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The Quality Assurance Program for Public Health Services was launched by Ministry of Health in October 1991. Indicators were developed for the various disciplines which included Family Health, Food Quality and Disease Control.Currently there are 14 national indicators that are being monitored. anew44.jpg (14073 bytes)
INDICATOR

1996

1997

Jun 1998

Incidence rate of eclampsia (15/10,000)

4.9

2.3

0

Incidence rate of pueperial sepsis among home
Deliveries (3 cases / district)

0

0

0

Incidence rate of severe neonatal jaundice (100/10,000)

0

0

0

Percentage of children below 1 year who had   completed 3rd dose of DPT / DT (80%)

95.8

98.0

45.5

Incidence rate of tetanus neonatorum (nil)

0

0

0

Percentage of visual defect cases detected   among standard one school children (>= 0.2%)

1.8

1.7

1.7

Average notification time for typhoid (14 days)

11.4

11

no case

Morbidity index for typhoid (<2 case)

1.2

0.5

no case

Detection rate of samples contravening microbiological standard.

16.87 (std 5 %)

19.81
(std20%)

25.8
(std20%)

Detection rate of samples contravening non-microbiological standard (5 %).

8.26

9.02

6.79

Malaria death (nil)

1

1

0

Dengue notification index (100%) 

100

99.6

94.5

Dengue outbreak control index (100%)

no outbreak 

93.3

88.9

A new indicator for dengue was added in 1997. The indicator is Dengue Law Enforment Index with 70% optimum achievable standard. Any indicators which do not achieved the target set need to be fully investigated following the "model of good care" guidelines.

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