The permanent secretary (PS) in the ministry of health, Dr. Diana Atwine held a meeting on Monday with a delegation from PATH, an international, nonprofit global health organization, led by the chief executive officer (CEO) Nikolaj Gilbert to discuss various projects being implemented by PATH in Uganda.
On behalf of the ministry, Dr Atwine appreciated the support provided by PATH to sensitize, prevent and mobilize leaders during the pandemic.
She further appreciated PATH’s support to various health programs including family planning, immunization, increasing access to HIV testing and detection of zoonotic diseases.
Dr. Atwine said: “We appreciate PATH’s support in digitalization of the Community Health initiative. This is a solution to better planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Reporting and Accountability.”
PATH ensures that decision-makers have the support and information they need to make evidence-based decisions that accelerate health equity so all people and communities can thrive.
The advocacy organization is led by a global team of innovators working to accelerate health equity so all people and communities can thrive. PATH advises and partners with public institutions, businesses, grassroots groups, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges.
It believes that good health opens doors to education and economic opportunity for individuals and families. It strengthens communities and helps markets grow. It’s the foundation of a safer, more just, and more prosperous world for all of us. It moves humanity forward.