HMN Framework

The HMN Framework explains why countries need to build stronger systems to deal with health information. It describes what makes a system effective, how each part of the system can be evaluated, and the principles that help countries to build and strengthen their systems accounting to an agreed standard. The Framework is designed to build upon existing systems, and offers a set of processes and tools to plan, implement, assess and strengthen country information systems.

The second edition has important new contributions from countries and partners, particularly in the elaboration of methods and standards for implementation as represented by the three-phase road map for applying the Framework

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Publisher: WHO, 2008