Risk Management and patients' Vulnerability to Clinical Risks in Uganda
A case of Kibuli Police Dental Clinic
Health Professionals world over are expected to operate in a sterile environment in order to minimize clinical risks but this practice is not observed by many health workers in Uganda.
Kibuli Police Dental Clinic is not exceptional.This study investigated the relationship between risk management and patients’ vulnerability to clinical risks in Uganda, a case study of Kibuli Police Dental Clinic, in the Kampala district.
Risk management was the independent variable while patients’ vulnerability to clinical risks was the dependent variable in the study.
The study objectives were to: .examine the relationship between risk identification and patients’ vulnerability to clinical risks, establish the relationship between risk analysis and patients’ vulnerability to clinical risks, identify the relationship between risk response planning and patients’ vulnerability to clinical risk and to explore how risk monitoring and control affect patients’ vulnerability to clinical risks in Kibuli Police Dental Clinic.
The study employed across sectional survey design using both qualitative and quantitative approaches.
Okwadi J.M.Tukei-PhD student with a multidisciplinary background having pursued courses both in management and Dentistry.Currently working as a Police Dental Technologist.
Holds MSc in Public Administration MPA (HRM) and Management Studies MMS (PPM), PGD in Project Planning and Management (PPM), and Public Administration BPA (HRM).