Challenges and Barriers to the Health Service Delivery System in Uganda
Nabukeera, M. Sebyala
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This paper summarizes the barriers of the health service delivery system in Uganda including but not limited to policy matters, medical staff, transport, distance and referral mechanism, drugs and medical facilities, costs and financing of services, corruption and bribery, culture and attitudes.;the manuscript summarizes with future recommendations to government of Uganda in terms of improving the referral mechanism, encourage community financing health schemes, adopt collaborative practices, conceptualize and implementation of the Alma-Ata-Declaration of 1978, recognize the importance of informal providers of healthcare to the poor, sensitization of health workers on infection control and post exposure prophylaxis, government should develop strategies to enhance public hospital management and awareness of threats related with expiry medicines.
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