ACHEST has signed a contract to implement a project that will provide technical assistance to three Medical Councils in Uganda over a period of one year. The beneficiaries are: Uganda Medical and Dental Practitioners’ Council; Uganda Nurses and Midwives Council; Uganda Allied Health Professionals Council. The project is funded by USAID through the US firm CARDNO under the Uganda Private Health Support Program.
Technical support to provided will include; update and revision Council regulations, Streamlining, consolidation and digitising facility licensing, Strengthening Council’s systems and capacity to implement Continuous Professional Development (CPD) credit and Provision of technical assistance to individual Councils as needed for specific projects designed to strengthen their capacity to oversee the private health sector. The contract was signed by Dr. Dithan Kiragga for USAID/UPHSP and Dr. Patrick Kadama on behalf of ACHEST on Friday 13th November 2015.