Counseling on side effects of Family Planning Services remains low in Uganda

At a breakfast meeting organized by Makerere school of Public Health at Serena Hotel on 17th August 2017, information was disseminated on the PMA2020 round 5 survey findings on Family Planning Services. The survey is conducted using questionnaires to households, health services and women. The survey results show an increase in uptake of Family Planning… Read More

Vacancy Announcement: Research Analyst – medicines procurement and supply management

Access Global Ltd (AGL) is a private limited company based in Uganda to provide consultancy and research services focused on supply chains for health. AGL joins this space with unique knowledge of the local context for health commodity security in the developing world. Based in Uganda, we are committed to forge linkages with like minded… Read More

Appropriate Technical Specifications enhance user experience

This high end microscope was delivered for use in a Rural Health Facility without access to Electricity. The technical specifications of the microscope did not require that it could work without electricity (using natural light). In the absence of this option, the innovative Health worker used a hand held mirror! Appropriate technical specifications at initiation… Read More

Nominated for the 2015 Take Stock award

Access Global was nominated for the 2015 take stock award  of the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition (RHSC). The nomination was based on their work financed under the UN commission on life saving commodities and undertaken with partner organizations like Reproductive Health Uganda to address three main objectives: Analysis on quantification of need for female condoms… Read More

Access Global Ltd has joined the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition (RHSC)

The Executive Committee of the Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition http://www.rhsupplies.org has welcomed Access Global ltd as an organizational member of the coalition and as a new partner in efforts to ensure that people in low and middle-income countries can obtain, choose and use high-quality reproductive health supplies. As an organization, we are delighted for being… Read More

Establishment of local health infomediary for demand forecasts in Uganda

When they wanted to scale up the use of lifesaving commodities, the Ministry of Health of Uganda supported by WHO contracted us to recommend on the establishment of a local infomediary for the priority life-saving commodities. This was achieved by conducting an operational review/assessment of current efforts to locally generate, analyze, and use data to… Read More

Stock outs of essential medicines in Uganda

Stock outs of essential medicines are still experienced in half of the public sector health facilities in Uganda. Public health facilities in Uganda are categorized according to the level of care with level 2 and Hospital as the lowest and highest level respectively. A Ministry of Health report reveals that 47% of level 2 health… Read More

Improve women’s health worldwide

In order to improve women’s health worldwide 1) quantify the unmet need for maternal health medicines so manufacturers can adequately scale up to meet that need and cost estimates to achieve universal coverage can be calculated and 2) strengthen management information systems to ensure medicine availability and avoid stock outs but not too far in… Read More