Evaluation of the Regional Health Information System in Peru

The diagnosis of the situation in the countries of the Americas ranked Peru as second-to-last among the 26 countries of the region and placed it in the fourth group characterized by a low coverage level. With regard to vital statistics, coverage and quality is almost non-existent; system operators have little training and less access to standards tools and information producers have a negative perception of the information system. In fact, there are no inter-institutional committees or strengthening programs.

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