Dr. Diana Atwine, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health has been recognised for her leadership in Uganda’s health sector.
On Friday, her work received a nod of approval when she was awarded the leadership gong at the Heroes in Health Awards (HIHA).
“We thank God. I dedicate this award to the entire @MinofHealthUG and all our health workers out there,” Dr. Atwine tweeted after receiving the award.
The Heroes in Health (HIHA) Awards is a Public-Private Partnership project instituted in 2019 by the Ministry of Health with the support of Xtraordinary Media. HIHA is a rewards initiative instituted to recognize outstanding individuals, entities, organizations, services, products, and programs.
Other winners of the night from the Ministry of Health included Dr. Richard Kabanda, Mr. Atiek Kagirita and Dr. Richard Mugahi.
Speaking at the awards, Stanbic Bank Manager CSI Diana Ondoga reiterated the institution’s focus on public-private partnership through the Corporate Society for Safe Motherhood.
“The revolutionary MediProtect product which at UGX 600,000/- enables health insurance outside the traditional. It caters for individuals above the age of 60,” she said.