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EXTERNAL ADVERT NO. 1 OF 2018 Access Global Ltd (AGL), is a private limited company incorporated in Uganda with certificate no. 95756 of February 05, 2008. The Company works to improve health commodity security and supply chain management in Uganda, UN agencies and other developing countries through Research and Consultancy. AGL aspires to become a… Read More

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Making Pharmaceutical Supply Chains More Effective

In many developing countries like Uganda, access and availability of essential medicines remains low despite commitments by government as evidenced by stock-out of essential medicines and health Supplies at health facilities (Annual Health Sector Performance Report, 2016/2017) and piling of expired stock in central medical stores and health facilities (Threats posed by stockpiles of expired pharmaceuticals… Read More

Uganda’s Resources to Finance Family Planning Commodities: Implications for a Total Market Approach

Findings from our research on financing family planning (FP) commodities in Uganda are quite revealing for service provision, business and policy: The universe of need (UON) for FP increased from 2014 to 2016 The extent to which the UON was met by supplies available in-country was below one percent for all commodities, on average. The… Read More

Reduction in Health Budget worries Family Planning Stakeholders

On 7th February 2018, Family Planning Budget Advocacy Group held a meeting at Imperial Royale Hotel attended by various stakeholders including; National Population Council, Network of African Women Ministers and Parliamentarians  Uganda Chapter, Action Group for Health, Naguru Teenage Center, Uganda Women’s Network, Uganda Youth Network, Coalition For Health Promotion and Social Development, Uganda Family… Read More

Why stock-out and expiration of medicines occur in developing countries – a conceptual view

This month, February 2018, the Ministry of Health in Uganda announced a major operation to collect and dispose of expired medicines from all over the country – including public health facilities and private not for profit health facilities. The revelation that over the previous years, expiration of medicines occurred in both public and private health… Read More

Effective Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

Dear colleague, Thank you for visiting our website http://www.accessglobalug.com. My name is Grace Nyamaizi, a research analyst at Access Global Limited. I am a Bachelor of Pharmacy graduate of Makerere University and a registered pharmacist in Uganda, practicing since 2016. I am committed to doing work that can foster improvement in the sector of pharmaceutical… Read More

Reproductive Health commodities and their use

Dear Reader, Thank you for visiting our website. My name is Ventrine Marion Chelimo. I am a Pharmacist by profession and a Research Analyst with Access Global Limited since 2017. As a Pharmacist, I am committed to provide health services and knowledge related to medicines as a contribution towards ensuring a healthy society in an… Read More

Why stock-out and expiration of medicines occur in developing countries: Our commitment for the year 2018

January 26-27, 2018 the team at Access Global retreated at Ridar Hotel in Mukono to renew our commitments and we are more determined to address the challenge of stock-out and expiration of essential medicines in developing countries. Health commodities are essential for delivery of health care. However, according to a United Nations Report – the… Read More

Counselling on Various family planning methods may help reduce cases of severe side effects

  Family planning is when couples control when to become pregnant through the use of family planning methods (Contraceptives).In the old days, couples gave birth to large numbers of children regardless of their inability to provide for them. However in the current times couples are encouraged to only give birth to children they can cater… Read More

Social-Economic factors still affecting the Uptake of contraceptives.

With exception of the myths and side effects, social-economic factors such as education levels and religious beliefs are some of the reasons that have been long associated to the low contraceptive uptake. Educated women are easier to sensitize on contraceptive use than the uneducated. Likewise couples subscribing to beliefs of particular religions that preach against… Read More