Improving Service Delivery: Health Ministry Conducts Support Supervision in West Nile

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A team from the Ministry of Health led by the state minister for Primary Health Care Dr Joyce Moriku Kaducu is conducting support supervision in West Nile region.

The supervision commenced yesterday December 7 and will carry on for 5 days.

According to Dr Kaducu, they are doing quarterly supervision work in the Western region including all the districts in West Nile

“The main purpose is to visit the facilities and to go through the checklists that we have for monitoring and supervision of facilities. The overall goal is to improve service delivery. We want quality service delivery for the people of Uganda and this is in line with the vision of the President of Uganda; to ensure all sub counties have got Health Centres IIIs which are functional; ensure that HC IIIs provide quality maternal, child health services,” Kaducu said.

She added that the exercise is intended to reinforce strategies geared towards maternal and child health; saving mothers from dying, saving the babies and the people of Uganda as a whole.

“In line with this supervision, we look at the staffing, equipment at the facilities, output and everything in a holistic manner. Where there are gaps, we take the entire 6 block of World Health Organisation that is recommended in support supervision,” she noted.

The team from Ministry of Health currently on a supervision tour in West Nile.

She stated that at the end of the supervision, feedback is given to the stakeholders and solutions to the challenges are planned to fill the gaps.

Kaducu also met with the health workers at Moyo Mission Health Centre IV.

Other team members include; Dr Susan Nabandda Commissioner  Laboratory,  Mr Tom Aliti Commissioner  Partnerships, the Commissioner Clinical  Dr Jackson  Amone, Dr Jessica Nsugwa Sabiiti – Commissioner  Reproductive Health, Mr John Ssengendo- URMCHIP/ World bank coordinator and Dr Jimmy  Opigo, the assistant  Commissioner  in charge  of the National  Malaria  Control  Program.


Source – ChimpReports

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