HMIS

Overview and organisation

personnel on a regular basis Information relevant and up to date .INTRODUCTION Health management: monitoring of the health status of the population provision of services as to the coverage and utility drugs stocks and consumption patterns equipment status and availability. Finances.

retrieved and processed for decisionmaking (output) • Need for decision making in: • providing optimal patient care. .NEED FOR HIMS • A health information system(HIS) is a process whereby health data (input) are recorded stored. • training of medical personnel to generate appropriate human resources • facilitate research development activities in various areas of medicine.

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ORGANIZATIONAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE HMIS IN INDIA CENTRAL BUREAU OF HEALTH INTELLIGENCE (CBHI) .

STATISTICS DIVISION (MoHFW) • Chief director and 4 joint directors computer unit demography unit performance monitoring evaluation unit impact monitoring unit field evaluation unit. concurrent evaluation physically located in the Health ministry : access to better computing facilities office support. greater thrust on RCH program provides continuous funding is assured for its surveys and studies. .2.

• estimates of vital statistics are based on a System called Sample Registration System. .3. THE SAMPLE REGISTRATION SYSTEM (SRS) • census operations once in every ten years. death rate and other fertility and mortality indicators. • SRS is a large scale demographic survey conducted in India for providing reliable annual estimates of birth rate.

• field investigation consists of continuous enumeration of births and deaths by a resident part time enumerator. generally a teacher followed by an independent survey every six months by an official. • The data obtained through these operations are matched. The unmatched and partially matched events are verified in the field and thereafter an unduplicated count of births and deaths is obtained. .

STATE LEVEL ORGANISATION .

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