Track20 is built around using all available data to better inform monitoring and planning. A key focus of this work is to make greater use of service statistics- this includes working to improve the quality of service statistics and to improve how the data is used to monitor progress.

Assessing Service Statistics Systems

What type of data systems are countries using to record and report family planning service data? What indicators are countries measuring via the collected in these service statistics systems? To provide some insights into these issues, Track20 complied information from several sources:

  • Track20 Country Rapid Assessments in selected countries
  • A questionnaire completed by Track20 National M&E Officers from 30 countries participating in M&E training in early 2016 (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Lome, Togo; and Bangkok, Thailand)
    See results here
  • Responses to inquiries regarding family planning Data Elements from countries in which FP data is included in District Health Information Systems 2 (DHIS2).