Healthcare Statistics Unit (HSU) was established in response to the increasing demand of evidence-based policy making. Healthcare policy and planning decisions should be based on systematic and rigorous use of statistics. This is to ensure the effective, efficient and equitable delivery of medical services to public.
Based on the careful analysis of sound and transparent data government could;
|1.||Forecast future healthcare projections|
|2.||Monitor policy implementation|
|3.||Evaluate policy impact|
HSU has been assigned to manage National Healthcare Statistics Initiative Survey (NHSI). The intention of this survey is to put as much statistical information as possible regarding Malaysian healthcare in the public domain in a useful, easy to understand and credible manner. It comprise of a family of four surveys.
|1.||National Healthcare Establishments & Workforce Statistics Survey (NHEWS)|
|2.||National Medicines Use Survey (NMUS)|
|3.||National Medical Device Survey (NMDS)|
|4.||National Medical Care Survey (NMCS)|
It strives to increase understanding of the national healthcare provider’s facilities, activities & workforce, as well as our healthcare performance.