategy.

Below are the national health strategies that MEASURE Evaluation located as of September 2016. Data collection to identify other national health strategies is ongoing. Please contact us if you are aware of updated or additional documents that can be added to this table.

Country

National Health Strategy

Status

Afghanistan 

Strategic Plan for the Ministry of Public Health (2011–2015), Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Available but not current

Bangladesh 

Strategic Plan for Health, Population & Nutrition Sector Development Programme (HPNSDP) 2011–2016

Current

Burundi 

Plan National de Developpement Sanitaire 2011–2015

Available but not current

Botswana 

Integrated Health Service Plan: A Strategy for Changing the Health Sector for Healthy Botswana 2010–2020

Current

Cameroon

Plan National de Developpement Sanitaire 2011–2015

 

Available but not current

Côte d’Ivoire  

Plan National de Developpement Sanitaire 2016–2020

Current (not available online)

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

DRC National Strategy 2016–2020

Current

Dominican Republic 

Plan Estratégico Plurianual: Periodo 20122015

Available but not current

Ethiopia

Health Sector Transformation Plan HSTP (2015/16 up to 2019/20) Draft_V1

Current

Ghana

Health Sector Medium Term Development Plan 2014–2017

Current

Guatemala

Plan Estratégico 2014–2019

Current

Guinea

Plan National de Developpement Sanitaire (PNDS) 2015–2024

Current

Guyana 

Health Vision 2020, A National Health Strategy for Guyana 2013–2020

Current

Haiti 

Plan directeur de santé 2012–2022

Current

India 

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

Current

Indonesia

Rencana strategis Kementerian Kesehatan Tahun 2010–2014

Available but not current

Kenya

Kenya Health Sector Strategic and Investment Plan (KHSSP) July 2013–June 2017

Current

Lesotho

Health Sector Strategic Plan 2012/13–2016/17

Current

Liberia 

National Health and Social Welfare Policy and Plan 2011–2021

Current

Madagascar 

Plan de développement du secteur santé  2015–2019

Current

Malawi 

Malawi Health Sector Strategic Plan 2011–2016

Current

Mali 

Plan Decennal de Developpement Sanitaire et Social (PDDSS) 2014–2023

Current

Mozambique

Plano Estratégico do Sector da Saúde PESS 2014–2019

Current

Myanmar/Burma

Health Workforce Strategic Plan 2012–2017

Current

Namibia

National Health Policy Framework 2010-2020

Current

Nepal

Nepal Health Sector Programme – Implementation Plan II (NHSP-IP 2) 2010–2015

Available but not current

Nigeria

National Strategic Health Development Plan (2010–2015)

Available but not current

Pakistan (Balochistan)

 

Don’t know

Pakistan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) 

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Sector Strategy 2010–2017

 

Current

Pakistan (Punjab)  

Punjab Health Sector Plan 2018: Building a Healthier Punjab

 

Current

Pakistan (Sindh)

Sindh Health Sector Strategy 2012–2020

 

Current

Rwanda

Third Health Sector Strategic Plan July 2012–June 2018

Current

Senegal

Plan national de développement sanitaire PNDS 2009–2018

Current

South Africa 

Strategic Plan 2015–2020

Current

South Sudan

Republic of South Sudan Ministry of Health, Health Sector Development Plan 2012–2016

Current

Swaziland

The Second National Health Sector Strategic Plan –

NHSSP II April 2014 – March 2018

Current (not available online)

Tanzania 

Tanzania Health Sector Strategic Plan (HSSP IV) July 2015 – June 2020

Current

Tanzania, Zanzibar  

Zanzibar Health Sector Reform Strategic Plan II 2006/7–2010/11

Available but not current

Uganda 

Health Sector Development Plan 2015–2020

Current

Ukraine 

National health Reform Strategy for Ukraine 2010–2015

Not current

Yemen 

National Health Strategy 2010–2025

Current

Zambia

National Health Strategic Plan 2011–2015

Available but not current

Zimbabwe

National Strategy Health Development Plan 2009–2013

Not current

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