Uganda

Results of Collaborative Improvement: Effects on Health Outcomes and Compliance with Evidence-based Standards in 27 Applications in 12 Countries

This paper summarizes 10 years of evidence of the effectiveness of collaborative improvement in improving health outcomes and compliance with health care standards. The collaborative improvement approach was designed by the Institute for...

Strategies Used by Facilities to Integrate FP into HIV Care: What works and what doesn’t

Presentation made on November 16, 2009 by Dr. Ibrahim Kirunda, Quality Improvement Advisor for the HCI Project, at the International Conference on Family Planning, in Kampala, Uganda.

Uganda ART Collaborative

Date improvement activities began: January, 2006 Date of end of collaborative: November, 2009 Aims/objectives: The collaborative seeks to improve the quality of ART and pre-ART services in hospitals and health facilities. Specifically, the...

Integrating Family Planning into HIV Care/ART Services in Uganda

Problem: The Ministry of Health in Uganda identified prevention of HIV infection and improvement of linkages between family planning (FP) services and HIV care and support as a priority for its national Quality of Care Initiative in HIV...

Client job aids to reduce antimicrobial resistance in Niger and use of an obstetric care management map in Uganda

The development and effectiveness of job aids to improve caretaker compliance with antibiotic regimens for the treatment of pneumonia in children and the development and effectiveness of a case management map in Uganda. A presentation from...

Assessment of quality of ART services in the private sector in Uganda

Of Uganda’s 4639 health facilities, 2154 (46 %) are privately owned for profits (PFPs). Of these, 36 are accredited to provide care and treatment to people with HIV/AIDS. To learn more about the quality of HIV care in PFPs, Uganda’s...

Evaluation of Collaborative Improvement: Effects on Health Outcomes and Compliance with Evidence-based Standards in 27 Applications in 12 Countries

This paper analyzes the effectiveness of collaborative improvement in improving health outcomes and compliance with health care standards using data from over 1,300 teams of health care providers who participated in 27 improvement collaboratives supported by USAID from 1998-2008.

Private-for-Profit HIV/AIDS Care in Uganda: An Assessment

Nearly half of Uganda’s health care facilities are private and for-profit, and a small percentage has been accredited to provide care and treatment to people with HIV/AIDS. However, little is known about the quality of care offered by...

Improving the management of obstetric emergencies in Uganda through case management maps

In this study, Uganda's Jinja Hospital and the Quality Assurance Project developed and implemented case management maps (CMMs) for two distinct pregnancy-related conditions: pregnancy-induced hypertensive disorders (PIHD) and postpartum...

A comparison of computer-based and standard training in the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness in Uganda

The WHO/UNICEF Integrated Management Childhood Illness (IMCI) guidelines are being introduced in developing countries worldwide. The standard IMCI training course requires 11 days of lectures and clinical practice, with about six...

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