Uganda’s 5th annual national health care quality improvement conference starts 4th Dec

Uganda’s ministry of health is holding this year’s annual national health care quality improvement conference next month. The three day event that starts on 4th December and last till the 6th is scheduled to be held at Hotel Africana.

Participants at the 4th annual national health care quality improvement conference 2017
Photo: MEPS. Participants at the 4th annual national health care quality improvement conference

This will be the fifth such gathering, with the last conference held on 29th August to the 31st of the same at the Kampala Serena hotel. It’s overiding theme — “Transforming Health Care through leadership, Innovation and Accountability” was the subject of discussion.

This sort of gathering is more or less a large ‘group discussion’ of various stakeholders — health actors, clients, citizens, educational institutions, providers (private and public), pharmaceuticals, legislators — in the provision of health care in the country.

With 2017’s conference bringing together an attendence in the excess of 450 participants — according to Makerere University School of Public Health Monitoring and Evaluation Techical Support (METS) — and witnessing the launch of the MoH’s documments on (1) Service Standards, and (2) Service delivery standards and maternal and perinatal death surveillance and responce; we can only wait to see what becomes of December’s meet.


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