The Health Department is responsible for coordination and Management on health services in the City to ensure preventive and curative health delivery system.

Key Functions

  • Promote policies, actions for health and sustainable development and monitor and evaluate the delivery of health programs and services in the City;
  • Manage the implementation of the Uganda National Minimum Health Care Package;
  • Provide technical guidance and support supervision to Health Centres;
  • Coordinate the maintenance of Health equipment and facilities;
  • Interpret and integrate National Health Policies in the City Health Plans;
  • Coordinate PHC sensitization programs in the Communities;
  • Manage health research and collect and collate health data and statistics;
  • Develop and maintain a Health Management Information System in the City;
  • Liaise with the Ministry of Health and other stakeholders in enforcing adherence to National Health Service Delivery Standards;
  • Enforce the Professional and Service Codes of Conduct and Ethics; and
  • Strengthen the prevention and control systems for non-communicable and communicable diseases including emergency response.

Meet the Health Team

Dr. Apangu Pontious

Principal Medical Officer

Dr. Chandi Fred Opeli

Senior Medical Officer

Dr. Wani Muzeyi

Medical Officer

Apangu Godfrey

Health Inspector

Akao Rose

Health Educator