Management for health services delivery

Uganda / Ouganda

  • Learning by Doing: Uganda's AIDS Control Project Empowers Local Managers
    Valadez, J. J.Nsubuga, P, 2004, World Bank
    The people who are responsible on a daily basis for providing services are in the best position to analyze the challenges in their areas and to decide on the tactical changes.
    (webpage)
  • Services de santé en faveur des pauvres : le réseau catholique de soins de santé en Ouganda
    Findings - Africa Region, 2005, Banque Mondiale
    Prestataires de soins, Zones rurales, Services aux pauvres, Organisations "parapluie", Prévention d'une crise, Développement d’outils de surveillance, Réduction accélérée des frais d’utilisation des services,résultats, Amélioration de l'information
    (5 pages, 212kb)
  • User Fees, Health Staff Incentives, and Service Utilization in Kabarole District, Uganda
    Walter Kipp, et al., Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2001, 79 (11)
    Fees and charges, employee incentive plans, cost sharing, community health centers/utilization, health, health care surveys, Uganda
    (6 pages, pdf 76kb)
  • Using a Simple Survey Method to Scale Up Evidence-Based Decision Making at the District Level in Uganda
    pdf, 754kb

    Xavier Nsabagasani, Joseph Mabirizi, Samson Kironde and Nosa Orobaton, 2007, John Snow Inc.
    Case study, quality assurance sampling methodology for data collection and analysis; accurate data available for planning; budgets more accurately reflect districts' needs, and district performance can be measured and health services improved; what worked and what was learned;
    (8 pages, pdf 754kb)
  • The elimination of user fees in Uganda: impact on utilization and catastrophic health expenditures
    2005, Ke Xu, David B Evans, Patrick Kadama, Juliet Nabyonga, Peter Ogwang Ogwal, and Ana Mylena Aguilar
    The abolition of user fees had different impacts on the poor and the non-poor. There was no clear change in either utilization or catastrophic expenditures in the non-poor. However, in the poor, utilization of public facilities increased substantially after the abolition of fees, but unexpectedly, the incidence of catastrophic expenditure did not fall. A possible explanation is that frequent unavailability of drugs at government facilities after 2001 forced patients to purchase from private pharmacies, with the extra payments for pharmaceuticals offsetting the reduction in payments for consultations.
    (25 pages, pdf 215kb)
  • An Assessment of Community-Based Health Financing Activities in Uganda
    Yann Derriennic, Katherine Wolf, and Paul Kiwanuka-Mukiibi, 2005, Partners for Health Reform
    Good practices and sustainability; governance; financial management, viability and risk; incentives, community buy-in and impact; strengthen community participation and management practices
    (51 pages, pdf 185KB)

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