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Table 1 Health Centre categories in Uganda

From: Factors affecting utilization of health facilities for labour and childbirth: a case study from rural Uganda

Infrastructure LevelAdministrative LevelTarget PopulationServices Provided
Health Centre IVillage1000Community based health care prevention, VHTsa
Health Centre IIParish5000Preventative, curative care, outreach
Health Centre IIISub-county20,000Preventative, curative, outreach, inpatient, maternity, labouratory services
Health Centre IVCounty100,000Preventative, curative, outreach, inpatient, blood transfusion and surgical care
  1. a VHTs are made up of volunteer community health workers that provide preventative health education to community members