By Gilbert Akampa Kakurugu
The Ministry of Health is today receiving the study findings and recommendations, Uganda Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) Operational Research. These finding will inform the ongoing RMNCAH policy reforms, planning and service delivery. According to Dr. Olaro Charles, the Director Clinical Services, the Ministry of Health got the opportunity to review the preliminary findings and recommendations from these studies, and has already made use of them to update the RMNCAH Investment Case and strengthen the health care delivery systems. In this meeting, there will be identification of more actionable information for Uganda’s RMNCAH agenda.
Dr. Diana Atwine in her speech delivered by Dr. Olaro Charles who represented ministry of health thanked
Makerere School of Public Health,
Sweden in Uganda and the World Bank Africa for the financial and technical resources to design and implement this program.
Dr. Atwine also expressed her appreciation to the RMNCAH Advisory Committee, Chaired by Professor Josaphat Byamugisha, for the leadership and strategic oversight they have provided.
Dr. Atwine further acknowledges the contributions of Ministry of Health leadership, notably Dr. Olaro Charles and Dr.Jesca Nsungwa and Makerere school of public health for supporting the researchers, data collection, and validation of research findings.