District Health Officer

at Bunyangabu District Local Government
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted April 15, 2019
Category Healthcare
Currency UGX


Job Title : District Health Officer
Salary Scale : UIE
Reports To : Chief Administrative Officer
Responsible For : Assistant District Health Officer (Environmental
Health; Maternal Child Health/Nursing; Principal Medical Officer,
Head of Health Sub-Districts and Bio-Statistician
Job Purpose
To manage and coordinate the effective, efficient and affordable delivery of quality of health services in
the District.
Key Outputs
i. Plans and budgets for health services produced;
ii. Financial, Medical & Human resources mobilized;
iii. Monitoring, support supervision and evaluation of health services conducted;
iv. Medical supplies and equipment procured;
v. Accountability for financial, medical supplies and other resources made;
vi. Maintenance of Health equipment and facilities carried out;
vii. Uganda National Minimum Health Care Package (UNMHCP) managed;
viii.District Councils and other stakeholders advised on health related issues;
ix. Sensitization programs about PHC in the Communities coordinated;
x. Human Resource management functions executed;
xi. Health research conducted;
xii. National Health Service delivery standards enforced;
xiii.Health Management Information System supported;
xiv. Professional & Service Codes of Conduct & Ethics enforced; and
xv. Periodic Reports prepared & submitted.


General management;
Planning organizing and coordinating;
Human resource management;
Procurement, disposal and contract management;
Project management;
Concern for quality and standards;

Experience Requirements

At least nine (9) years working experience in Clinical Practice three (3) of which at Senior Health Service
management level.

Education Requirements

An MB.Ch.B or BDS or equivalent degree from a recognized University.
Masters Degree in Public Health, or its equivalent from a recognized Institution.
Must be registered and licensed with relevant council.
PGD in PAM is an added advantage
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