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Table 5 Details of guidelines reviewed

From: Do guidelines influence the implementation of health programs? — Uganda’s experience

Guidelines by dept. & program   no. (%) By year of development no. (%)
Department Community Health   2000 3(2%)
Programs (37% of total) Child health 18 (13%) 2001 9 (7%)
  Control of diarrheal diseases 3 (2%) 2002 10 (7%)
  Nutrition 11 (8%) 2003 7 (5%)
  Reproductive health 17 (12%) 2004 18 (13%)
  Zoonotic diseases 2 (1%) 2005 25 (18%)
Department National Disease Control   2006 14 (10%)
Programs (39% of total) HIV/AIDS 23 (17%) 2007 20 (15%)
  Malaria 18 (13%) Not dated 31 (23%)
  TB/Leprosy 7 (5%) Total no. 137
Department Quality Assurance   Guidelines by format no. (%)
Program (5% of total) Quality assurance 7 (5%) Booklet 109 (80%)
Department Clinical Services   Chart 18 (13%)
Programs (10% of total) Mental health, disability prevention, and rehabilitation 13 (9%) Leaflet 8 (6%)
  Clinical division 1 (1%) Desk aides 2 (1%)
Department Finance and Administration   Total no. 137
Program (4% of total) Finance and administration 5 (4%)   
Department Planning    
Programs (9% of total) Human resources 2 (1%)   
  Planning department 1 (1%)   
  Resource center and surveillance division 9 (7%)   
  Total no. 137