POSITION PAPER ON THE HEALTH SECTOR MINISTERIAL POLICY STATEMENTS FOR THE FINANCIAL YEAR 2021/2022

These proposals are a follow-up of previous recommendations to the Government while assessing the levels of adoption and actions so far taken regarding financing for health research and Reproductive health and rights.

Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMWA) and the Coalition on Financing for Health Research and Development (COFHRED) have come together to present and discuss a Position Paper on the Health Sector Ministerial Policy Statement and Budget Proposals for FY 2021/22 Budget aimed at enhancing the financing for the Health Sector in General and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights as well as Health Research and Development in particular in Uganda.

The propositions in this position paper are an outcome of critical analysis of the NBFP for FY 2021/22 as well as the Ministerial Policy Statements of the Health Sector and other official documents such as Annual Performance Reports, Auditor General’s reports, Sector Performance Reports, Budget Committee Reports, research reports and practical experiences from development practitioners. In addition, these proposals are a follow-up of previous recommendations to the Government while assessing the levels of adoption and actions so far taken regarding financing for health research and Reproductive health and rights.