India’s Health Management Information System (HMIS) captures crucial data on the implementation and performance of key national health programs, especially those geared to the strategic reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health (RMNCH+A) initiative of the Government of India. However, there have been concerns, based on anecdotal observations, about the quality of the HMIS data, […]
Presentation during the HFG-led technical session at the 37th annual conference of the Indian Association for the Study of Population (IASP), in New Delhi, India in December 2016. Focusing on the potential utility of India’s Health Management Information System (HMIS) as a rich data resource and the role of regular assessments in ensuring data quality.
The Government of India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) places rigorous emphasis on evidence-based planning, monitoring, and supervision of public health services. Generation and use of reliable, quality health data is crucial for improving the quality of health services, especially to achieve the maternal and child health goals aimed for under the strategic […]
The Government of India has prioritized 184 of the 640 districts in the country for focused maternal and child health interventions under an integrated program called the Reproductive, Maternal, Neonatal, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCH+A) initiative. A