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    • How Should Doctors Be Paid? Lessons From Theory and Practice 

      Ogwang, Peter O. (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2003-12)
      For long now, doctors in Uganda have been complaining that their terms of service, particularly remuneration, are not commensurate with the years that they spend training and the amount of work that they do. This issue has ...
    • Partnership between Public and Private Sector in Achieving Excellence in Service Delivery: A Case Study of a Partnership between Local Government, ActionAid International and Local Community in Katakwi District. 

      Onyait, Francis Micheal (Uganda Martyrs University, 2004)
      ONYAIT FRANCIS MICHAEL (2004-M093-10044) Partnership between Public and Private Sector in Achieving Excellence in Service Delivery: A Case Study of a Partnership between Local Government, ActionAid International and Local ...
    • Health Inequity In Uganda: The Role Of Financial And Non-Financial Barriers 

      Odaga, John (2004)
      Inequality in health is known to be rampant among different socio-economic groups, with the poor typically suffering more ill-health and facing greater economic cost of ill-health than the rich. Yet a number of other ...
    • 50 Years of Cuamm's Passion: What More Needs to be Done to Tackle Inequity? 

      Okuonzi, Sam Agatre (2004-03)
      Established over fifty years ago, CUAMM, an abbreviation for Collegio Universitario Aspiranti Medici Missionari, or University College for Aspiring Missionary Doctors is a humanitarian non-governmental organization (NGO), ...
    • AIDS, Primary Health Care and Poverty 

      Murru, Maurizio (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-04)
      This paper analyzes the complex interrelation between poverty and AIDS. Poverty, in its many and diverse aspects and with its many and diverse consequences, creates a fertile breeding ground for the expansion of HIV/AIDS. ...
    • Uganda’s Minimum Health Care Package: Rationing Within the Minimum? 

      Ssengooba, Freddie (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-04)
      Essential/minimum health care packages (MHCP) have appeared on the primary health care scene as a means of setting priorities for national health budgets. A technical approach of cost-effectiveness was sought to guide the ...
    • The Bamako Initiative Was Not About Money 

      Paganini, Agostino (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-04)
      The Bamako Initiative (BI) was a pragmatic strategy to implement primary health care (PHC) in the era of economic structural adjustment. Championed by UNICEF’s charismatic leader, James Grant, it sought to fill the gap ...
    • Primary Health Care and Health Sector Reforms in Uganda 

      Tashobya, Christine Kirunga (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-04)
      The health system in Uganda has undergone a number of changes since independence in 1962 and the PHC concept as a timely innovation, and very welcome in Uganda. And also as a response to the global economic decline of the ...
    • From Alma Ata to Millennium Development Goals: To What Extent Has Equity Been Achieved? 

      Odaga, John (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-04)
      Equity was a core value in the Alma Ata declaration on PHC. However, the interpretation of equity varied and its application became difficult. Equity goals and objectives have often been rhetoric rather than practical. ...
    • The Millennium Development Goals: The Ultimate Test of Will and Determination 

      Paganini, Agostino (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-04)
      On the eve of the 3rd millennium, stock was taken of PHC and health sector reforms. The results of a shocking failure of previously advocated goals were evident. Therefore, a new set of goals and mechanisms were adopted ...
    • Antiretrovirals are Coming to Africa: Are you Ready? 

      Blyth, Mike (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-04)
      International agencies are beginning a rapid scaling up of antiretroviral distribution programs in Africa. Some are particularly looking for "faith-based organizations" (FBOs) as partners. The new initiatives may offer ...
    • Autonomy of Apex Hospitals in Uganda: Too Little, Too Slow 

      Akello, Evelyn (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-04)
      Hospital Autonomy, a sustained and purposeful change to improve the efficiency, equity and effectiveness of the health sector has been initiated to improve publicly-owned hospitals which, in many developing countries, ...
    • Financing the Millennium Development Goals: Is More Public Spending the Best Way to Meet Poverty Reduction Targets? 

      Brownbridge, Martin (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-04)
      The strategy for expanding public services through donor funding is flawed and is doomed to fail. Donor funding necessitates increased internal public expenditure. This shifts resources away from the export-oriented private ...
    • The Effort to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals in Uganda: Reaching for the Sky? 

      Tashobya, Christine Kirunga; Ogwal, Peter Ogwang (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-04)
      At the United Nations Millennium Summit in September 2000, world leaders placed development at the heart of the global agenda by adopting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The Government of Uganda is a signatory to ...
    • ARV Treatment in Poor Settings: the State of the Art 

      Cicciò, Luigi (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-04)
      Universal access to antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) has created enormous debate and controversy in developing countries. But it seems to be a more feasible prospect by the day. Prices of ARVs have dramatically come down, and ...
    • Political Economy of Health with Reference to Primary Health Care 

      Okuonzi, Sam Agatre (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-04)
      Politics and economics have dealt with resource allocation from time immemorial. However, the basis for resource allocation and sharing depend on the nature and type of politics and economics, which also depend on different ...
    • Voting with their Feet: What Lessons Can be Leant From Increased Consumption of Public Services in Uganda? 

      Yates, Rob (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-04)
      Uganda is a long way off achieving its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Persistently high child and maternal mortality reflect to some extent the poor performance of the health sector. The poor health service performance ...
    • Community Participation: An Abused Concept? 

      Olico-Okui (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-04)
      One of the main principles of PHC was community participation. However, the interpretation and practices of community participation are so diverse that it became different things to different people. The lessons from the ...
    • Primary Health Care and Sector-Wide Approaches 

      Murindwa, Grace (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-04)
      Primary Health Care and Sector-Wide Approaches to health development are among the major health sector reforms that have been undertaken in Uganda aimed at building a strong and cohesive health system. Inevitably, these ...
    • Agricultural Biotechnology for Developing Countries 

      Raney, Terri (Uganda Martyrs University, Department of Health Sciences, 2004-08)
      The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, in "The State of Food and Agriculture 2003-04", examines the potential of agricultural biotechnology to address the current and future needs of the world's poor ...