Uganda: Joint Monitoring Report in Refugee Hosting Districts, October 2021 – Uganda




The joint monitoring report provides an analysis of the performance of the health sector with regard to refugee health focusing on the quality of service delivery, the level of integration of refugee health into the public health, access to essential health care by host communities, challenges and mitigation measures to address them.

The findings and challenges identified are based on the building blocks of health systems that describe the health system according to the WHO framework, categorized in the HSIRRP as strategic interventions consistent with the national health policy and strategic plan of the country. Ministry of Health. These building blocks include; Service delivery, medical products, vaccines and technologies, health workforce, health information systems, financing, leadership and governance of health systems. There has been an overall improvement in the integration of refugee health services as well as the quality of health services, but there is a strong need for multi-sector coordination.

Recommendations made from the Joint Monitoring Report focus on reprogramming community-based distribution systems and strengthening the drug supply chain to ensure proper quantification, timely supply, redistribution, prepositioning and management of drugs and medical supplies.


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