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Table 5 Data collection, compilation, reporting and dissemination

From: Information systems for mental health in six low and middle income countries: cross country situation analysis

Themes Ethiopia India Nepal Nigeria South Africa Uganda
Data collection Only paper and pencil Paper pencil and electronic Paper pencil and electronic Paper pencil and electronic Paper pencil and electronic Paper pencil and electronic
Data compilation Manually HMIS web portal HMIS online data entry system Manually and electronically Manually and electronically Manually and electronically
Data analysis Annually Monthly Quarterly and annually Quarterly and annually Quarterly Quarterly
Frequency of data reporting to MoH Quarterly Monthly, quarterly and annually Monthly Monthly Quarterly Monthly, quarterly and annually
Data quality control mechanisms Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Feedback mechanisms to the lowest level Not clear Yes Yes Not specified Yes Yes
Dissemination of HMIS data Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Public access of HMIS report Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes