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					Core Health Indicators in
 Western Pacific Region



            HIN/WPRO
Key Health Data bases

   Demographic Tables
   Country Health Information Profiles (CHIPs)
   Statistical Annex (RD’s report)
   Health MDG indicators
   Program specific databases
Demographic Tables
   Population in quinary age groups by sex 2000-2010
   Total population by sex for 2000-2005
   Population in specific age groups by sex, 2000-2005
   Population distribution in women’s reproductive ages
    2000-2005
   Pop distribution in infants, pre-school toddlers,
    kindergartens & children age, adolescents & school
    age, adults, post-retirement.
   Pop growth, urban pop, pop density
   Selected indicators:CBR, CDR, NMR, Sex ratio,
    median age, IMR, U-5 Mortality, expectations of life,
    TFR, NRR , dependency ratio 2000-2005…
Country Health Information Profile
database

   Demographic & vital rates (15)
   MCH (Immunization, environmental) (10)
   Per capita GDP & health budget & expenditure
    (4)
   Health workforce (1)
   Morbidity & Mortality-leading causes (2)
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   EPI-related diseases (1)
   Selected CDC (4)
   NCD (6)
   Health Infrastructure/facilities (1)

N.B: There are 44 types of indicators. Most
  information are classified by gender & diseases are
  by cases, deaths & rates where applicable.
Statistical annex (RD’s report)

 Demographic indicators (10)
 Socio economic indicators (8)
 Health workforce & infrastructure indicators (2)
 Health status & coverage indicators (12)
 Selected morbidity & mortality indicators (15
  selected diseases)
Note: about 70 % of the indicators are taken
  from CHIPs health database)
Health MDG indicators

   Focussing on the 14 health-related indicators
   Trend database to be developed in due course
    for all countries/areas in the region.

Note:Collaborative work with SEARO on health indicator
  brochure/bi-regional publication
Program specific database

   STB     Malaria      HIV/AIDS           EPI
   TFI     CSR          NCD

-Data are mostly by trends ;case detection, incidence,
  prevalence, deaths, treatment outcome, coverage,
  workload or performance, risk factor profiles
  (STEPs survey)
-Surveillance & programme planning
Dissemination & Update of Core Database


   Websites
   Hardcopy/CD ROM/publications
   Updated annually
   Revised every 3 to 5 years in consultation with
    technical units
   Maintain close link with WR offices & MOHs
Suggestions for improvement
   Good to establish a catalogue of global core health indicators
    for country use
   Definitions of indicators be provided to facilitate international
    comparison
   Need to resolve the issues of data accuracy (normally several
    conflicting figures on same indicator within country)
   Develop core health dataset including health MDG indicators
    for long term monitoring & evaluation
   Improve mortality reporting thro MOH where vital registration
    is weak
   Use country website for validating & updating indicators
    where possible