Accra, Ghana – Ten Ministries of Health with nation, local and international partners have actually solved to reinforce cooperation towards enhancing maternal, newborn and kid health through continual quality of care at all levels of the health system.
This dedication was made at the international conference of the Network for enhancing quality of take care of Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) kept in Ghana. The conference was co-organized by the Ministry of Health, Ghana, the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF on the style: Sustaining and scaling up quality of look after MNCH.
In his keynote address, Ghana’s Minister of Health, Hon. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu highlighted the function of Primary Health Care (PHC) systems in making sure the accessibility of quality services for moms, babies and kids. He, for that reason, required more powerful partnership amongst the Network nations and partners to speed up the achievement of Universal Health Coverage (UHC).
“Our aspiration for Universal Coverage will just be an impression if we are not mindful of the quality of care,” included Hon. Kwaku Agyeman-Manu.
This conference was focused on engaging with the champs from federal government, executing partners and other stakeholders to review 5 years of efforts to incorporate quality of care in health systems and maternal, newborn and kid health interventions.
The WHO Acting Assistant Director-General for UHC, Dr Anshu Banerjee highlighted the significance of quality of care in the avoidance of maternal death and contacted nations to incorporate quality of care into health systems.
“We need to consist of quality of care in nationwide tactical strategies and guarantee that it is successfully executed at all levels of care,” Dr Anshu Banerjee mentioned.
On his part, the WHO Representative to Ghana, Dr Francis Kasolo, kept in mind the development Network nations, consisting of Ghana have actually made in enhancing the health system to supply quality care and required constant understanding sharing to combine the gains.
“Leveraging our cumulative experience of care and engagement of the neighborhood in this regard supplies an excellent path to scale up throughout Network nations”. Dr Kasolo stated.
Stakeholders at the conference devoted to guaranteeing the rights and equity in quality of look after the most susceptible females, babies and kids whilst likewise acknowledging the requirement to gain from and share emerging developments to enhance quality of care.
They likewise declared their dedication to enhancing people-centred care, consisting of females’s babies’, kids’s and households’ experience of care and continue to establish nationwide knowing systems that help with documents and understanding exchange in assistance of scaling up of top quality maternal, newborn and kid health services.
“These dedications show our cumulative decision as nations and partners to deepen our continuous collaborations towards enhancing the health and wellness of moms, babies and kids through the quality of care effort,” kept in mind Dr Roseline Doe, the Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) Officer at WHO Ghana.
The conference combined Ministries of Health from 11 nations– Bangladesh, Côte d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, India, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Uganda along with nationwide, local and worldwide partners, advancement companies, NGOs, economic sector, academic community and research study organizations.