Assessing the National Health Information System

Author:World Health Organization - Health Metrics Network
Description:The purpose of this tool is to help countries and other partners improve global health by strengthening the systems that generate health-related information for evidence-based decision making. This is done by enhancing health information and statistical systems, and concentrating efforts on strengthening country leadership for health information production and use through the use of the HMN Framework.
      Assessment Purpose
    • Comprehensive assessment to inform national-level planning
    • Routine monitoring
      Health System Level
    • National
      Assessment Areas
    • HIS governance and leadership
    • HIS management
    • Data sources
    • Data management
    • Information products and dissemination
    • Data quality
    • Data use
      Primary Data Collection Method
    • Mixed methods
      Other Criteria
    • Considers context
    • Measures capacity
    • Multiple languages available
    • Specific to routine data sources
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