Impact of decentralization on health services in Uganda: a look at facility utilization, prescribing and availability of essential drugs.

@article{Anokbonggo2004ImpactOD,
  title={Impact of decentralization on health services in Uganda: a look at facility utilization, prescribing and availability of essential drugs.},
  author={Willy Washington Anokbonggo and Jasper Ogwal-okeng and Celestino Obua and Onesky Aupont and Dennis Ross-Degnan},
  journal={East African medical journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={Suppl},
  pages={S2-7}
}
INTRODUCTION Uganda began implementation of a structural adjustment programme (SAP) in July 1994 in order to improve social services. The decentralization of health services administration to district level was intended to improve the quality of health services and pharmaceutical supplies in the hospitals, with resultant increase in the level of utilization of health facilities. OBJECTIVE This study evaluated the impact of the decentralization policy on health facility utilization… CONTINUE READING

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