Uganda Muslim Medical Bureau (UMMB)
Uganda Muslim Medical Bureau (UMMB) is a national organization established by the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) in 1999 to coordinate activities of Uganda Muslim health facilities. UMMB has direct supervisory mechanism to ensure that health facilities under its jurisdiction abide by the guidelines and standards set by the Ministry of Health.
The Bureau coordinates the activities of all member health facilities and is the main link between these facilities, government, and other stakeholders.
Objectives of the Bureau
To supervise all health programs undertaken by all member health facilities.
To coordinate all health matters among member health facilities
To advise and guide member facilities on matters concerning promotion, curative, and preventive health.
To provide a platform for member facilities for the initiation, influencing on change of policies and actions that favour and promote Muslim service delivery.
To be an overall umbrella through which all health-related matters within the community are addressed.
To strengthen the linkage between UMMB, Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) and member facilities.
We envision a Uganda with an efficient health care system that promotes the quality of life of all people.
Uganda Muslim Medical Bureau is dedicated to ensure an improved health care delivery system in all the member health facilities through advocacy, quality assurance, coordination and capacity building based on Islamic principles.
Our Core Values
In performing its mission, the following core values guide the decisions and actions of UMMB:
- We dedicate ourselves to observe Islamic ethics in all that we do
- We have an obligation to ensure quality service in everything we do
- We strive to ensure a high sense of accountability and transparency in our dealing with our clients and partners
- We believe in team work
- We acknowledge and leverage diversity
- We believe in sustainable development interventions