Overview of departments
The directorate of health care in the district is headed by the District Health Officer Dr Matovu Ahmed and it consists of the following departments;
2.Health Management Information
7.Cold Chain management
The mission of the health sector is to make a contribution to the wellbeing of the people, that is to say, expanded economic growth, increased social development and poverty eradication.
The overall goal is the attainment of a good standard of health by all people in the district in order to promote a healthy and productive life.
The main objective of the health department for FY 2015/2016 will include among others the entrenchment of effective leadership and management system for the health department to respond to health issues, reduction of new HIV infections in our general population, improvement of survival and quality of life for people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS.
This is to be attained through universal delivery of the Uganda National Minimum Health Care Package (UNMHCP) as recommended by the Ministry of Health.
The mandate of the district Health Office is to;