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Our Mission
To demonstrate Christ’s Love through the provision of improved health services.

Our Vision
To promote life and heal the sick in a holistic approach.

Core Values

Christ Centeredness: The organization recognizes the supremacy of Christ because success comes from seeking to glorify Christ. In a Christ-like manner.

Value People: UOMB treasures human beings in the implementation of its programmes and strives to work with all people without discrimination.

Team Work: UOMB values the strength of team work to achieve its goals. Its functional teams are built within the organization and among its partners to efficiently implement its programmes.

Professionalism: UOMB Values honesty and integrity in their service delivery, and strive to do the right thing at all times, and are willing to learn from others.

Integrity: UOMB values and ensures that the actions of the staff are aligned with the organizational principles, where professionalism is matched with the spiritual or inner being of the staff. This involves staff doing what the organization agreed to do and taking responsibility where things go wrong, speaking the truth, no matter how unpopular it is and trusting and adhering to the intuitions rules and regulation.

Time Management: UOMB cherishes time in health service delivery and believes in managing time effectively so that the right time is allocated to the right activity but more importantly serving their clients on time.

Goal: Common goal is providing affordable, good quality health care to all Ugandans regardless of ethnicity and religion.

Objectives of the Bureau

  • To encourage and develop the highest level of medical and health care for the people of Uganda within the frame work of National health policies.

  • To attend and handle consultation of whatever nature from member units but subject to UOMB’s technical capability.

  • To identify needs and deliver HIV/AIDS prevention information and services within World Health Organization and Uganda Orthodox Church contexts.

  • To coordinate the health activities of the Orthodox Church by designing guidelines and process for advocacy, resource mobilization and allocation, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Promoting greater access to Health care services while promoting principles of confidentiality and consent through expanded facility-based, outreach or home-based care services.

  • Integrate HIV prevention, care and support services with other health care and social services of the Uganda Orthodox Church.

  • To encourage and promote capacity building activities e.g participation in Medical seminars, workshops, training programs and voluntary work aimed at solving the Regional/Community medical problems.

  • To encourage cooperation between member units and Government, in health related activities and where possible to speak on behalf of member units and give information to member units

  • To cooperate and liaise with other medical bureaus.

  • To carry out any lawful activities as may be requested by member units within the scope of this Bye Laws.

Achievements So Far


Registration of UOMB as a PNFP Non Government Organization.


  • Setting up a fully functional office with help/funding from BTC-MOH PNFP support

  • Acquiring a vehicle as a means of transport to reach out to the member health facilities deep in the rural areas – funded by MSH/SURE.

  • Selecting 3 medicines management supervisors (MMS) currently under training – Makerere School of pharmacy – funded by MSH/SURE.

  • Recruitment of a logistic intern to oversee medicines management activities in all member health units of UOMB – funded by MSH/SURE.

  • Situation analysis and 1st support supervision + M&E to the 19 member health institutions using the joint accreditation tool funded by BTC-MOHPNFP support project

Major Challenges

  1. Implement activities in our budgeted workplans due to lack of Revolving funds and external support to the bureau.

  2. Acquiring a fully functional Vehicle in order to reach out to the far placed member health units for support supervision, monitoring and evaluation, activity implementation e.t.c

  3. Broad band internet to the office to network/communicate fully to the outside

  4. Human resource – inadquate

  5. External funding – not sufficient

  6. Lack of Technical skilled in project planning, health systems management.

  7. Inadequate Office space

UOMB Structure