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Report: District Health Barometer 2013-14

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Released annually by the Health Systems Trust, the District Health Barometer compiles information from the District Health Information System, the electronic tuberculosis (TB) register and the National Treasury

HST logoThe 653-page report includes five new indicators including HIV testing coverage, resistance to the TB drug rifampicin and HIV/TB co-infected patients.

Two indicators, including the number of children estimated to have missed their second measles vaccination, have been dropped from this year’s edition of the report.

The latest Health Systems Trust report also includes four new chapters on equity, disease burden, data quality and district health system performance.

Download the full report: District Health Barometer 2013-14

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