Generating Data to Strengthen the Health System - Sindh Health Facility Assessment
Health facility assessments are increasingly used to measure functionality and readiness. In Sindh, the health system faces multiple challenges, including aging infrastructure, deficient human resources, and insufficient quantities of essential medicines, supplies, and equipment. While the Government of Sindh is committed to implementing a reforms agenda through the Sindh Health Sector Strategy 2012–2020, comprehensive facility-level data was required to establish a baseline to measure future health investments.
In 2015, the Sindh Department of Health asked the Health Systems Strengthening Component of USAID’s Maternal and Child Health Program to assess all existing government health facilities in the province. JSI, 2017.
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