Uganda Travel Time to nearest Level IV health centre & Hospital Map Output

  • Jodie Brumhead (Creator)
  • Gary Watmough (Creator)
  • Magnus Hagdorn (Creator)



A 20 m spatial resolution geotiff of travel time to level III health facilities in Uganda. Level III facilities typically have Qualified nurses, Nurse aids and Clinical officers (physicians assistants) present withing them. The services that Level III facilities typically provide are; Basic laboratory services, Maternity care, Inpatient care. Hospitals have Medical Doctors, Medical Nursers and paramedical officers present and offer the following services: preventative and general medical and surgical services as well as limited specialist services. The data was generated using the Child Poverty and Access to Services (CPAS) software (10.5281/zenodo.4638563) and was created as part of the CPAS project within the Data for Children Collaborative. The travel time is calculated assuming walking speeds and has been reduced by 22% to reflect the fact that children do not walk as fast adults. A full description will be available in a paper that has been submitted for review.

Data Citation

Watmough, Gary; Hagdorn, Magnus; Brumhead, Jodie. (2021). Uganda Travel Time to nearest Level IV health centre & Hospital Map Output, 2016-2020 [dataset]. Data for Children Collaborative with UNICEF and University of Edinburgh. School of Geosciences.
Date made available9 Jul 2021
PublisherEdinburgh DataShare
Temporal coverage2016 - 2020
Geographical coverageUG,Uganda,UGANDA

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