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Uganda Government
Uganda_Vaccination Intra-Action Review (IAR) Report,Uganda_Vaccination Intra-Action Review (IAR) Report
World Health Organization (WHO)
Uganda: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best practices and crucial gaps to factor into future response plans,Uganda: Analysis of country COVID-19 response, identifying best...
Kyaw Kan Kaung, Netnapis Suchonwanich, William Musubire, Douglas Mukwaya, Jeff Sanderson
Country innovations: Fixing the basics by strengthening vaccine management policies and practices
Jacqueline Anena, John Kissa
Mejorar la gestión de equipos de la cadena de frío en Uganda con un planteamiento centrado en los datos y ODK-X
Cindy Chiu de Vázquez, Jenny Walldorf
This is the consolidated questions and answers from the Mini-cPIE Clinic #02: Country Experience Sharing and Lessons Learned, which took place on Tuesday, 21 September 2021. Responses have been...
Kavita Singh, Hannah Silverstein, Gustavo Angeles, Elizabeth Simmons, Jamiru Mpiima
Using information available through routine health information systems, Data for Impact (D4I) assessed the effects of COVID-19 on health service use in Uganda more than a year into the pandemic. The...
Jenny Walldorf, Cindy Chiu de Vázquez
This is the pdf slides from the Mini-cPIE Clinic #02: Country Experience Sharing and Lessons Learned, which took place on Tuesday, 21 September 2021. This mini-cPIE clinic included presenters from...
Gatien De Broucker, Anthony Ssebagereka, Rebecca Racheal Apolot, Mutebi Aloysius, Elizabeth Ekirapa Kiracho, Bryan Patenaude, Dagna Constenla
There is very limited evidence about the economic cost of measles in low-income countries. We estimated the cost of treating measles in Uganda from a societal perspective.
Eric Jemera, Jane Briggs, Andualem Oumer
Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) remains one of the major causes of maternal mortality. The World Health Organization recommends oxytocin as the most effective medicine to prevent and treat PPH,...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN) invites you to view the recorded webinar entitled “The Uganda eIDSR System”. During this webinar, colleagues from Uganda share how they have built an information...
BID Initiative, PATH
The BID Learning Network (BLN) hosted a webinar which elaborated on RED-QI (Reaching Every District incorporating Quality Improvement approaches). The “RED-QI” approach is a process that supports...
BID Initiative
The BID Learning Network (BLN) Design Meeting brought together Ministry of Health representatives from 15 sub-Saharan African countries. The BLN participants included those involved in country...
Ward K, Mugenyi K, Benke A, Luzze H, Kyozira C, Immaculate A, Tanifum P, Kisakye A, Bloland P, MacNeil A.
In Uganda, vaccine dose administration data are often not available or are of insufficient quality to optimally plan, monitor, and evaluate program performance. A collaboration of partners aimed to...
Klas-Göran Sahlen, Asim Sarker, Moyukh Chowdhury
Considering the shortages of health workers and workload in Uganda, the paper-based system is often burdensome, time-consuming and prone to errors, and thus, to address this, the Shifo Foundation...
Home-based record (HBR) for Uganda circa 2014 (private)
Home-based record (HBR) for Uganda circa 2010 (TT)
Antoinette Ba-Nguz, Alex Adjagba, Toto Wisnu Hendrarto, Nelson K. Sewankambo, Celia Nalwadda, Annette Kisakye
National Immunization Technical Advisory Groups (NITAGs) are established by national authorities to provide them with independent, bias-free, objective, and evidence-based advice on vaccines and...
PATH, University of Zambia, Infectious Diseases Research Collaboration (IDRC), Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Health Alliance International, Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
The Gavi Full Country Evaluations was a prospective study from 2013 to 2016 in four countries: Bangladesh, Mozambique, Uganda, and Zambia. The study aimed to understand and quantify the barriers and...
Lora Shimp et al.
Introduction: although systematic program review meetings are common practice in many health and immunization programs, there is little documentation on their implementation and role. Adult education...
