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Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng

Ministry Of Health

is a Ugandan pediatrician and politician. She is the Minister of Health in the Cabinet of Uganda. She was appointed to that position on 6 June 2016. Before that, from June 2011 until June 2016, she served as the Director General of Medical Services in the Ugandan Ministry of Health

Professional Skils



Dr. Aceng has participated and published widely in the field of medicine and some of her works are outlined below;

Expected Outcomes

  1. Test & Treat Initiative: Official launch & introduction; for Early Cancer Prevention, Detection, diagnosis, and linkage to care for successful treatment
  2. Close the cancer Care Gap: Delivering commitment and creating synergies across countries, governments, and partners
  3. Amplifying stakeholders’ voices to apply the principles of meaningful & sustainable engagement & participation of all in cancer control programs
  4. Improved quality in cancer research, surveillance & innovations
  5. Realization of avenues for affordable & accessible cancer detection, diagnosis, treatment, and Palliative Care services
  6. Increased access to cancer screening, testing, and diagnostic supplies across all levels of care