Government of India Central Bureau of Health Intelligence Department of Health & Family Welfare
Central Bureau of Health Intelligence - Government of India


  1. CBHI collects primary as well as secondary data on various communicable and non-communicable diseases, human resource in health sector and health infrastructure from various Government organizations/ departments to maintain and disseminate Heath Statistics through its annual publication “National Health Profile” which highlights most of the relevant health information under 6 major indicators viz. Demographic, Socio-economic, Health Status, Health Finance, Health Infrastructure and Human Resources.
  2. CBHI collects the information on reform initiatives for Health Sector Policy Reform Option Database (HS-PROD).
  3. For capacity building and human resources development in health sector, CBHI conducts in-service training programmes for the officers and the staff working in various Medical Record Department & health institutions of the Central/State governments, ESI, Defense and Railways and well as private health institutions through its various training centres.
  4. CBHI has mandate for Capacity Building & Operation Research for Efficient health information system (HIS) including Family of International Classification (ICD-10 & ICF) use in India and South East Asia Region. CBHI conducts National Level training course on Master trainers on ICD-10 & ICF at RHSTC at Mohali, Chandigarh. CBHI also organizes sensitization workshops on ICD-10 & ICF in big Govt. /Pvt. Hospitals.
  5. In addition, special batches of National/International Training Courses are conducted by CBHI on request of States/UTs & various organizations like Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA), WHO etc.
  6. CBHI Provides Internship and Health Management Programmes for the students of National Universities and Institutes.
  7. Function as WHO Collaborating Centre on Family of International Classifications (ICD – 10 & ICF) in India to promote the development & use of the WHO Family of International Classifications (WHO-FIC) including the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD), the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), and other derived and related classifications and to contribute to their implementation and improvement in the light of the empirical experience by multiple parties as a common language.
  8. CBHI is actively involved in the creation of National Health Resource Repository (NHRR) which will act as central online platform for data pertaining to Affordability, Accessibility, and Availability of services across all the health care establishments Viz. Sub Centres, Primary Health Centres, Community Health Centres, Sub Divisional Hospitals, District Hospitals, Clinics, private hospitals, medical colleges, diagnostic centres (Laboratory and Radiology Centre), pharmacies, private doctors etc. including manpower, infrastructure etc.
  9. CBHI supervises and monitors all activities related to computerization/digitization of Central Government Hospitals located in New Delhi.