The Ministry of Health with support from the World Bank Group (WBG) and Global Financing Facility (GFF) hosted a stakeholders meeting on Maternal Health Project on Tuesday 7th February 2017 at Kampala Serena Hotel. The main goal of the meeting was to discuss the key findings of the scoping exercise conducted in October 2016 to document Maternal and Child Health (MCH) issues and existing initiatives to deliver maternal and child health services. Other objectives of the meeting were; to ensure that the scoping exercise’s key findings reflect stakeholder perspectives, to use synthesis of findings to stimulate discussion on potential role of the private health sector in meeting maternal and child health goals and lastly agree on inputs required to identify next steps to develop a concrete strategy that harnesses private sector capacity in MCH in the Greater Kampala Metropolitan Area. The outcome were to provide input in the design of the project proposals for mobilizing both public and private capacity to improve maternal child health in greater Kampala area.  UHF was privileged to present at the meeting and share private sector perspective on the project. Other key players in attendance included Merck for Mothers, Kampala City Council Authority, PACE, Marie Stopes, Abt Associates, Baylor Uganda among others.

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