Her Excellency Dr.
Jane Ruth Aceng
Minister of Health Government of Uganda

Dr. Aceng Jane Ruth is the Honorable Minister of Health for Uganda. She previously served as the Director General for Health Services, where she was responsible for coordinating the technical functions for the delivery of health services in the country. She is also a pediatric and public health expert. Dr. Aceng has vast experience both as a manager and practicing medical personnel, which she accumulated while serving in various capacities as senior medical officer, medical superintendent, senior consultant pediatrician and hospital director. As the Minister of Health she possesses the Constitutional Powers and functions of spearheading the Ministry. Among them are Administration, Policy Formulation and direction. She is also responsible for defending the Ministerial budget and issue orders and statutory regulations on the sector.  Dr. Aceng holds a Bachelor’s  Degree in Medicine (MBChB), MMED (Pediatrics), Masters in Public Health and a Diploma in Health System Strengthening.  

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