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.

HIS Interoperability Maturity Toolkit: Users' Guide  (4.03 MB)

HIS Interoperability Maturity Toolkit: Users' Guide (4.03 MB)

29/05/2018 10:02 4.03 MB

USAID’s MEASURE Evaluation project, in collaboration with the Digital Health and Interoperability technical working group of the Health Data Collaborative, has developed an Health Information System Interoperability Maturity Toolkit for use by countries to assess and improve their health information systems. The toolkit was reviewed by Kenya’s and Ghana’s digital health stakeholders from ministries of health, implementing partners, universities, and private sector. The toolkit will help countries to assess the capacity of key domains for interoperability towards a desired status. The toolkit will enable countries to identify gaps and plan appropriate interventions to bridge those gaps.

HIS Interoperability Maturity Model  (181 kB)

HIS Interoperability Maturity Model (181 kB)

31/05/2018 08:31 181 kB

Digital Health Investment Review Tool  (180 kB)

Digital Health Investment Review Tool (180 kB)

08/02/2019 14:59 180 kB

The goal of the Digital Health Investment Review Tool, developed by MCSP, is to provide high-level guidance based on widely-accepted best practices such as the Principles for Digital Development and the Donor Investment Principles that can be used to support strategic investments in the use of digital technologies to support public and global health. For more information, please visit:

Cameroun Rapport de Suivi des 100 Indicateurs Clés de Santé en 2017  (3.65 MB)
Cameroon Tracking 100 Core Health Indicators in 2017  (3.58 MB)

Cameroon Tracking 100 Core Health Indicators in 2017 (3.58 MB)

12/12/2018 09:32 3.58 MB

HIS Interoperability Maturity Toolkit Mapping Tool  (314 kB)

HIS Interoperability Maturity Toolkit Mapping Tool (314 kB)

10/12/2018 14:38 314 kB

Global Digital Health Resources and Maturity Models: A Summary (UPDATED)  (144 kB)
HDC Progress Report 2016-18  (2.75 MB)

HDC Progress Report 2016-18 (2.75 MB)

10/12/2018 12:53 2.75 MB

Malawi HDC Deep Dive Call November 2018  (492 kB)

Malawi HDC Deep Dive Call November 2018 (492 kB)

30/11/2018 12:23 492 kB

Malawi HMIS National Stakeholder Workshop Outcomes  (59 kB)

Malawi HMIS National Stakeholder Workshop Outcomes (59 kB)

21/11/2018 10:38 59 kB

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