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HEALTH INDICATORS IN ZAMBIA PRESENTER; DR PHIRI CHIMIKA 13 th march 2012.

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1 HEALTH INDICATORS IN ZAMBIA PRESENTER; DR PHIRI CHIMIKA 13 th march 2012

2 Health indicators... Definitions; Health ; state of complete physical, Mental, and social well-being and not merely absence of disease or infirmity Indicator; a measurable variable used to determine the degree of adherence to a standard (desired performance)

3 Health Indicators... Currently desired health performance are in line with the MDGs on health and the National Health Strategic Plan

4 Health indicators... The following are some of the Health indicators in Zambia; 1.Child Health - Under five Mortality rate (119 per 1,000 live births) -infant mortality rate (70 per 1,000 live births) -Percentage of 1 year-old children immunized against Measles

5 Health Indicators Maternal Health -Maternal Mortality rate -percentage of births attended by skilled health personnel

6 Health Indicators... 3.HIV/AIDS -HIV/AIDS prevalence rate -percentage of population years with comprehensive knowledge of HIV/AIDS -percentage of current users of Contraception who are using condoms

7 Health Indicators... 3.Malaria -percentage of population in Malaria risk areas using effective malaria prevention and treatment measures -percentage of children under five sleeping under ITN -percentage of children under five with fever who are appropriately treated.

8 Health Indicators... 4.Life expectancy at birth (in years) 5.Total Fertility rate

9 Health Indicators... 6.Basic Environmental health facilities -percentage of population using solid fuels -percentage of population with sustainable access to an improved water source -percentage of population with access to improved sanitation

10 Health indicators... Nutrition -Stunting; percentage of under five who are stunted (45%) -Wasting; percentage of Under five years who are wasted (5%) -Underweight; percentage of children who are over weight (8%)

11 THANK YOU Reference; ZDHS report 2007


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