33 Hearing the voice of disabled people. Developing better services of domestic violence
Trauma registries play an important role in performance improvement and hospital-based injury surveillance. Case studies from Pakistan, Kenya and Kampala are presented with details about inclusion, exclusion criteria, data collection platform, implementation model, funding sources and stakeholder engagement. All three registries used electronic platforms, however implementation strategies differed. Dedicated trauma registry personnel results in reliable capture of cases, complete follow up of
... tients and better quality of data but has higher cost of operation. Trauma registries not only helped in measuring hospital injury burden but also helped documenting the care processes with potentially impactful solutions. Implementation of trauma registries may cause both direct and indirect positive impact on trauma care in the hospital regardless of method of implementation. Long term and sustainable impact could only be seen with strong support from key hospital administrators. . Talk 3: Developing an internet-based traumatic brain injury registry in Uganda -Dr. Olive Kobusingye, Makerere University School of Public Health, Uganda Abstract: The primary aim of this review was to define core variables for an internet-based data registry focused on TBI in Uganda. A comprehensive review was conducted. Six databases including PubMed/Medline, Embase, Scopus, Cochrane Reviews, System for Information on Grey Literature and Global Health Ovid were searched for literature pertaining to TBI in the African region and TBI registries in low-and middle-income countries. Thirty-five articles were identified as relevant to the focus of inquiry. The majority of the articles were from Nigeria, followed by South Africa and Tunisia. Few included definition used to define TBI. The most commonly collected core variables were demographics, injury event, initial assessment, emergency department care, in-patient care and outcome at hospital discharge.