Good health is the prerogative and right of every individual. The high number of deaths among vulnerable groups, especailly children and women of reproductive age, are due to common illnesses that are highly preventable – malaria, malnutrition, and pneumonia. Read more...
The Private Sector Foundation of Uganda (PSFU), working in close collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Centre for Communication Programs (JHU.CCP) and supported by the Ministry of Health has established the Private Sector Health Common Fund.
The Fund is to be launched in Kampala on 16th May 2012 by the Minister of Health; Hon. Dr. Christine Ondoa.
The Private Sector Health Common Fund aims to compliment the Government of Uganda in addressing critical challenges in the health sector affecting children under the age of 5 and vulnerable women.Read more...
Our aim is to strengthen the programs which address the issues of high maternal and child mortality.
For example, certain private sector companies have worked well with the United Against Malaria program, supplying nets to their staff, families and surrounding communities.
Private companies could decide to upgrade and support a local health unit or promote immunisation programs within the communities in which they operate.
Good health care is a responsibility for all.