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Masaka District Health Sector's Goal is;
"To provide good quality services to the people of Masaka District to make them attain a good standard of health so that they can live a healthy and productive life"
The Objective is;
“To reduce the morbidity and mortality from the major causes of ill health and premature deaths and disparities therein”.
The Section is Headed by the District Health Officer, Dr. Stuart Musisi. Sub-sections include Health Promotion and Education under Dinah Kakande-Senior Health Educator, Health Inspectorate and Environmental Health under Kewaza Dauda-Principal Health Inspector, Drug Inspectorate under Okot Peter-District Assistant Drug Inspector, Health Management Information System headed by Martine Sseruyange-Biostatistician, Maternal and Child health under Batenga B. Kiyingi-Ass. DHO/MCH, Medical Supplies and Logistics headed by Nambalire Feiruz-Ass. Inventory Mgt. Officer and TB/Leprosy supervised by Niyonzima J. F-DTLS.
The total population of Masaka district is approximately 307,900 (UBOS Mid-year projections 2015) with an annual growth rate of 2.19%. Of these, 11% are located in urban areas and 89% are in rural areas. The Female: Male ratio is 50:45.
The district has 3 constituencies each with a Health Sub-District (HSD) and the population is distributed as below: