Strengthening health information systems in countries of the South-East Asia Region
AbstractThe publication describes the outcomes of the discussion on strengthening health information systems (HIS) held between national focal and representatives of national statistical offices. Recent initiatives and developments like the Health Metrics Network, Millennium Development Goals, Health Mapping and Integrated Disease Surveillance etc., as well as country-specific issues and challenges related to national and sub-national level health information were identified. The Regional Strategic Framework 2006-2015, comprising generic guidelines for countries to develop their country specific action plans was finalized.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2006). Strengthening health information systems in countries of the South-East Asia Region. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/206409