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Jacqueline Idusso Coordinator in the National Secretariat MeTA Priorities and Milestones in Uganda MeTA  18/01/10
Successes <ul><li>Activities articulated and approved by council </li></ul><ul><li>CSO medicines price survey,NDA database...
Challenges <ul><li>Difficulty in scheduling council meetings so that decisions are made in timely manner </li></ul><ul><li...
Country Priorities in the work plan <ul><li>Progressive Data Disclosure/information sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Quarterly di...
Milestones in the workplan implementation <ul><li>Multi-stakeholder process is working </li></ul><ul><li>Data disclosure: ...
Thank you! <ul><li>Jacqueline Idusso </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinator in the National Secretariat </li></ul><ul><li>[email_ad...
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MeTA priorities and milestones in Uganda

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Presentation by Jacqueline Idusso, Coordinator in the National Secretariat, MeTA Uganda during the countries sharing meeting, London 2009.

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MeTA priorities and milestones in Uganda

  1. 1. Jacqueline Idusso Coordinator in the National Secretariat MeTA Priorities and Milestones in Uganda MeTA 18/01/10
  2. 2. Successes <ul><li>Activities articulated and approved by council </li></ul><ul><li>CSO medicines price survey,NDA database development and MoH procurement plan ongoing despite delay in starting, CSO’s capacity building workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-stakeholder approach to NPSSP, rotating chairs (new leadership style in health) </li></ul><ul><li>Regular review meetings in place to monitor progress of work plan implementation </li></ul>18/01/10 MeTA
  3. 3. Challenges <ul><li>Difficulty in scheduling council meetings so that decisions are made in timely manner </li></ul><ul><li>Work plan activities are behind schedule due to delay in take off </li></ul><ul><li>Insufficient visibility for MeTA in health sector circles and media as there are no results to change the landscape yet </li></ul><ul><li>Dissemination of available information from stake-holders is still not effective </li></ul>18/01/10 MeTA
  4. 4. Country Priorities in the work plan <ul><li>Progressive Data Disclosure/information sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Quarterly dissemination of medicines availability and price monitoring surveys </li></ul><ul><li>Ease access to National Drug Authority (NDA) information by stakeholders </li></ul><ul><li>Increase public awareness of rational drug use </li></ul><ul><li>Promote transparency in planning, provision and accountability of medicines by the MoH </li></ul><ul><li>Improve working of the multi-stakeholder process </li></ul>18/01/10 MeTA
  5. 5. Milestones in the workplan implementation <ul><li>Multi-stakeholder process is working </li></ul><ul><li>Data disclosure: the tool provided a forum for discussion on policy and practice and the gaps therein </li></ul><ul><li>Activities are on-going as per workplan and effects are already being felt e.g. MOH data collected into central repository on procurement of medicines </li></ul><ul><li>Establishment of a functional secretariat which oversees activities </li></ul>18/01/10 MeTA
  6. 6. Thank you! <ul><li>Jacqueline Idusso </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinator in the National Secretariat </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>+256-752-656380 </li></ul><ul><li>www.MedicinesTransparency.org </li></ul>18/01/10 MeTA

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