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Table 3 Uganda District League Table Indicators and Weighting Factors

From: A critique of the Uganda district league table using a normative health system performance assessment framework

Indicator Year Weight factor Year Weight factor
Introduced in 2003     
Population     
No. of health sub-districts     
No. of hospitals     
No. of health facilities     
Public health funding per capita     
Approved post filled by qualified health workers 2003–05 5 2011- 10
HMIS outpatient returns submitted timely 2003–10 5   
HMIS outpatient returns submitted complete 2003–05 5   
PHC funds spent on medicines and supplies at NMS & JMS 2003–10 10   
Quarterly funding requests submitted timely 2003–05 5   
Children < 1 received DPT third dose as per schedule (DPT3) 2003–10 12.5 2011- 15
Government and PNFP OPD utilization per capita 2003–10 12.5 2011- 10
Household pit latrine coverage 2003–10 7.5 2011- 10
Deliveries in government and PNFP health facilities 2003–10 12.5 2011- 15
Proportion of TB cases notified compared to expected 2003–10 10   
Pregnant women receiving second dose of Fansidar for IPT (IPT2) 2003–10 10 2011- 5
Introduced in 2006     
PHC funds disbursed that are expended 2006–10 5   
Fiscal Decentralisation Strategy (FDS) flexibility gain 2006–10 5   
HIV/AIDS services availability composite (ART, PMTCT, HCT) 2006–10 10   
Introduced in 2011     
HIV testing of children born to HIV positive women 2011- 10   
Antenatal care 4thvisit 2011- 5   
TB treatment successrate 2011- 5   
HMIS reporting composite (completeness & timeliness) 2011- 10   
Medicines orders submittedtimely 2011- 5   
  1. Source: MoH 2003; 2006; 2011; Tashobya et al. 2015;
  2. HMIS Health Management Information System, PHC Primary Health Care, NMS National Médical Stores, JMS Joint Medical Stores, DPT Diptheria Pertussis Tetanus, PNFP Private not For Profit, OPD Out patient Department, IPY Intermittent Presumptive Treatment, ART Anti-retroviral therapy, PMTCT Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission, HCT HIV Counselling and Testing, TB Tuberculosis, HIV Human Immune-deficiency Virus, AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome;