Through the National ICT Policy, the government of Uganda considered the incorporation of ICTs into the health sector. ICT tools include mobile phones, computers, tablets, etc. The Government of Uganda, through the Ministry of Health (MoH)’s 4Health Sector Strategic Plan (HSSP) III, also embraced ICT as a key tool for enhancing the quality of health … Continue reading What are the Benefits of Using Mobile Phones in Health Service Delivery of Uganda
. It is geographically located in Western Uganda and can be accessed from Kampala, the Capital City of Uganda, either through Mbarara Town via Ibanda or Mubende - Fort Portal road via Fort Portal town, a distance of 385km. Kamwenge shares boundaries with Kasese in the west and Ibanda in the South-East, and Rubirizi formerly … Continue reading Service Delivery Priorities For Kamwenge District Health Care Centers in Uganda
Uganda’s health system was one of the best in the region by the 1960’s; it got worse in the 1970’s during the military turmoil and civil strife. According to international health indicators, healthcare in Uganda is becoming more accessible and robustly public donor-private interlinked sector. The basic objective of this paper was to provide a … Continue reading Electronic Medical Records : A means to Save Lives in Uganda’s Hospitals and Health Care Centers
The traditional method of keeping records that is followed in most of the hospitals across Uganda is the manual method involving papers and books. There are serious limitations of manual record keeping including the need for large storage areas and difficulties in the retrieval of records. However, it is legally more acceptable as a documentary … Continue reading CHALLENGES ASSOCIATED WITH POOR PATIENT RECORD KEEPING IN UGANDAN HOSPITALS
Negligence can be defined as a failure to take reasonable care or steps to prevent loss or injury to another person. Nursing negligence is when a nurse who is fully capable of caring does not care in the way a reasonably prudent nurse would, and as a result the patient suffers unnecessarily. With nurses playing an increasingly important role in the care … Continue reading Nursing Negligence in Uganda
Health Center I (HCI). Village level care. 2,500 throughout Uganda. HCI is the coordinating center for Village Health Teams (VHT). Government of Uganda (GoU) standards call for 1 VHT per 1,000 populations. The HCI has no physical structure but uses the VHT as a link between health facilities and the community. The VHTs are responsible … Continue reading What Levels of Health Care Sectors do we have in Uganda?