The RNMCH sharpened plan is for advocacy, resource mobilisation and prioritisation of high impact interventions to accelerate progress towards achieving MDG 4 and 5 targets. The plan also defines five strategic shifts to avoid business as usual. It places a strong emphasis on strengthening accountability and monitoring mechanisms as well as partnerships for social mobilization, funding and technical assistance. It is not meant to replace the existing Road Map for reduction of maternal mortality and the Child Survival Strategy but to catalyses them.
The Uganda National Development Plan covers the fiscal period 2010/11 to 2014/15. It aims to address structural bottlenecks in the economy to accelerate socioeconomic transformation and bring a portion of the third of the population out of poverty. The plan stipulates the Country's medium term strategic direction, development priorities and implementation strategies. In addition, it details Uganda's current development status, challenges and opportunities.
U.S. Ambassador Scott DeLisi and Swedish Ambassador Urban Andersson visited the Rhona Medical Center in Kansanga last week. The medical center is one of 45 small and medium size private health providers that have received loans under a joint Sweden-U.S. loan program to enhance availability of credit to the private sector.
Last updated: November 13, 2014