The misison of health and social welfare sector is to facilitate an establishment and system that delivers quality health care efficiently and equitably, and that will guarantee social welfare for all.
The VISION of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare is based on three key principles :
Ensuring optimal access to basic healthcare services to all members of society including those in hard to reach places
Ensuring that those in greatest need have easy access to care
Ensuring that access to care is based on need rather than ability to afford
The goal of the health sector, which contributes to the vision of the country's development is to have a healthy population, living quality and productive life by 2020.
There are Confirmed Cases of Measles in some districts which have already taken the lives of certain individuals. Mostly affected districts are Quthing, Maseru, Leribe and Thaba-Tseka, Mafeteng....Read more...
The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare is Re-Advertising 89 Data Clerk positions. The Data Collector wiil capture health data in line with prescribed formats and software. Supervise collection of health data from all district facilities. Also maintain an inventory of reporting institutions and expected reports. Order and distribute HMIS stationery...Read more...
Thursday April, 8, 2010 Lesotho - During a two day trip to Lesotho, UNICEF Executive Director, Ann M. Veneman met with Government officials, visited health programs and witnessed first-hand the impact of HIV and AIDS on the children of Lesotho, a mountainous country entirely landlocked by South Africa.....
The first case of Ebola in the US has been confirmed in a person who traveled from Liberia in West Africa to Dallas, Texas. Close contacts of the patient are being monitored.
In the US, 2,360 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. But still, many people believe that it only affects women. We investigate the reasons why.
In the first comprehensive animal model to show how smoking during pregnancy can affect male offspring fertility, researchers say their findings have human implications.