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Ministry of Health (Uganda)

Coordinates: 00°18′48″N 32°34′55″E / 0.31333°N 32.58194°E / 0.31333; 32.58194
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Ministry of Health
Coat of Arms of Uganda
Ministry overview
JurisdictionGovernment of Uganda
Headquarters6 Lourdel Road,
Kampala, Uganda
Ministry executive

The Ministry of Health is a cabinet-level government ministry of Uganda. It is responsible for planning, delivering, and maintaining an efficient and effective healthcare delivery system, including preventive, curative, and rehabilitative services, in a humane, affordable, and sustainable manner. The ministry is headed by Minister of Health Jane Aceng.[1]


The headquarters of the ministry are located at Plot 6 Lourdel Road, in the Wandegeya neighborhood, Kampala Central Division, in Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city, about 2.5 kilometres (2 mi) north of the city's business district.[2] The coordinates of the building are 0°19'59.0"N, 32°34'39.0"E (Latitude:0.333044; Longitude:32.577486).[3]


  • State Minister for Health (General Duties)
  • State Minister for Primary Healthcare - Joyce Moriku.[4]

List of ministers[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Ainebyoona, Emmanuel (1 July 2016). "Squabbles, scandals make health sector sick - Minister". Daily Monitor. Kampala. Retrieved 16 July 2016.
  2. ^ Globefeed.com (16 July 2016). "Distance between Post Office Building, Kampala Road, Kampala, Central Region, Uganda and Lourdel Road, Kampala, Central Region, Uganda". Globefeed.com. Retrieved 16 July 2016.
  3. ^ Google (16 July 2016). "Location of the Headquarters of Uganda's Ministry of Health, 6 Lourdel Road, Kampala" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 16 July 2016.
  4. ^ Solomon Arinaitwe, Emmanuel Ainebyoona, Allan Chekwech, and Felix Warom Okello (8 June 2016). "Who are the new faces in Museveni's Cabinet?: Dr Joyce Moriku". Daily Monitor Mobile. Kampala. Retrieved 16 July 2016.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  5. ^ "Museveni appoints his wife to key ministry in new cabinet". Africanews. 7 June 2016. Retrieved 28 August 2022.
  6. ^ Athumani, Halima (1 March 2015). "Museveni reshuffles Uganda cabinet". Anadolu Agency. Retrieved 28 August 2022.
  7. ^ Kiggundu, Edris (24 May 2013). "Museveni Drops General Aronda; Katumba, Brigadier David Muhoozi Promoted". The Observer. Archived from the original on 28 March 2014. Retrieved 17 July 2014.
  8. ^ "Ruhakana Rugunda new Prime Minister". New Vision. 19 September 2014. Retrieved 28 August 2022.
  9. ^ "Museveni names new Cabinet". New Vision. 28 May 2011. Retrieved 28 August 2022.
  10. ^ Mukasa, Henry (2 June 2006). "Ministries Allocated". New Vision. Kampala. Archived from the original (Archived from the original on 11 December 2014) on 11 December 2014. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  11. ^ "Ex-Uganda health minister charged". BBC News. 28 May 2007. Retrieved 30 August 2022.

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00°18′48″N 32°34′55″E / 0.31333°N 32.58194°E / 0.31333; 32.58194