Through its working groups, the Health Data Collaborative will produce numerous tools, such as data standards, measurement methods, health indicators and other resources that will support countries to collect, analyse and use more accurate and reliable health data.

Around the world, countries are faced with collecting data for numerous different donors using different methods and indicators. The tools we produce will help to harmonise those methods, easing the administrative burden on countries and ensuring they have better data, for better decisions, and better health.

We’re developing a one-stop shop for health information system standards that will include: 

  • Guidelines for designing measurement and evaluation systems within national health sector plans
  • A package of recommended indicators, data quality metrics and dashboards for collecting and analysing data at health facilities and in communities
  • Standards for integrating outbreak surveillance into routine health information systems
  • Harmonized set of survey tools for collecting comprehensive household health data
  • Resource kit to improve birth and death registration
  • Core health workforce metrics
  • Guidelines on designing health systems that talk to each other and policies for sharing data

Featured Documents

Five-Point Call to Action

The declaration from more than 600 health leaders at the 2015 Summit on Measurement and Accountability for Health, describing priority actions and targets for smarter investments and stronger capacities for health data.

Health Data Collaborative Operational Workplan 2016 - 2017

View the Collaborative's objectives and deliverables.

Global Reference List of 100 Core Health Indicators

A standard set of 100 indicators prioritized by the global community to provide concise information on the health situation and trends, including responses at national and global levels.

HDC_Theory_of_Change.jpg  (179 kB)

HDC_Theory_of_Change.jpg (179 kB)

26/05/2020 11:45 179 kB

HDC_Overview_May_2020.pdf  (712 kB)

HDC_Overview_May_2020.pdf (712 kB)

26/05/2020 11:35 712 kB

HDC_Overview.pptx  (517 kB)

HDC_Overview.pptx (517 kB)

22/05/2020 10:46 517 kB

HDC_Monthly_Call_Minutes_20_Feb_2020.pdf  (788 kB)

HDC_Monthly_Call_Minutes_20_Feb_2020.pdf (788 kB)

21/05/2020 12:52 788 kB

HDC__Partners_Meeting_NfR_19-20_Mar_2020.pdf  (459 kB)

HDC__Partners_Meeting_NfR_19-20_Mar_2020.pdf (459 kB)

21/05/2020 12:52 459 kB

HDC__Partners_Meeting_COVID-19_7_May_2020.pdf  (320 kB)

HDC__Partners_Meeting_COVID-19_7_May_2020.pdf (320 kB)

21/05/2020 12:52 320 kB

HDC_Monthly_Call_Minutes_23_Jan_2020.pdf  (217 kB)

HDC_Monthly_Call_Minutes_23_Jan_2020.pdf (217 kB)

21/05/2020 12:52 217 kB

DHIS2_for_COVID19_HDC_Webinar_Apr_2020_vF.PDF  (5.65 MB)

DHIS2_for_COVID19_HDC_Webinar_Apr_2020_vF.PDF (5.65 MB)

30/04/2020 13:16 5.65 MB

SCORE two-pager  (112 kB)

SCORE two-pager (112 kB)

25/03/2020 17:09 112 kB

A technical package to strengthen country health data for universal health coverage and the health-related SDGs.

Master facility list resource pack- for countries wanting to strengthen their MFL  (9.61 MB)

Master facility list resource pack- for countries wanting to strengthen their MFL (9.61 MB)

25/03/2020 16:45 9.61 MB

The Master Facility List (MFL) Resource Package was developed to guide countries through the process of establishing or strengthening their MFL. The MFL Resource Package describes the various elements that must be in place to have a functional MFL including a governance structure; a comprehensive, up-to-date facility list; and a software platform to house and share the MFL data.

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