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South Africa HealthRise Health Facility Survey 2015

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General Info
Provider 
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
Geography 
KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Cape
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
09/2015 - 10/2015
Data type
Survey:
  • Cross-sectional
  • Discharge
  • Health facility
  • Inpatient
  • Interview
Summary 

HealthRise is a collaborative multicountry initiative to implement and evaluate innovative community-based programs intended to improve heart disease and diabetes care in underserved communities. Conducted as part of HealthRise South Africa, this health facility survey was carried out at 86 facilities in Umgungundlovu district in KwaZulu-Natal province and Pixley ka Seme district in Northern Cape province. The survey was based on based on the WHO package of essential NCD interventions and South Africa’s Essential Medicine List and Standard Treatment Guidelines for Primary Health Care 2014. It was adapted from a questionnaire created for the Access, Bottlenecks, Costs, and Equity (ABCE) study. Data were collected about facility capacity, equipment availability, pharmaceutical and supply stocks, staffing, and services provided. The data were collected through computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI).

Citation
Publication year 
2018
Suggested citation 
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), Medtronic Foundation, Social Surveys Africa. South Africa HealthRise Health Facility Survey 2015. Seattle, United States: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), 2018.