International Health Facility Assessment Network (IHFAN)
Links to HFA related websites

Links to the useful web-sites related to HFA are listed below. Please note that we do not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any linked information. The opinions expressed on those websites may not necessarily reflect the views of IHFAN. Once you link to another website, you are subject to the disclaimers, security, and privacy policies of the linked site.

  • Child Survival Technical Supportplus (CSTS+)
    The site has a link to all tools and associated documents needed to conduct Rapid Health Facility Assessment (R-HFA), including overview of the R-HFA, data collection manual, data collection forms, data entry and analysis program, and an example of how to package information from data analysis for dissemination.

  • DELIVER Project
    Logistics Indicators Assessment Tool (LIAT) country reports are accessible through this site.

  • Health System 20/20
    This site offers users data collection forms, training manuals, and country reports for the Health Facility-based Survey of Human Resource for Health in HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria and MCH Services (HRHS) that were developed by ABT Associates under the rubric of the Health System 20/20 initiative. The country reports on the Service Provision Assessment (SPA) conducted in Cote d’Ivoire (2008) and Nigeria (2008) by Abt. Associates are also accessible on this site.

  • Making Medical Injections Safer (MMIS) Project
    The resources for injection safety and waste management practices, including health facility assessment tools, analysis plan, performance indicators, and training manuals (English and Portuguese) are available on this web-site.

    This site has links to the Service Provision Assessment (SPA) survey tools, reports, training manuals, and selected survey datasets.

  • MEASURE Evaluation
    The search engine allows the users to find MEASURE Evaluation publications on the Health Facility Assessment, including working papers, manual, and technical papers developed by IHFAN and others.

  • WHO
    The Service Availability Mapping (SAM) questionnaires and country reports are available at this site.

  • WHO Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office (EMRO)
    Country reports on the use of IMCI Health Facility Survey in Egypt (2002) and Sudan (2003) are available on this web-site.


  • Health Metrics Network (HMN)
    The Health Metrics Network (HMN) is a global partnership that facilitates better health information at country, regional and global levels. The HMN seeks to bring together health and statistical constituencies in order to build capacity and expertise and enhance the availability, quality, dissemination and use of data for decision-making. The HMN web-site provides various assessment and monitoring tools and resources in relation to the general area of health information system strengthening.

  • International Household Survey Network (IHSN)
    The IHSN is a partnership of international organizations seeking to improve the availability, quality and use of survey data in developing countries. Established as a recommendation of the Marrakech Action Plan for Statistics, and coordinated by the World Bank Data Group, the IHSN developed tools and guidelines to foster better use of survey and census microdata. Among others, the IHSN developed the Microdata Management Toolkit to promote the adoption of international standards and best practices for microdata documentation, dissemination and preservation. The IHSN is also maintaining a central survey catalogue which provides useful information on the household surveys conducted around the world. The HFA component of the central catalogue is located on the IHFAN website (see the tab labeled survey catalog).

  • Routine Health Information Network (RHINO)
    The Routine Health Information Network (RHINO) is a collaboration of developing country governments, donor agencies, technical groups, and private voluntary organizations whose purpose is to strengthen the role of evidence-based decision making by engaging organizations and professionals in promotion of effective collection and use of routine health information, especially at the district level and below. As a network for routine health information system professionals, RHINO promotes best practices and shares RHIS experiences through such means as sponsored panels at international conferences, training workshops and various web based resources like its website and online forums and listservs.