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Volume 21 Supplement 1

Health facility data to monitor national and subnational progress


Publication costs for this supplement were not funded by sponsorship.

Edited by Agbessi Amouzou, Cheikh Faye, Kaspar Wyss and Ties Boerma

  1. Recording and reporting health data in facilities is the backbone of routine health information systems which provide data collected by health facility workers during service provision. Data is firstly collect...

    Authors: Amani Siyam, Por Ir, Dararith York, James Antwi, Freddie Amponsah, Ofelia Rambique, Carlos Funzamo, Aderemi Azeez, Leonard Mboera, Claud John Kumalija, Susan Fred Rumisha, Irene Mremi, Ties Boerma and Kathryn O’Neill
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21(Suppl 1):691
  2. Routine health facility data are a critical source of local monitoring of progress and performance at the subnational level. Uganda has been using district health statistics from facility data for many years. ...

    Authors: Geraldine Agiraembabazi, Jimmy Ogwal, Christine Tashobya, Rornald Muhumuza Kananura, Ties Boerma and Peter Waiswa
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21(Suppl 1):512
  3. There are limited existing approaches to generate estimates from Routine Health Information Systems (RHIS) data, despite the growing interest to these data. We calculated and assessed the consistency of matern...

    Authors: Abdoulaye Maïga, Agbessi Amouzou, Moussa Bagayoko, Cheikh M. Faye, Safia S. Jiwani, Dauda Kamara, Ibrahim B. Koroma and Osman Sankoh
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21(Suppl 1):547
  4. In conflict-affected settings, data on reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) are often lacking for priority setting and timely decision-making. We aimed to describe the levels and trends in ...

    Authors: Espoir Bwenge Malembaka, Chiara Altare, Rosine Nshobole Bigirinama, Ghislain Bisimwa, Robert Banywesize, Nabil Tabbal and Ties Boerma
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21(Suppl 1):195
  5. Coverage with the third dose of diphtheria-pertussis-tetanus-containing vaccine (DPT3) is a widely used measure of the performance of routine immunization systems. Since 2015, data reported by Ethiopia’s healt...

    Authors: Bob Pond, Abebe Bekele, Sandra Mounier-Jack, Habtamu Teklie and Theodros Getachew
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21(Suppl 1):587
  6. Household survey data are frequently used to measure reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH) service utilisation in low and middle income countries. However, these surveys are typ...

    Authors: Kristine Nilsen, Natalia Tejedor-Garavito, Douglas R. Leasure, C. Edson Utazi, Corrine W. Ruktanonchai, Adelle S. Wigley, Claire A. Dooley, Zoe Matthews and Andrew J. Tatem
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21(Suppl 1):370
  7. South Africa is committed to advancing universal health coverage (UHC). The usefulness and potential of using routine health facility data for monitoring progress towards UHC, in the form of the 16-tracer WHO ...

    Authors: Candy Day, Andy Gray, Annibale Cois, Noluthando Ndlovu, Naomi Massyn and Ties Boerma
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21(Suppl 1):194
  8. Monitoring medically certified causes of death is essential to shape national health policies, track progress to Sustainable Development Goals, and gauge responses to epidemic and pandemic disease. The combina...

    Authors: Trust Nyondo, Gisbert Msigwa, Daniel Cobos, Gregory Kabadi, Tumaniel Macha, Emilian Karugendo, Joyce Mugasa, Geofrey Semu, Francis Levira, Carmen Sant Fruchtman, James Mwanza, Isaac Lyatuu, Martin Bratschi, Claud J. Kumalija, Philip Setel and Don de Savigny
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21(Suppl 1):214
  9. Achievement of successful health outcomes depends on evidence-based programming and implementation of effective health interventions. Routine Health Management Information System is one of the most valuable da...

    Authors: Ravi Prakash, Bidyadhar Dehury, Charu Yadav, Anand Bhushan Tripathi, Chhavi Sodhi, Huzaifa Bilal, N. Vasanthakumar, Shajy Isac, B. M. Ramesh, James Blanchard and Ties Boerma
    Citation: BMC Health Services Research 2021 21(Suppl 1):196