Using Quality Improvement Interventions to Improve Laboratory Services at Public Healthcare Facilities in Uganda Poster

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URC staff presented a poster called 'Using Quality Improvement Interventions to Improve Laboratory Services at Public Healthcare Facilities in Uganda' at the International Forum that took place in Gothenburg, Sweden on April 12-15, 2016,

Despite the rapid scale-up of HIV prevention, care and treatment interventions in Uganda, quality laboratory services exist but face several challenges, including: high turn-around time for laboratory tests hence long patient waiting times; high sample rejection rates; and machine downtime for automated laboratory equipment.

In Uganda, a laboratory technologist operates a HumaStar machine at Kabale RRH (2016)
Publication Date 
April 2016
Authors 
Stanley Bulime, Edward Otim, Martin K Mbonye, Gladys Tugume, Patrick Kakeeto, Emmanuel Achol, Hillary Alima, Augustin Muhwezi
Resource Type 
Promotional Materials
Posters
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Language 
English