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Compliance of health workers with malaria rapid diagnostic test guidelines in Rukungiri District, Uganda
(Makerere University, 2011-06)
Introduction and background: Rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) for diagnosis of malaria were introduced in November 2008 and rolled out to all health centre (HC) of level II in Rukungiri district. Before their introduction, ...
Quality of health care in Mukono District
There is no reliable information on the quality of care offered in health units in Mukono District. This study was therefore carried out to provide the DHT with information for targeting improvements in quality of care. ...
Availability of child-friendly medicines and child caretaker knowledge on administering them among children below 5 years at lower public health facilities under Kampala Capital City Authority
(Makerere University, 2014-11)
Introduction In 2011, an estimated 7.6 million children under the age of 5 years died globally (Lozano et al.,2011). In Uganda, 32% of childhood mortality is due to malaria (MoH, 2010) and another 17–26% attributed to ...
Health workers’ compliance to treatment guidelines for uncomplicated malaria under the artemether-lumefantrine drug policy in Hoima District.
(Makerere University, 2013-03)
Introduction: In June 2004, the Uganda Ministry of Health changed the antimalarial drug policy from chloroquine and fansidar to a fixed combination of artemether-lumefantrine. Consequently, new case management guidelines ...