Resultados: 15

    Increasing access to skilled birth attendance: report

    The Director General of the Uganda National Health Research Organisation (UNHRO), Dr Sam Okware welcomed participants and asserted the role of UNHRO not only in coordinating national health research but translating research findings into policy and practice. The REACH policy initiative – SURE project u...

    A national framework for sustainability of health knowledge translation initiatives in Uganda

    This report is intended to inform the deliberations of those engaged in developing policies on sustainability of health knowledge translation initiatives policies as well as other stakeholders with an interest in such policy decisions. It summarizes the best available evidence regarding the design and im...

    Task shifting to optimise the roles of health workers to improve the delivery of maternal and child healthcare: full report

    The purpose of this policy brief is to inform deliberations among policymakers and stakeholders on optimising roles of health cadres in the delivery of maternal and child health. It summarises the best available evidence regarding the design and implementation of policies for extending the roles of non-m...

    Advancing the integration of palliative care in the national health system

    This policy brief contributes to the evidence base of policy development for scaling up palliative care services across Uganda, particularly among population groups with ‘special needs’, such as the poor, those living in rural areas, children or parents with life-limiting diseases, the elderly, and t...

    Policy brief: do lifelong learning and revalidation ensure that physicians are fit to practise?

    In some countries, pressure is growing to demonstrate that practising physicians continue to meet acceptable standards, driven in part by concerns that the knowledge obtained during basic training may rapidly become out of date. This takes various forms, from expectations – in some cases backed by vari...

    Improving access to skilled attendance at delivery: full report

    The problem: High Maternal Mortality. Uganda?s maternal mortality has moderately declined from 670 per 100,000 live births in 1990 to 430 per 100,000 live births in 2008. This annual decline of 13 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births is unlikely to achievemeet the MDG target of 168 per 100,000 live bi...

    Improving access to skilled attendance at delivery: full report

    The purpose of this report is to inform deliberations among policymakers and stakeholders. It summarises the best available evidence regarding the design and implementation of policies for extending the use of non-medically trained primary health care workers to deliver cost-effective maternal and child ...

    Improving access to skilled attendance at delivery: executive summary

    Uganda´s maternal mortality has moderately declined from 670 per 100,000 live births in 1990 to 430 per 100,000 live births in 2008. This annual decline of 13 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births is unlikely to achieve the MDG target of 168 per 100,000 live births by 2015. The proportion of pregnant ...