International Health Facility Assessment Network (IHFAN)
The International Health Facility Assessment Network (IHFAN) is a multi-agency network committed to strengthening health facility-based data collection and use worldwide. It achieves this through improved communication, coordination, and networking among relevant partners at all levels. The technical activities of the group include the development of resources to help users better understand  existing health facility assessment (HFA) tools; the development of a core set of indicators for cross-country comparison of health systems performance; and technical assistance for developing training courses to improve country capacity in health system data analysis and use. Team members also contribute towards the development and implementation of HFA tools, guidelines, and strategies to promote coordination of, and collaboration in, health facility assessment related work worldwide.