What are the indicators of a functional ILHZ?

Name of Office: Bureau of Local Health Development

There are 4 levels of indicators to measure functionality of ILHZs:

Capacity indicators: what the ILHZ has

  • For Domains I and II: available, adequate, right category and appropriately trained health personnel; health facility infrastructure and functional equipment; adequate commodities and supplies; available protocols/ CPGs /systems guide and funds for services/activities
  • For Domain III: Established systems/ guides for functions; structures and staff to support and run systems;  available funds to operate and sustain coordination mechanisms

Effort Indicators: what the ILHZ does with what it has

  • For Domains I, II, and III: service delivery networking among service delivery points and other stakeholders; joint financing schemes; ILHZ-wide promotion and information dissemination ; joint outreach activities and services; ILHZ-wide supervision including M & E; adoption of regulatory measures across ILHZ

Coverage and Utilization Indicators: Who and to what extent the ILHZ is reaching and serving

  • For Domain I: program performance indicators
  • For Domain II: increasing caseload; increasing individual cases properly managed, treated and referred to appropriate health care facilities; network of service delivery points (SDPs) in ILHZ tracks and monitors clients across SDPs to ensure continuous treatment and follow-up care;increasing satisfaction of individual clients with availability, affordability and accessibility of essential drugs
  • For Domain III: widening scope of concerns addressed; expands annual planning to coverage of  3-5 years; expanding duration and increasing sectoral participation (including private sector) in the various processes in the ILHZ. 

Outcome indicators: What health outcomes the ILHZ is delivering

  • For Domain I and II:  reduced mortalities and morbidities in the ILHZ
  • For Domain III: absence or minimal occurrence of epidemics/outbreaks in ILHZ; disasters/emergencies minimized/ contained with less number of death/disabilities; stakeholders using and benefitting from the information generated through coordinative systems widens ; increasing performance in the ILHZ as a whole, in individual member LGUs and in all SDPs within the ILHZ which will result in  reduced or no  disparity in performance of member LGUs.