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Ministry of Health Strategic Business Plan 2015-2018

Ministry of Health, Jamaica Country Resources General Health Strategies and Plans Jamaica 22 December 2014 Policy document policy, strategy

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Strategic Objectives
The strategic objectives of the Ministry are as follows:
1. To strengthen customer service
2. To improve health care delivery by providing quality health care and utilize best practice approaches
3. To improve absorptive capacity for donor funds and effectively access and utilize such funds for key
programmes and projects.
4. To improve access to specialised health services including vulnerable groups
5. To improve adherence with GoJ’s legislation, regulation, policies, guidelines and procedures
including audit programme
6. To evaluate policy, programme and project results against expenditure, and improve the procurement
process by aligning plans to budget.
7. To implement the Performance Monitoring and Evaluation System (PMES)
8. To implement systems to effectively measure performance and improve accountability (PMAS),
including recruit, retain and develop a competent cadre of professionals (needs-basis)
9. To identify and remove system weaknesses to respond to and/or address emerging threats, thus
enable effective management of clinical risks.
10. To strengthen and expand public-private partnerships
11. To improve evidence-based planning through research
12. To standardize equipment and facility specification and use.
13. To improve quality of health information
14. To improve access to appropriate technology in health: diagnostic services, treatment, and


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