Health Ministry Pushes for Better Service Delivery

L-R: Ministers of Health; Hon.Sarah Opendi, Hon. Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng and Hon. Dr. Joyce Moriku Kaducu

The Minister of State for Primary Health Care Hon Dr. Joyce Moriku Kaduco has said that the ministry will continue to advise and make sure that health workers deliver the best services to their patients.

Hon. Moriku made the remarks while speaking to journalists from the sidelines of  the 3rd National health care quality improvement conference held at the Kampala Serena hotel on Monday.

The conference was running under the theme ‘clients at the theatre of health care quality improvement.’

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“We want to collectively speak the same language. If we say this is the time for action at the district level we want all the responsible carders to be able to fill the gap and provide the best services to our people” she said.

The conference is part of health sector development plan of 2015 -2020, more about which is the 2nd in a series of a 5year plans aimed at achieving Uganda’s vision 2040 of a healthy and productive population that contributes to social economic growth and national development.

The total budget estimated for the 5years is Shs 24, approved 152.5million, funding for the quality improvement activities, mainly from the respective programs, departments or institutions implementing quality improvement.

The conference was majorly designed to make sure that by 2020 all people accessing the health care services in Uganda attain the best possible health outcomes and improving consumer acceptability and satisfaction.

It is also meant accelerate progress towards universal health coverage with essential health and related services needed for promotion of a healthy and productive life which involves the provision of safe effective ,efficient, accessible, equitable and patient centered care services with optimal professional performance and achieving consumer acceptability and satisfaction.


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