Health Trend in Uganda

How negligence got Jinja Hospital in two-day power blackout

Over the weekend, Jinja Referral hospital was in total blackout, with several departments paralysed and patients being turned away to private facilities if they are to receive any medical attention. The situation followed the hospital running out of electricity credit on Saturday December 8, 2018. According to confidential reports obtained by Nile Post, Jinja Hospital […]

Electronic Medical Systems in Uganda

Factors influencing adoption of EMR systems in developing country setting

Adoption of EMR is a major challenge not only in developing countries, but also in some developed countries. For example, only 9% of hospitals in the USA had adopted electronic medical record keeping by 2008. In India, adoption is relatively higher, with 60% of hospitals using electronic medical record keeping in surgery room (Kalogriopoulos et […]