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Volume 23, Supplement—December 2017
Global Health Security Supplement

Enhancing Workforce Capacity to Improve Vaccination Data Quality, Uganda

Kirsten WardComments to Author , Kevin Mugenyi, Amalia Benke, Henry Luzze, Carol Kyozira, Ampeire Immaculate, Patricia Tanifum, Annet Kisakye, Peter Bloland, and Adam MacNeil
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (K. Ward, A. Benke, P. Tanifum, P. Bloland, A. MacNeil); African Field Epidemiology Network Secretariat, Kampala, Uganda (K. Mugenyi); Ministry of Health, Kampala (H. Luzze, C. Kyozira, A. Immaculate); World Health Organization, Kampala (A. Kisakye)

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Table 3

Extent of self-reported changes catalyzed by the DIT visit to improve vaccination data quality in select districts and health facilities in Uganda*

Area of change No. (%) districts reporting change, n = 11 No. (%) health facilities reporting change, n = 34
Supportive supervision visits include review and follow-up on quality of vaccination data 9 (82)
Routine checking of accuracy of data entered into the DHIS2 8 (73)
Checking completeness and accuracy of monthly report data before acceptance 8 (73)
Analysis and use of data 6 (55)
Archiving of data 6 (55)
Changes in supply of recording and reporting tools 18 (53)
Checking monthly report data with primary data source 18 (53)
Improved practice in recording data on tally sheets and child register 50 (17)
Analysis and use of immunization data 47 (16)

*District and health facilities visited during postimplementation follow-up that showed evidence of visit from DIT. DHIS, District Health Information System; DIT, data improvement team.
†Change in this area not reported at this level.

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