Current Institutional Affiliation
Assistant Lecturer, Population Studies, Makerere University

Award Information

Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa: Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Fellowship 2014
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award):
Population Studies, Makerere Univeristy
Determinants of utilization of Maternal Health services among Refugees in Nakivale Refugge camp, Uganda

Access to maternal health services helps to reduce maternal deaths and help achieve MDG 5 in Uganda. However, little research using qualitative research methods has been done about refugees' access to reproductive health services in Uganda (Mulumba, 2005). Therefore, this research is going to use quantitative methods to find out factors for utilization of ante natal care services, delivery from health facility under the supervision of a trained health provider and post delivery services among refugees in Nakivale refugee camp. A sample of women who have had a birth in the last three years while in the camp will be included in the study. Interviewing, in depth and key informant interviews will be carried out. Data will be analysed using binary and multinomial logistic regression to get the determinants of ANC and post natal attendance and timing of ANC attendance, quality of ANC and place of delivery & delivery supervision.