TITLE

Camps, cholera and cattle raids

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/15/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 2, p133
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the issues concerning the status of health care in Uganda. According to chief field officer Shannon Strother of United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the bad aspects of medical care centered mainly on sickness, impoverished population and an overstretched health care system when a centre serve more people that its capacity. However, the good side of the medical system in the country is that the government officials are trying to hang on in which an improved immunization rate can be observed and the mortality rates have greatly improved.
ACCESSION #
28793604

 

Related Articles

  • Delivering health care on US$19 per capita.  // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/15/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 2, p135 

    The article reports on the status of the health care system in Uganda in 2008. According to the author, the Ministry of Health projects that it would need about 16% of the budget of the government to be spent on medical for the system to function properly. Meanwhile, the medical system in the...

  • Patient Navigation: A Community Centered Approach to Reducing Cancer Mortality. Freeman, Harold P. // Journal of Cancer Education;Spring2006 Supplement, Vol. 21, pS11 

    Background. Profound advances in biomedical science have contributed to increased longevity and improved quality of life for many Americans. Despite this progress, a heavier burden of disease is borne by some population groups in the United States, particularly the poor and underserved. Landmark...

  • Community care for severely disabled people on low incomes. Phillips, V.L. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/28/95, Vol. 311 Issue 7013, p1121 

    Examines the volume and distribution of formal and informal medical care received by severely disabled adults living at home in the low income community. Research methodology; Eligibility for the Independent Living Fund; Necessity of examining the community care resources of disabled persons;...

  • Will Work for Care. Scalise, Dagmara // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Aug2004, Vol. 78 Issue 8, p26 

    Provides information on the Contact for Care program launched by Farmington, Maine-based Franklin Memorial Hospital to allow poor patients to fulfill financial obligations for health care services provided by the center. Work or services promised by patients as a contribution to the hospital;...

  • Many Factors Dictate Eligibility for Medicaid. HALBERT, LISA L. // BusinessWest;7/28/2014, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p47 

    The article discusses the factors affecting eligibility for U.S. Medicaid, a U.S. government health program for low-income families as of July 2014. The topics discussed include techniques to assist clients to qualify for MassHealth benefits, extension of look back periods, and purchase of...

  • Community services cards costing practices. Yeats, Jodi // New Zealand Doctor;8/29/2007, p10 

    The article reports on the increasing costs of community services cards associated with a network of general practices and Maori trusts providing healthcare to people on low incomes in New Zealand. A community card holder receives less expensive treatment than other patients if he visits an...

  • Mortality among under 5s falls below 10 million for first time. Zarocostas, Jonh // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/22/2007, Vol. 335 Issue 7620, p580 

    This article reports that the annual deaths of children under the age of 5-years-old dropped in 2006 to less than 10 million. A report from Unicef says this is the first time the number has been below the 10 million mark ever. 9.7 million children died at the young age worldwide and Ann Veneman...

  • Effect of knowledge of community health workers on essential newborn health care: a study from rural India. Agrawal, Praween K; Agrawal, Sutapa; Ahmed, Saifuddin; Darmstadt, Gary L; Williams, Emma K; Rosen, Heather E; Kumar, Vishwajeet; Kiran, Usha; Ahuja, Ramesh C; Srivastava, Vinod K; Santosham, Mathuram; Black, Robert E; Baqui, Abdullah H // Health Policy & Planning;Mar2012, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p115 

    Background This study explored the relationship between the knowledge of community health workers (CHWs)—anganwadi workers (AWWs) and auxiliary nurse midwives (ANMs)—and their antenatal home visit coverage and effectiveness of the visits, in terms of essential newborn health care...

  • Caring for the Community.  // Time;2/15/1971, Vol. 97 Issue 7, p47 

    The article focuses on the charitable and liberal work of Bethany Brethren Hospital and Garfield Park Hospital in helping the poor black patients of West Side ghetto area in Chicago, Illinois. As stated, the directors of both the hospitals merged the two institutions and appointed a white...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics