Prof. John Charles Okiria
Prof. John Charles OkiriaDean, Institute of Allied Health Sciencesdeanahs@ciu.ac.ug

Dean, Allied Health Sciences

AT A GLANCE

Alma maters:

  • Diploma Pharmacy (1990)
  • Bachelors Business Administration (2004)
  • Masters Business Administration (2006)
  • Masters Health Services Management (2007)
  • Ph.D. Medical

Awards:

  • Golden Jubilee
    Presidential Recognition
    Award / Medal
  • Canada Safe
    Motherhood Award
  • Awards from Health
    Professional Associations

Associate Professor John Charles Okiria

PhD; Msc. HSM; MBA (Mgt); BBA (MGT); DIP.(PHARM); Cert. Admin Law(LDC); PGD ME(s).
Registered and Licensed/Gazetted Allied Health Professional

SUMMARY OF TRAINING AND WORK EXPERIENCE

I hold a PhD in management, a Masters in Business Administration (HRM), a Distinction Master’s of Science degree in Health Services Management, a Bachelors of Business Administration (Mgt), a Diploma in Pharmacy and a Certificate in Administrative Law and currently finalizing a Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Education. I also a holder of a number of pro efficiency certification in leadership & management, Extensive experience in research and research supervision of graduate students, evaluations of health programs and interventions, survey data management and analysis, management of research, policy engagement and a strong human resources for Health Advocacy

Currently I am a teaching Professor, a Dean of the Institute of Allied Health Sciences, a Chairperson Allied Health Professionals Council Uganda, senior programme assessor for National Council for Higher Education. I am also a board member of a number of Government and private organizations in Uganda. Privately I have conducted a
number of studies /researches funded/financed by USAID, UNFPA, INTRAHEALTH, private institutions and Ministry of Health.

Before early retirement from Public Service I was a head of pharmaceutical services in the district for over 18 years. As a team leader we have invested heavily on medical, educational and business sector to the service of the community.

Post Doctoral Publications, Abstracts & Presentation

 

 

 

 

  • Kaziba Abdul Mpaata, Bumali Lubogoyi, John Charles Okiria, "Financial Controls and the Perceived

 

 

 

  • Kaziba Abdul Mpaata, Bumali Lubogoyi, John Charles Okiria, "The Effect of Administrative Controls on Fraud Detection and Prevention in Barclays Bank Uganda", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v6i2/v6i2.php , Volume 6 Issue 2, February 2017, 1079 – 1082.

 

  • Kaziba Abdul Mpaata, Bumali Lubogoyi, John Charles Okiria, "The Effect of Customer Service on the Client Perceived Performance of Barclays Bank Uganda", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v6i2/v6i2.php , Volume 6 Issue 2, February 2017, 1074 – 1078

 

  • Kaziba Abdul Mpaata, Bumali Lubogoyi, John Charles Okiria, "Microfinance Business Services and the Rural Community Welfare in Uganda", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v6i2/v6i2.php , Volume 6 Issue 2, February 2017, 1131 - 1135

 

  • Kaziba Abdul Mpaata, Bumali Lubogoyi, John Charles Okiria, "Determinants of Quality of Patients Care in Public Hospitals in Uganda: Requirements for Organizational Effectiveness Clients' Perspective", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v6i4/v6i4.php,Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017, 469 – 472 DOI: 10.21275/ART20172157

 

  • Kaziba Abdul Mpaata, John Charles Okiria, Bumali Lubogoyi, "Resources Availability and Quality of Patient Care Services in Public Hospitals in Uganda: "Expert Patients" Perspectives", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v6i4/v6i4.php, Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017, 473 – 479 DOI: 10.21275/ART20172158

  • Kaziba Abdul Mpaata, Bumali Lubogoyi, John Charles Okiria, "Correlates of Outpatient Health Care Services in an Upcountry Referral Hospital in Uganda: Management Revival Strategies", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v6i4/v6i4.php, Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017, 480 – 484 DOI: 10.21275/ART20172159
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  • Agwang Agnes, Nalubega Haspher.K, John Charles Okiria, "Factors Influencing Exclusive Breast Feeding Practices among Nurses in Mulago National Referral Hospital Kampala District", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v6i4/v6i4.php, Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017, 485 – 489 DOI: 10.21275/ART20172174
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  • Kaziba Abdul Mpaata, Bumali Lubogoyi, John Charles Okiria, "Government Funding and Resources Availability in the Delivery of Primary Education in Uganda", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v6i4/v6i4.php, Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017, 490 – 496 DOI: 10.21275/ART20172151
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  • 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
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  • 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

  • Okiria J.C, S.S. Najjuma, 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, 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


  • Assessing the prevalence and risk factors of pre-diabetes among the community of Iganga Municipality, Uganda: A cross sectional study. Christine Aramo, Anthony Peter Oyom, Emmanuel Okello, Victoria Acam, John Charles Okiria, Bashir Mwambi, Caesar Oyet. DOI: 10.21203/rs.2.11985/v1. BMC AUG 2019

  • Common uropathogens among diabetic patients with urinary tract infection at Jinja Regional Referral Hospital, Uganda. Barbara I. Nabaigwa, Bashir Mwambi, John Charles Okiria, Caesar Oyet. Afr J Lab Med. 2018;7(1), a621. https://doi.org/10.4102/ajlm.v7i1.621

  • Assessment of the Effects of Khat Consumption on the Health of the Non School Going Youths in Daynile District, Mogadishu-Somalia. Alphonse Kanyamasoro Muhire, Saleman Urur Nageye, John Charles Okiria. Volume 6 Issue 8, August 2017 www.ijsr.net. DOI: 10.21275/ART20173126

  • John Charles Okiria1 , Kaziba Abdul1 Mpaata, Bumali Lubogoyi2 , , "Correlates of Outpatient Health Care Services in an Upcountry Referral Hospital in Uganda: Management Revival Strategies", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v6i4/v6i4.php, Volume 6 Issue

  • John Charles Okiria, Kaziba Abdul Mpaata, , Bumali Lubogoyi, "Resources Availability and Quality of Patient Care Services in Public Hospitals in Uganda: "Expert Patients" Perspectives", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v6i4/v6i4.php, Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017, 473 – 479 DOI: 10.21275/ART20172158


  • John Charles Okiria, Kaziba Abdul Mpaata, , Bumali Lubogoyi, "Resources Availability and Quality of Patient Care Services in Public Hospitals in Uganda: "Expert Patients" Perspectives", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v6i4/v6i4.php, Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017, 473 – 479 DOI: 10.21275/ART20172158