World Health Organization (WHO)
From 24-30 April 2016, countries in the African Region commemorated the 6th African Vaccination Week (AVW).The goal of AVW is to strengthen immunization programmes in the African...
Yann LeTallec, Michael Brison, Ashvin Ashok
While a number of new vaccines have been rolled out across the developing world (with more vaccines in the pipeline), cold chain systems are struggling to efficiently support national immunization...
Pat Lennon et al.
Vaccine cold chain equipment (CCE) in developing countries is often exposed to harsh environmental conditions, such as extreme temperatures and humidity, and is subject to many additional challenges,...
Henry Luzze et al.
As immunization programs around the world undergo rapid change and expansion, supply chain and logistics systems have become strained, making it increasingly challenging for national public health...
VillageReach
Growing interest in integration of logistics management information system (LMIS) and health management information system (HMIS) data to improve supply chain performance and service delivery led...
Laura Kerr
5.9 million children under 5 died in 2015, the majority from vaccine preventable diseases. Decades of effort & investment from donor countries have driven significant progress but, in the final year...
Teresa Guthrie, Charlotte Zikusooka, Brendan Kwesiga, Christabel Abewe, Stephen Lagony, Carl Schütte, Edmore Marinda, Kerrin Humphreys, Zipozihle Chuma Nombewu, Katlego Motlogelwa, Anthony Kinghorn
In Uganda and other countries, accurate data on the costs of immunization with routine and new vaccines is needed to improve country level planning and financing for immunization, as well as to...
Mable Carole Tevi-Benissan et al.
Background Significant progress has been made to increase access to vaccines in Africa since the 1974 launch of the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI). Successes include the introduction of...
Juliet N Babirye et al.
Background The proportion of Ugandan children who are fully vaccinated has varied over the years. Understanding vaccination behaviour is important for the success of the immunisation programme. This...
Nitwara Wikan et al.
Zika virus was originally identified in a sentinel rhesus monkey in the Zika Forest of Uganda in 1947. The virus is a member of the family Flaviviridae, genus Flavivirus, and is transmitted to humans...
Jong-Hoon Kim et al.
Background Impact evaluation of vaccination programs is necessary for making decisions to introduce oral cholera vaccines (OCVs) in cholera-endemic countries. Methods We analyzed data to forecast...
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance
This evaluation assesses the extent to which the Advanced Market Commitment (AMC) pilot has achieved its stated objectives and the overarching goal to “reduce morbidity and mortality from...
Bennett
Vaccination coverage survey - Publication abstract: BACKGROUND: Cluster sample surveys of health and nutrition in rural areas of developing countries frequently utilize the EPI (Expanded Programme...
Bagonza J, Rutebemberwa E, Mugaga M, Tumuhamye N, Makumbi I
Vaccination coverage surveys - Publication abstract: BACKGROUND: Following an outbreak of yellow fever in northern Uganda in December 2010, Ministry of Health conducted a massive emergency...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This report highlights the achievements made in expanding access to vaccines in Africa and discusses some of the remaining challenges to achieving universal access to vaccines. The timing of this...
Devendra Gnawali et al.
A goal of the Global Vaccine Action Plan, led by the World Health Organization, is country ownership by 2020, defined here as the point when a country fully finances its routine immunization program...
F. Lutwama et al.
Distinct patterns of T-cell induction occurred when BCG vaccine was given at birth and at 6 weeks of age. The authors propose that this diversity might impact protection against tuberculosis. Our...
Michael Favin et al.
In collaboration with WHO, IMMUNIZATIONbasics analyzed 126 documents from the global grey literature to identify reasons why eligible children had incomplete or no vaccinations. The main reasons for...
BID
The BLN is a platform for peer learning and information exchange intended to enable strong collaborative links between peers from different countries in support of improved data...
Juliet N. Babirye et al.
