Health

Health Department

 

The District health department aims at providing quality health care services to the population of Zombo District operates within the overall Goal: “To accelerate movement towards Universal Health Coverage with essential health and related services needed for promotion of a healthy and productive life”

The Universal Health Coverage makes it possible to ensure that all people receive essential and good quality health services they need without suffering financial hardship.

Mission To facilitate the attainment of a good standard of health by all people of Uganda in order to promote a healthy and productive life.

The health department hopes to contribute to the improvement in the quality of life of the people of Zombo district, thus contributing to the development of the district as a whole, as stated in the overall vision of the district “A literate, healthy, productive and empowered people of Zombo District by 2040”

Health Sector Key Performance Indicators and Targets

Objective

Key Result Area

Indicator

Baseline

Annual Targets

2015/16

2016/17

2017/18

2018/19

2019/20

To accelerate movement towards UHC with essential health and related services needed for promotion of a healthy and productive life.

 

HEALTH IMPACT

 

 

 

 

 

 

Health impact trends

Maternal Mortality Ratio (per 100,000)

438

(UDHS 2011)

425

 

 

 

320

Neonatal Mortality Rate (per 1,000)

26

(UDHS 2011)

26

 

 

 

16

Infant Mortality rate (per 1,000)

54

(UDHS 2011)

50

 

 

 

44

Under five mortality rate (per 1,000)

90

(UDHS 2011)

64

 

 

 

51

Total Fertility Rate

6.2

(UDHS 2011)

5.9

 

 

 

5.1

Adolescent Pregnancy Rate

24%

(UDHS 2011)

23%

 

 

 

14%

To contribute to the production of a healthy human capital for wealth creation through provision of equitable, safe and sustainable health services.

 

HEALTH & RELATED SERVICES OUTCOME TARGETS

 

 

 

 

 

 

Communicable disease prevention & control

ART Coverage

42%

( HMIS 2013/14)

57%

65%

72%

80%

80%

HIV+ pregnant women not on HAART receiving ARVsforeMTCT during pregnancy, labour, delivery and postpartum

72%

(HMIS 2013/14)

85%

87%

90%

95%

95%

TB Case Detection Rate (all forms)

80%

(HMIS 2014/15)

83%

85%

87%

90%

95%

IPT3 or more doses coverage for pregnant women

50%

(HMIS 2013/14)

64%

71%

79%

86%

93%

In patient malaria deaths per 100,000 persons per year

30

(HMIS 2013/14)

13

5

5

5

5

Malaria cases per 1,000 persons per year

460

(HMIS 2013/14)

373

329

285

242

198

Under-five Vitamin A second dose coverage

26.6%

(HMIS 2013/14)

58%

60%

62%

64%

66%

DPT3HibHeb3 coverage

93%

(HMIS 2013/14)

95%

95%

95%

97%

97%

Measles coverage under 1 year

87%

(HMIS 2013/14)

90%

92%

95%

95%

95%

Essential clinical and rehabilitative care

Bed occupancy rate (Hospitals & HC IVs)

59%

(HMIS 2013/14)

62%

70%