Uganda : Readiness for Quality of Care Implementation

Demographics

Population 39,032,000 (*1)
Fertility rate per woman 5.4 (*2)
Total maternal deaths (2015) 5,900 (*1)
Neonatal mortality rate (per 1,000 live births) 27 (*2)
Stillbirth rate (per 1,000 total births) 21 (*3)

Uganda

Summary of Implementation Readiness

1. National QI approach 8/11
2. Selection of learning sites 3/6
3. QI management and response system 2/6
4. QI coaching system and srtuctures 1/5
5. Measurement 0/8
6. Orientation to districts and facilities 1/3
7. Learning hub 0/5

Response: Yes

< 50%
50% - 80%
> 80

Coverage of essential interventions %

Demand for family planning satisfied 58 (*2)
Antenatal care (4 or more visits) 60 (*2)
Skilled attendance at delivery 73 (*2)
C-section rate 5 (*1)
Early initiation of breastfeeding 53 (*1)
Exclusive breastfeeding 66 (*2)
Postnatal visit for baby (within 2 days) 54 (*1)
Postnatal care for mother (within 2 days) 54 (*2)

Examples of Implementation

References

1. Countdown to 2015, 2015 report See http://countdown2030.org/
2. UDHS, Uganda Demographic and Health Survey 2016 https://dhsprogram.com/pubs/pdf/PR80/PR80.pdf
3. UNICEF, Maternal and Newborn Health Disparities in Malawi 2016 https://data.unicef.org/resources/maternal-newborn-health-disparities-country-profiles/
4. All other data received from the relevant Ministry of Health and WHO Country Offices.