Butambala district commits to integrating ADH services into their district, health facility workplans and budgets

The assistant district health officer Butambala district – Sister Winnie has today committed to engage the district leadership in an integration process for Adolescent health services within the health facility budgets for the coming financial year and beyond. While moderating the NTIHC - SRHR project closeout meeting at Gombe Hospital today, Sister Winnie commended NTIHC for supporting the health workers and young peer educators to champion efforts of delivering health services in a youth-friendly manner. She said that outreaches are no longer a challenge as demand for services has since gone high as a result of NTIHC interventions.

The LC5 representative who was also in attendance commended NTIHC for the Job well done and requested that NTIHC considers implementing more projects within the district.

The Chief Administrative Officer representative Miss Sara Namayengo also thanked NTIHC for the good work done in the district. “We believe that the lives you have touched are going to be much better. We know that when young person is empowered – they can make better and more informed decisions and life choices. I will work with the district health team to ensure that adolescent health services are integrated within our plans” she said.

Job Well-done!
While handing over a certificate of appreciation Mr Isabirye Silas the Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Manager said that a project can only be successful with a supportive environment of the district leadership. He went on to highlight the key achievements registered in the district. He informed the district teams that NITHC is committed to ensuring the sustainability of its achievements. He encouraged the stakeholders to make use of the muvubuka.com knowledge portal for continued learning on SRH.

By Thembo Joshua - BCC/Advocacy Manager

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