Metrics details. It has been argued that quality improvements that result from user charges reduce their negative impact on utilization especially of the poor. In Uganda, because there was no concrete evidence for improvements in quality of care following the introduction of user charges, the government abolished user fees in all public health units on 1 st March This gave us the opportunity to prospectively study how different aspects of quality of care change, as a country changes its health financing options from user charges to free services, in a developing country setting. The outcome of the study may then provide insights into policy actions to maintain quality of care following removal of user fees.
Uganda Case Study, IMF, UN, WTO
Investment in Equity and Peacebuilding: Uganda Case Study | INEE
Because there is frequent movement from North Kivu across the border into Uganda, including a regular influx of refugees, the Ugandan government and its partners put themselves on high alert and mobilized resources to prevent the importation of cases, detect imported disease quickly, contain the spread of imported disease, and treat sick people appropriately. In June the virus reached Uganda, but only four imported cases have been reported as of May and no in-country transmission has occurred. Detection activities included health communications and messaging and cross-border surveillance in collaboration with officials from the DRC. It is among the bottom 15 countries in the world in terms of GDP. The current president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, came to power in after six years of guerilla war. He removed term limits for presidency and was elected to power in and again in in highly contentious elections. Conflict in northern Uganda between rebel and government forces is ongoing, and the country has an estimated 1.
Maintaining quality of health services after abolition of user fees: A Uganda case study
Malaria Journal volume 18 , Article number: 5 Cite this article. Metrics details. Global efforts to address the burden of malaria have stagnated in recent years with malaria cases beginning to rise. Substandard and falsified anti-malarial treatments contribute to this stagnation.
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