Revitalization of primary health care in Uganda
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Published by Makerere Institute for Social Research, Makerere University, Royal Tropical Institute in Kampala, Uganda, Amsterdam, The Netherlands .
Written in English



  • Uganda.


  • Primary health care -- Uganda.

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn Munene ... [et al.].
ContributionsMunene, J. C., Makerere University of Social Research., Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen.
LC ClassificationsRA395.U34 R49 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 86 p. ;
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL145025M
LC Control Number99890424

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Primary Health Care and Health Sector Reforms As mentioned above, the Primary Health Care (PHC) concept was introduced at the Alma Ata conference and was subsequently adopted by Uganda as the focus of health system development. Its implementation, however, was hampered in the early ’s by continued bad governance and civil strife. This book has been written to foster quality health care and a good quality of life for the mentally ill in Uganda. The government of Uganda has fully integrated mental health in the national minimum health care package at all health units; with the result that every health care provider will care for one mentally ill patient at least once a month. Psychiatry for primary health care in Uganda. Kampala: Makerere University: Fountain, (OCoLC) Online version: Psychiatry for primary health care in Uganda. Kampala: Makerere University: Fountain, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Emilio. The Uganda Ministry of Health conducts annual surveys that assess health system performance, and these have shown significant shortcomings in availability and quality of service. Customers complain about poor sanitation, a lack drugs and equipment, long .

  Declaration of Alma-Ata International Conference on Primary Health Care, Alma-Ata, USSR, September The International Conference on Primary Health Care, meeting in Alma-Ata this twelfth day of September in the year Nineteen hundred and seventy-eight, expressing the need for urgent action by all governments, all health and development workers, and the world community to . Structure of health system. The not-for-profit providers are run on a national and local basis and 78% are religiously based. Three main providers include the Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau, Uganda Protestant Medical Bureau, and the Uganda Muslim Medical Bureau. Nongovernmental organizations have emerged as the prominent not-for-profit organizations for HIV/AIDS counseling and treatment.   This is a story played out across the country. Only 38% of healthcare posts are filled in Uganda. Those healthcare staff who are working, have little incentive to work in .   Primary health care (PHC) is essential health care made universally accessible to individuals and acceptable to them, through full participation and at a cost the community and country can afford. It is an approach to health beyond the traditional health care system that focuses on health equity-producing social policy.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hutchinson, Paul, Health care in Uganda. Washington, DC: World Bank, (OCoLC) Material Type.   The year celebrated 30 years of Primary Health Care (PHC) policy emerging from the Alma Ata Declaration with publication of two key reports, the World Health Report and the Report of the Commission on the Social Determinants of Health. Both reports reaffirmed the relevance of PHC in terms of its vision and values in today's world. Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Primary Health in Uganda; as well as information on health care users’ rights and entitlements. After six months, the NGOs facilitated a half-day follow-up meeting with community members and health workers to review progress on their action plans. In and , researchers again returned to. 2. Describe how Ugandan Health care System is organized 3. Outline facts and figures of health care in Uganda 4. Describe the major health sector reforms 5. Outline major roles of rehabilitative health care in Uganda. 6. Describe the role of Government in CBR 7. List Uganda’s achievements in CBR 8. List the challenges Kamwesiga J KI May