Do guidelines influence the implementation of health programs? — Uganda’s experience

  title={Do guidelines influence the implementation of health programs? — Uganda’s experience},
  author={Juliet Nabyonga Orem and Juliet Bataringaya Wavamunno and Solome Kiribakka Bakeera and B. Criel},
  booktitle={Implementation science : IS},
BACKGROUND A guideline contains processes and procedures intended to guide health service delivery. However, the presence of guidelines may not guarantee their implementation, which may be a result of weaknesses in the development process. This study was undertaken to describe the processes of developing health planning, services management, and clinical guidelines within the health sector in Uganda, with the goal of understanding how these processes facilitate or abate the utility of… CONTINUE READING
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