LESSON 1: THE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH

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THE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Introduction

What is the ministry of health? It is one of the ministries of the central government which is responsible for the health policy formulation for the county.

In today’s lesion we shall learn about the organizational structure. Mention the various sections of the ministry and explain the functions of the ministry.



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Objectives

At the end of the lesson the student nurse will be able to
  1. Describe the organizational structure of the Ministry of Health.
  2. Enumerate he various sections within the M. O. H and describe the functions.
  1. Explain the functions of the ministry.


Lesson Content

Organogram of ministry of health.png

VISION OF THE M.O.H

Improved health status and reduced inequalities in health outcomes of all people living in Ghana.

MISSION

Is to work in collaboration with all partners to ensure that every individual household and community in Ghana is adequately informed about health and has access to high quality health and health services

GOAL

Working together for equality and good health for all people living in Ghana.

OBJECTIVE OF HEALTH SECTOR

  1. to promote good health – very easily among all people in Ghana service

THE STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES ARE:

  • Increased geographical and financial access
  • Better quality of care in all health facilities
  • Improved efficiency in the health sectors.
  • Closer collaboration and partnership between the health sector and communities, other health sectors and private providers both allopathic and traditional
  • Increased over all resources in the health sector equitably and efficiently distributed.
  • Bridged inequity gap in access to quality health service. In emphases on the four deprived region, Northern, Upper East, Upper West and Central regions.
  • Sustainable financing arrangements that protects the deprived and vulnerable.

FUNCTIONS

  1. Policy and institutional development
  2. strategic planning
  3. resource mobilization
  4. co-ordination of all agencies and partners involving health development
  5. Co-ordinate investments in the service. Capital investment.
  6. Management of training institutions.



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Summary

today we have learnt about the structure of the ministry of health




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Activity

Visit the M.O.H headquarters in Accra

Meet the chief director or his deputy for a briefing Do a group work on each directorate of the ministry and discuss their roles ie. HRHD, PPME, HASS Clinical care, Public Health, FINANCE





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Reading

Ministry of health the Ghana health sector 2006 programme of work








Charenninful 15:33, 26 February 2007 (CET)