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HST: District Health Barometer
​​​​​The District Health Barometer is a comprehensive statistical and analytical resource providing an overall view of district health performance at the primary healthcare level, including hospitals. Covering 52 health districts in nine provinces, the Barometer is used as a resource by the NDoH to develop strategy, monitor district performance, and inform planning at national and provincial levels. This repository of the District Health Barometer is sorted by the most recently published date. Click on the title field to open the relevant publication.

  • 2016
    • Author:
      Naomi Massyn, Nazia Peer, René
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2016
      The District Health Barometer seeks to highlight, health system performance, inequities in health outcomes, and health-resource allocation and delivery, and to track the efficiency of healthcare delivery processes acros...
  • 2015
    • Author:
      Naomi Massyn, Nazia Peer, Ashn
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2015
      The annually published District Health Barometer (DHB) is designed and compiled to assist South Africa’s National Department of Health in making health and related information available for monitoring progress in health...
  • 2014
    • Author:
      Naomi Massyn, Candy Day, Nazia
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2014
      HST is pleased to present this 9th edition of the District Health Barometer, the only publication of its kind in RSA that offers comparative data of the different health services at implementation level with an overview...
  • 2013
    • Author:
      Naomi Massyn, Candy Day, Muthe
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2013
      The District Health Barometer (DHB) provides an overview of the delivery of primary health care (PHC) in the public health sector across the provinces and districts in South Africa....
  • 2012
    • Author:
      Day C, Barron P, Massyn N, Pad
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2012
      The District Health Barometer's goal is to improve the quality of and access to primary health care services, by monitoring and measuring important performance indicators of the health system at district level...
  • 2011
    • Author:
      Massyn N, Day C, Barron P, Hay
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2011
      Seasoned health professionals are familiar with the example of a busload of passengers, each instructing the driver to go in a different direction and resulting in a stationary bus as the driver cannot decide which inst...
  • 2009
    • Author:
      HST
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2009
      The District Health Barometer's goal is to improve the quality of and access to primary health care services, by monitoring and measuring important performance indicators of the health system at district level....
  • 2008
    • Author:
      Day, C [ed]
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2008
      The Health Systems Trust released its latest edition of the District Health Barometer on the 6th of July at the Health Informatics South Africa conference, Emperors Palace, Gauteng. ...
  • 2007
    • Author:
      Barron, Peter
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2007
      The District Health Barometer, now in its third year, is a tool to monitor and support improvement of equitable and efficient provision of primary health care in South Africa by the monitoring of a selected set of socio...
  • 2006
  • 2005
    • Author:
      Peter Barron
      Published by:
      Health Systems Trust
      Publication Date:
      2005
      The District Health Barometer (DHB) is a collection of health indicators which presents a snapshot of how well the health districts in South Africa provide primary health care to the population...