Vital Signs Profile

Financing

WHO est. (2014 data)

PHC spending per capita
$ 15
Per capita
Prioritization of PHC:
Overall health spending
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Government health spending
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Sources of PHC spending
19 % Government
81 % Other

Capacity

Primary Health Care Progression Model (2018 data). View the rubrics for Governance, Inputs, and Population Health & Facility Management for details.

Governance
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Inputs
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Population Health & Facility Management
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Performance

Access Index
DHS STATcompiler (2015 survey)
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Quality Index
SPA (2015 survey)
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Service Coverage Index
2017 UHC Global Monitoring Report
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Equity

Access: % with perceived barriers due to cost, by wealth quintile
DHS STATcompiler (2015 survey)
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Coverage of RMNCH services, by mother's education
Health Equity Monitor (2015 data)
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Outcomes: Under-five mortality, by residence
Health Equity Monitor (2015 data)
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Core Indicators

These 38 indicators assess different aspects of how a country's primary health care (PHC) system is performing across five categories - overall systemic factors, inputs, service delivery, outputs, and outcomes.

System

Is primary health care prioritized in your health system?

Inputs

Does your system offer sufficient facilities, health care professionals, and supplies?

Service Delivery

Are services accessible and effectively organized, managed, and coordinated to deliver high quality care?

Outputs

Does your system provide the essential services you need throughout each phase of life?

Outcomes

Does your system efficiently deliver better outcomes and greater equity?

Contextual

Notes

The PHC Vital Signs indicators rely on third party data. To learn more about our data click here, or e-mail us at info@improvingphc.org to provide feedback. Visit the Indicator Library for detailed descriptions of the rationale, construction, and limitations of indicators.

References