distric-health-barometer The same happens when health services do not have clear and specific plans. Plans with measurable indicators and targets are required at all levels (i.e. national, provincial, district, sub-district, facility and units within facilities). We need good health information to determine progress and to measure the results of implementing such plans. The District Health Barometer (DHB), a Health Systems Trust (HST) publication, makes a meaningful contribution to providing this information.