Child survival is dependent on several factors including high vaccination coverage. Timely receipt of vaccines ensures optimal immune response to the vaccines. Yet timeliness is not usually...
Victoria Nankabirwa et al.
Data on non-specific effects of BCG vaccination in well described, general population African cohorts is scanty. The researchers report the effects of BCG vaccination on post-neonatal infant and...
World Health Organization (WHO)
This report, prepared by the Secretariat for the Decade of Vaccines Global Vaccine Action Plan, serves as the basis for the independent review. As was the case in 2013 and 2014, this report reviews...
Bazos DA et al.
Although global efforts to support routine immunization (RI) system strengthening have resulted in higher immunization rates, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that the proportion of...
Alison M. Elliott
Some vaccines show poor efficacy in tropical countries. Within a birth cohort in Uganda, we investigated factors that might influence responses to BCG and tetanus immunisation. Whole blood assay...
Kathleen Tiffay et al.
The development, through a public–private partnership, of a safe, effective, and affordable vaccine for sub-Saharan Africa, PsA-TT, offers a new paradigm for the development of vaccines...
M. Teresa Aguado et al.
In June 2001, BMGF awarded a grant of US$70 million to create the Meningitis Vaccine Project (MVP) as a partnership between PATH and WHO, with the specific goal of developing an affordable MenA...
Emily L Webb et al.
In this randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, we enrolled 2507 women in the second or third trimester of pregnancy who were planning to deliver in Entebbe General Hospital, Entebbe,...
Vareilles G et al.
The recruitment of community health volunteers to support the delivery of health programmes is a well-established approach in many countries, particularly where health services are not readily...
Wanfei Yang et al.
Open vial vaccine wastage in multi-dose vials is a major contributor to vaccine wastage. Although switching from 10-dose vials to 5-dose vials could reduce wastage, a higher total cost could be...
Saleena Subaiya et al.
In 1974, WHO established the Expanded Programme on Immunization to ensure that all children have access to routinely recommended vaccines. Since then, global coverage with the 4 core vaccines –...
Eyasu H. Teshale et al.
Chronic hepatitis B virus infection (CHBI) is effectively prevented by vaccination starting at birth. Beginning in 2002 Uganda adopted a policy of providing the pentavalent hepatitis B vaccine...
Roy Burstein et al.
Proper refrigeration at health facilities is an essential element in maintaining the integrity of vaccine cold chains. The researchers use vaccine refrigerator and cold box temperature data, recently...
African Health Sciences
Cervical cancer is a leading cause of mortality among women in Uganda. The availability of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine presents an opportunity to prevent cervical cancer. The Government of...
E Bbaale
Using the UDHS 2006 and 2011 and employing the Cox model, we tested the hypothesis that childhood immunization equalizes all children irrespective of parental background. Our findings reject this...
MCHIP
Over the past several years, the development of new vaccines, along with global efforts to make them more available and affordable, has resulted in the introduction of lifesaving vaccines in...
USAID
This document describes Uganda EPI Programme overcoming a problem with the cold chain due to power shortages, with its partner USAID DELIVER.
Kiberu- Vincent Micheal, Matovu- Joseph K B, Makumbi- Fredrick, Kyozira- Carol, Mukooyo- Eddie & Wanyenze- Rhoda K
BACKGROUND: Untimely- incomplete and inaccurate data are common challenges in planning- monitoring and evaluation of health sector performance- and health service delivery in many sub-Saharan African...
Mukanga- David O & Kiguli- Sarah
OBJECTIVES: The child health card provides a way of following up all of the important aspects of a child's health particularly immunization and nutrition. Two previous studies in Uganda showed that...
Rwashana- Agnes Semwanga & Williams- Ddembe Willeese
The paper is based on a survey research supported by semi-structured interviews. The study was carried out in eight health facilities (hospitals- health centers and dispensaries) which included three...
Shifo
This report summarizes the results of performance indicators in a few selected districts and health facilities in Uganda with data from electronic health record system called MyChild. The report is...