Table 1

Institutional health data sources in Cambodia

Data sourceInstitutional bodyNotesAvailability and/or reporting
National Health Information SystemDepartment of Planning and Health Information, Ministry of Health
Routine data collection from public health facilities on illness and health service utilisation.Annual report on Health Statistics Cambodia.
Cambodia Demographic and Health Survey (DHS)National Institute of Statistics (Ministry of Planning); Directorate General for Health, Ministry of Health
Nationally representative household survey on key demographic and health indicators, including morbidity and mortality, healthcare-seeking behaviour, health expenditures, gender issues and disease awareness.2000, 2005, 2010, 2014.
Cambodia Early Warning and Response System (CAMEWARN)Department of Communicable Disease Control, Ministry of Health
National surveillance system for 10 diseases, based on weekly reports from health centres, referral hospitals and two paediatric hospitals.Weekly reports.
Malaria Information SystemNational Center for Parasitology, Entomology, and Malaria Control (CNM), Ministry of Health
Data on malaria diagnosis and treatment from Village Malaria Workers. Routine reports also include data from the National Health Information System.Monthly bulletin, quarterly and annual reports.
HIV/AIDS Monitoring SystemNational Center for HIV/AIDS, Dermatology, and Sexually Transmitted Infections (NCHADS), Ministry of Health
Routine data collection on HIV/AIDS and STI prevention, care, support and treatment from all treatment centres as well as counselling and prevention sites.Quarterly and annual reports.
TB Reporting SystemNational Center for Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control (CENAT), Ministry of Health data collection from public health facilities for both tuberculosis and multidrug resistant tuberculosis.Quarterly and annual reports.
National CensusNational Institute of Statistics, Ministry of Planning
Micro datasets can be accessed for research purposes at the online repository system of the National Institute of Statistics ( after authorisation.By law, the general population census in Cambodia must be conducted every 10 years (1998, 2008). An intercensal population survey was conducted in 2004.
Cambodia Socio-Economic Survey (CSES)National Institute of Statistics, Ministry of Planning
Key survey on living conditions in Cambodia. Results from CSES are used for monitoring the National Strategic Development Plan. The 2004, 2009 and 2014 surveys were based on large samples (about 12‚ÄČ000 households).The CSES was conducted intermittently in the period 1993 to 2004 but since 2007 the survey is annual.
  • STI, sexually transmitted infection; TB, tuberculosis.