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Table 1 Standardized health facilities

From: Examination of malaria service utilization and service provision: an analysis of DHS and SPA data from Malawi, Senegal, and Tanzania

Standardized nameDHS facilitiesSPA facilities
Malawi2015–2016 Malawi DHS2013–2014 Malawi SPA
Government hospitalGovernment hospitalGovernment/public: central hospitalGovernment/public: district hospitalGovernment/public: rural/community hospitalGovernment/public: other hospital
Government health centreGovernment health centreGovernment/public: health centre
Government health post or mobile clinicGovernment health post/outreachGovernment mobile clinicGovernment HSAGovernment/public: maternityGovernment/public: dispensaryGovernment/public: clinicGovernment/public: health post
Private facilityPrivate hospital/clinicPrivate pharmacyPrivate doctorPrivate mobile clinicPrivate fieldworker/CHWOther private medical sectorPrivate for profit: other hospitalPrivate for profit: health centrePrivate for profit: maternityPrivate for profit: dispensaryPrivate for profit: clinicNGO: other hospitalNGO: health centreNGO: clinicCompany: health centreCompany: dispensaryCompany: clinic
Christian health association/mission/faith-basedCHAM/mission hospitalCHAM/mission health centreCHAM: rural/community hospitalCHAM: other hospitalCHAM: health centreCHAM: maternityCHAM: dispensaryCHAM: clinicCHAM: health postMission/faith-based (other than CHAM): Other hospitalMission/faith-based (other than CHAM): Clinic
Any other sourceBLMShopTraditional practitionerMarketItinerant drug sellerYouth drop-in centreOtherNo SPA equivalent
Senegal2016 Senegal Continuous DHS2016 Senegal Continuous SPA
Government hospital or health centreGovernment hospitalGovernment health centreGovernment/public: hospitalGovernment/public: health centre
Government health post or mobile clinicGovernment health postGovernment mobile teamGovernment/public: clinic
Government health hutOther public sectorCountry specific public sectorGovernment/public: case de santé
Private facilityPrivate hospital/clinicPrivate pharmacyPrivate community health workerOther private medicalNGO/private not for profit: hospitalNGO/private not for profit: health centerNGO/private not for profit: clinicPrivate for profit: hospitalPrivate for profit: health centrePrivate for profit: clinic
Any other sourceShopTraditional practitionerCountry-specific other sectorOtherNo SPA equivalent
Tanzania2015–2016 Tanzania DHS-MIS2014–2015 Tanzania SPA
Government hospitalNational/zonal referral/specialized hospitalReferral regional hospitalRegional hospitalDistrict hospitalGovernment/public: national referral hospitalGovernment/public: regional hospitalGovernment/public: district hospitalGovernment/public: district-designated hospitalGovernment/public: other hospitalParastatal: regional hospitalParastatal: other hospital
Government health centrePublic health centreGovernment/public: health centreParastatal: health center
Government clinic/dispensaryPublic clinicPublic dispensaryPublic CHWGovernment/public: clinicGovernment/public: dispensaryParastatal: dispensary
Private facilityPrivate hospitalPrivate specialized hospitalPrivate health centre Private clinicPrivate dispensaryPrivate: other hospitalPrivate: health centrePrivate: clinicPrivate: dispensary
Mission/faith-basedReligious/voluntary referral spec. hospitalreligious/voluntary hospitalreligious/voluntary district hospitalreligious/voluntary health centrereligious/voluntary clinicreligious/voluntary dispensaryMission/faith-based: national referralMission/faith-based: regional hospitalMission/faith-based: district hospitalMission/faith-based: district-designated hospitalMission/faith-based: other hospitalMission/faith-based: health centreMission/faith-based: clinicMission/faith-based: dispensary
Any other sourcePharmacyADDONGOOtherNo SPA equivalent
  1. HSA Health Surveillance Assistants, CHAM Christian Health Association of Malawi, BLM Banja La Mtsogolo (program established by Marie Stopes International), ADDO Accredited Drug Dispensing Outlet