Human Resources for Health and Universal Health Coverage

07 Mar 2019
10:45 - 12:15

Human Resources for Health and Universal Health Coverage

Lightning Oral Presentation Session 6

Chair: Dr. Grace Githemo, Kenyatta University

Co-Chair: Daniel Kurao, AHA

Rapporteur: James Nkale – AHA; Martin Muchangi – KE

Abstract No. Title Presenter/


THABLO01 Investing in local artisans training; a low cost approach to reducing open defecation. a case of Amuru district (47) Mukasa Hajra

Amref Health Africa, Uganda

THABLO02 The impact of mentorship on BEmONC and CEmONC among health workers in Samburu County Kenya (129) Diana Mukami

Amref Health Africa, Kenya



Practices of basic hygiene and sanitation standards in maternity wards by health workers and patients in hard to reach areas: a case of Amuru District (190) Margaret Mugisa

Amref Health Africa, Uganda


THABLO04 Finance for health workers: how can we close the gap? The case of Malawi, Uganda, and Tanzania (240) Mariëlle Bemelmans

Wemos, The Netherlands



Orienting health care workers on quality improvement to promote facility self-assessment and accountability (256) Adeline Saguti

Benjamin William Mkapa Foundation (BMF), Tanzania



Using community health workers and family members to promote adherence to post-obstetric fistula repair instructions in Northern and West Nile Regions of Uganda (327) Margaret Mugisa

Amref Health Africa, Uganda




Does improving facility-community linkage help in finding cases in the community? Documenting efforts in areas with low case notification (362) Christine Mwamsidu

Amref Health Africa, Kenya




Research dissemination strategies used by Kenya Medical Research Institute Scientists (380)


James Ngumo Kariuki

Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya



Resolving health worker strikes in kenya through leadership, management, and governance for human resources for health interventions to accelerate access and quality of health services (410) Matthew Thuku

Intrahealth, Kenya




Contribution of team emphasis on employee performance in non-governmental organisations (414) Patrick Bigirwa

Amref Health Africa, Uganda



District-level health management and health system performance: two-year longitudinal evaluation of the primary healthcare transformation initiative (415) Erika Linnander

Yale Global Health Leadership Initiative, USA



Evaluation on the retention of knowledge, confidence and skills after a three-week specialized newborn care (SNC) training in Malawi (489) Shiphrah Kuria,

Amref Health Africa, HQs

THABLO13 Strengthening capacity of front-line health workers for effective management and control of NCDs (507) Sarah Kosgei,

Amref Health Africa, Kenya



Strengthening capacity of health care workers to provide services to mobile and key populations at border areas (533) Dorothy Muroki

FHI 360, Kenya