This project will help to support vulnerable women,orphans and children in Eastern Uganda since most of them are unable to access modern health services. This will help to reduce on the number of maternal deaths in eastern Uganda and Uganda.
Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) in uganda stands at 438 per 100,000 live births one of the highest in the world, and Namutumba District is one of the Districts in uganda that has one of the poorest Maternal Motarlity Ratio (MMR). This is so because uganda has a high number of unattended births caused in part by the lack of skilled practitioner,lack of adequate maternity facilities and lack of children Hospital to cater for pediatric cases.
By construction of maternal and children health complex, will help by improving delivery of health services provided to the residents of Namutumba District. Barriers to access maternal and reproductive health services are reduced. Voluntary counseling and testing services provided in the community. Improved Pediatrics and child health services. To reduce on the maternal mortality ratio which stands at 438 per 100,000 live births.
The project will solve the problem of maternal mortality ratio which stands at 438 per 100,000 live births, benefit 10,000 women, 6000 orphans and vulnerable children who die before reaching the hospital like regional referral hospitals which are far from the District.