Centralized health statistics information system in charge of collection, transfer, processing and feedback of data and information on population health status, health services quality, accessibility, health institutions, resources and capacity in place throughout the country. Death registration, cause specific mortality collection, diseases registries, STEPs surveys have been also conducted. The electronic record system started in 1987, with Ministry of Health, Health Department –Implementation Agency of Mongolian Government, City and Aimag Health Departments, aimag/ district general hospitals, specialized centers and hospitals being computerized from 1997 to 2000. Routine health reporting software is used throughout the country, which had been tailored for the Mongolia’s specific needs.
A national strategic plan or e-health in the health sector has been developed with full participation of all stakeholders and approved. National health information system is still facing a challenge of fragmented data collection system, provision of high quality data including sub-population groups and improved utilization of collected data.