Readiness of Ugandan health services for the management of outpatients with chronic diseases

  title={Readiness of Ugandan health services for the management of outpatients with chronic diseases},
  author={David Katende and Gerald Mutungi and Kathy Baisley and Samuel Biraro and Eric Nzirakaindi Ikoona and Robert N. Peck and Liam Smeeth and Richard J. Hayes and Paula Munderi and Heiner Grosskurth},
  journal={Tropical Medicine \& International Health},
  pages={1385 - 1395}
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