Health

Health Management Information System an Outlook

The vast majority of facilities (94 percent) report that they regularly compile a HMIS report. However, only half of facilities (54 percent) have a designated HMIS focal person. UHCs (45 percent) and HPs (50 percent) are least likely to have a designated HMIS focal person. Facilities in Terai (62 percent) are more likely than facilities in other regions to have adesignated HMIS focal person.

 

  Among all facilities, percentages that:  
Background characteristics Compile HMIS report regularly Have a designated HMIS focal person Number of facilities Number of facilities that compile HMIS report regularly HMIS focal person trained on HMIS Number of facilities with designated HMIS focal person
Facility type
Zonal and above hospitals 89.8 85.7 6 4 100 4
District level hospitals 100 89.5 16 12 100 13
Private Hospitals 91.3 78.8 70 41 100 36
PHCCs 97.1 74.3 42 34 100 31
HPs 94.3 50.3 775 605 100 360
UHCs 89.7 44.8 32 25 100 12
Managing authority
Public 94.4 52.2 871 680 100 419
Private 91.3 78.8 70 41 100 36
Ecological region
Mountain 94.4 42.5 118 93 100 41
Hill 93.9 51.8 482 382 100 225
Terai 94.3 61.6 340 247 100 190
Earthquake affected districts (14) 96.4 56.1 195 160 100 97
National average 94.1 54.2 940 721 100 456

Among all health facilities, percentages that compile HMIS report regurlarly and percentages that have a designated HMIS focal person; among all facilities that compile HMIS report regularly, percentage having the previous months HMIS report, and among facilities with a designated HMIS focal person, percentages with the HMIS focal person trained in HMIS, by background characteristics, Nepal HFS 2015.

Source: Nepal health facility survey 2015; preliminary report page 51