The Ministry’s top leadership led by Jane Ruth Aceng Ocero , the accounting officer/ PS Dr. Diana Atwine and the Director General Health Services Dr Henry Mwebesa will use the situation on the ground to plan and prioritize urgent matters as per the findings
While speaking at Amach Health Center 1V Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng Ocero appealed to health workers to serve the population with determination but most importantly to ensure a very clean Hospital environment that is cognizant of high levels of infection prevention control
Dr. Diana Atwine while speaking at Amach health facility said the Health sector leadership is determined to end maternal mortality.
On COVID-19 prevention, she asked health workers to ensure they have a high level of suspicion while handling all patients.
“Assume that everyone around you has COVID-19” with this health workers need to ensure they have PPE on while on duty.
The Director General Health Services Dr Mwebasa while touring Agur Health Center IV in Lira District but outside the newly created Lira City motivated health workers to ensure that they attend to patients at all times. He was impressed that health workers were attending to patients who all had their face masks on to prevent COVID-19.
At Aromo Health Center III, the Director General promised health workers that the maternity ward will be quickly rehabilitated to stop mothers from travelling longer journeys seeking for reproductive services.
Last year, Ministry of Health of Health conducted support technical Supervision in Kigezi Sub Region and also the Bunyoro Sub Region. Kigezi sub region has a very difficult terrain whereas the Bunyoro sub Region is busy with oil and gas related activities which attract high demand for Health services
The Team includes among others Director Curative Services, Dr Charles Olaro, Director Governance and Regulation Dr Joseph Okware, Commissioner HRM Mr Patrick Okero, Commissioner HPE&C Dr Richard Kabanda, Commissioner Nursing Sister B. Amunge, Commissioner Planning Dr Sarah Byakika, Commissioner Clinical Services, Dr Amone Jackson Commissioner Partnerships Mr Tom Chandia Aliti, Ass Commissioner Partnerships Dr Timothy Musila, technical staffs Joshua Joshua musasizi, Ivan Kigudde and the author and the SPRO-MOH Emmanuel Ainebyoona