Record number :
2622151
Title of article :
Quality assurance as an integral component of diagnostic testing in clinical laboratories and point-of-care testing: The Uganda experience
Author/Authors :
Aisu, Steven Central Public Health Laboratory - Ministry of Health - Kampala, Uganda , Nyegenye, Wilson Central Public Health Laboratory - Ministry of Health - Kampala, Uganda , Kiyaga, Charles Central Public Health Laboratory - Ministry of Health - Kampala, Uganda , Dfendu, Michael Central Public Health Laboratory - Ministry of Health - Kampala, Uganda , Sewanyana, Isaac Central Public Health Laboratory - Ministry of Health - Kampala, Uganda , Namakula, Aida Central Public Health Laboratory - Ministry of Health - Kampala, Uganda , Batamwita, Richard Central Public Health Laboratory - Ministry of Health - Kampala, Uganda , Bigira, Victor Clinton Health Access Initiative - Kampala, Uganda , Acellam, Sam Clinton Health Access Initiative - Kampala, Uganda , Walwema, Richard Infectious Disease Institute - Kampala, Uganda , Nakiyingi, Lydia Infectious Disease Institute - Kampala, Uganda , Lali, William World Health Organization - Kampala, Uganda
Pages :
5
From page :
1
To page :
5
Abstract :
Uganda, with an estimated population of 35 million people, is a landlocked country that forms part of the East African unio‎n member states. The country is divided into nine political regions (Figure 1), in which there are 112 administrative districts. In order to make the administration and coordination of health services more efficient, the country is further divided into 14 health regions. ...
Keywords :
Quality assurance , integral component , diagnostic testing , clinical laboratories , point-of-care testing , Uganda experience
Journal title :
African Journal of Laboratory Medicine
Serial Year :
2016
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