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Health Sector

Overview of departments

The directorate of health care in the district is headed by the District Health Officer Dr Matovu Ahmed and it consists of the following departments;

1.Health education

2.Health Management Information

3.Health Inspectorate

4.Vector Control

5.Drug Inspection

6.TB/Leprosy control

7.Cold Chain management

Mission Statement

The mission of the health sector is to make a contribution to the wellbeing of the people, that is to say, expanded economic growth, increased social development and poverty eradication.


The overall goal is the attainment of a good standard of health by all people in the district in order to promote a healthy and productive life.


The main objective of the health department for FY 2017/2018 will include among others the entrenchment of effective leadership and management system for the health department to respond to health issues, reduction of new HIV infections in our general population, improvement of survival and quality of life for people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.

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