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Data Quality Assessment Pilot Highlights Focus on Improving HMIS Data Quality and Use in India

Dr. Vishnu Kant Srivastava leads the Statistics Division at India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). Having managed statistical initiatives at different departments and levels of the government, Dr. Srivastava recognizes the value of quality data for effective decision making. He spoke with USAID’s Health Finance and Governance (HFG) project on the findings of […]

37th IASP Conference in India: Making a Case for Enhanced Health Information System Data Use

India’s Health Management Information System (HMIS) captures crucial data on the implementation and performance of key national health programs, especially those geared to the strategic reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health (RMNCH+A) initiative of the Government of India. However, there have been concerns, based on anecdotal observations, about the quality of the HMIS data, […]

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