Fully functioning District Health Information System with nutrition score cards is in place.

FROM Commitment: Functioning Health Information Systems

Government / Namibia

Government of the Republic of Namibia

Partner organisations:
Multilateral organisations, including United Nations (UN) agencies: UNICEF, WHO
Date made: 14 Mar 2022
Related event: 2021 Tokyo N4G Summit
Verification status Verified Find out more
NAF SMARTness index High Find out more
Targeted location National - Routine nutrition data gets collected monthly through the health system at community, district, regional and national levels.
Targeted population Overall population (all ages, both sexes)
Primary indicator DHIS2 is fully functional
Primary indicator baseline DHIS2 in development
Primary indicator target DHIS2 is fully functional
Duration January, 2020 - December, 2022

Goal action plan

The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services, together with UNICEF Namibia and WHO Namibia, commits to finalize the development and implementation of the District Health Information System 2 (DHIS2).

Nutrition Action Classification


  • Financial
  • Operational
  • Leadership and governance
  • Research monitoring and data


  • Food environment
  • Food supply chain
  • Consumer knowledge
  • Nutrition care services


  • Undernutrition
  • Diet
  • Obesity and diet-related NCDs
  • Food and nutrition security

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