Foundation for Reproductive and Tropical Health

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"Imbalu" Cultural Circumcision for Bamasaba in Sironko District, Uganda

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Uganda Health Sector Stategic plan III realeased

 Uganda's Ministry of Health recently released the Health sector strategic plan  III (HSSP III) for the period 2010/11 - 2014/15. This is a plan that build on the the first two plans i.e. HSSP I & II. The plan aims at providing the highest possible level of health to all people in Uganda through promotion, prevention, curative and rehabilitative health services at all levels. It also adopts approaches that are 'client centered' and promotes rights to highest attainable levels of health. The HSSP III has four priories and these are:

  • Sexual and reproductive health
  • Child health
  • Health education and,
  • Control and prevention of communicable diseases (HIV/AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis)

FORTH's mission and core programmes on maternal and child health are in line with the HSSP III priorities