“I felt bad seeing patients languishing in labour pains simply because I was alone here. And by that time I had not acquired basic training in midwifery. All I can say is thank you MamaYe for bringing a midwife to Bua health center,” said Moses Chimtembo, Bua Health Center Medical Assistant.
Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group and Africa Health Budget Network have launched a campaign aimed at ensuring that government and parliament allocate sh36b in the forthcoming budget for recruitment of 3542 health workers to fill the glaring staffing gaps in the country’s health sector, writes the New Vision.
Following publication of the Ministerial Policy Statement and Budget for the Ministry of Health on 15 March 2016, Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group and the Africa Health Budget Network are demanding that the Ugandan Government urgently invest in health workers.
Civil society organisations are contributing to the development of a national multimedia campaign in support of the Ministry of Health and Sanitation. The Government's goal is to use social behavioral change communication to increase demand and uptake for reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health services in Sierra Leone.
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