Background

John Charles Okiria is a health systems management consultant. He is one of the pioneer lecturers of IHSU since 2008. He joined the university with wealth of experience in the health sector of over 18 years having served in different capacities and committees. He is passionate about human resources for health capacity building and professionalism, quality and sustainability of pharmaceutical public sector and value for money services delivery models.

Research Interests

Economic evaluations of health programs and health interventions, costing of services, human resources for health management and profiling, quality of care and medicines management .

Teaching Interests

John Charles is teaching health economics, financial management and material resources, research methods and most of the management course units in the Masters of Health Services Management program. Mostly for graduate classes and a trainer of trainers in capacity building of human resources for health and National level.

Publications

  • J. C. Okiria, R. Kamara. Cost of Providing Health Care Services in the Private Not for Profit Health Sector in Uganda: A Case Study of Nyenga Hospital (FY 2012/2013), International Journal of Science and Research. https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v5i4/v5i4.php, Volume 5 Issue 6, June 2016, 1333-1338. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21275/v5i6.NOV163618 
  • John Charles Okiria, R. Mwirumubi, K.A. Mpaata. Information Flow Management and the Effectiveness of the Supply Chain of Essential Medicines in the Public Sector. Evidence from Selected Public Hospitals in Uganda: A Downward Perspective.   International Journal of Science and Research. https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v5i4/v5i4.php, Volume 5 Issue4, April 2016, 1438-1446. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21275/v5i4.NOV162794 
  • John Charles Okiria, Richard Mwirumubi, K.A. Mpaata. Inventory management practices and the effectiveness of the supply chain of essential medicines in the public sector. Evidence from six selected public hospitals in Uganda. International Journal of Science and Research    https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v5i4/v5i4.php, Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016, 1447-1456 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21275/v5i4.NOV162792 
  • S.S. Najjuma, J.C. Okiria, R.C.Nanyonga. The Role of the Psychological Contract on Health Care Workers’ Commitment in Public Health Sector in Uganda. A Case Study of Medical Doctors in Mulago National Referral Hospital (MNRH). International Journal of Science and Research    https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v5i4/v5i4.php, Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016, 2253-2265 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21275/v5i4.NOV163033 
  •  J.C.Okiria. H.Wasswa. The Pharmacy Only Visit care Model (POV) and its effects on the Quality of care of HIV patients in Uganda. A case study of Mulago National Referral Hospital HIV clinic. Clients’ perspective. International Journal of Science and Research    https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v5i4/v5i4.php, Volume 5 Issue 4, April 2016, 2248-2252 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21275/v5i4.NOV163032
  • J.C Allen Ingabire1,*, RT. Petroze1,  F. Calland1, JC. Okiria2, JC. Byiringiro2. Profile and Economic Impact of Motorcycle Injuries Treated at a University Referral Hospital in Kigali, Rwanda. Rwanda Medical Journal Vol.72 (4); December 2015.
  •  Profile and Economic Impact of Motorcycle Injuries Treated at a University Referral Hospital in Kigali, Rwanda J.C Allen Ingabire1,*, RT. Petroze1 , F. Calland1 , JC. Okiria2, JC. Byiringiro2.  Journal of the American College of Surgeons 217(3):S63 · September 2013 DOI: 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2013.07.134 

 

Dr John Charles Okiria (PhD)
Dean Institute of Allied Health Sciences 

Work:           +256 312 307400 
Email:           jokiria@ihsu.ac.ug

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