- Published on Friday, 12 October 2012 10:36
- Written by By Jimmey C. Fahngon
A three-day national health review conference is slated to begin this Monday, the Director of External Aid at the Ministry of Health, Momolu V.O. Sirleaf has disclosed.
He told journalists Thursday that the conference would bring together over 450 stakeholders, including County Superintendents, County Health Officers, partners among others.
Mr. Sirleaf explained that the objective of the conference is intended to determine performance of the health sector in its first year of implementation of the 10-year integrated National Health and Social Welfare plan that was launched last year by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.
He said the three-day forum would focus on programmatic and expenditure review of the health sector, multi-sectorial approaches to addressing maternal and child health issues.
Mr. Sirleaf noted that participants would review performance in the first year of the 10-year plan, look at what have been done, what needs to be done, among others that would ensure the successful implementation of the plan.
He disclosed that the second day of the conference would look at maternal and newborn health.
The Director of External Aid at the Ministry of Health said the forum would also look at the essential provision of health, decentralization of health care management system among others.