The Minister of Health Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng has celebrated her birthday in style amidst the global COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Aceng has worked tirelessly to ensure that the people of Uganda are safe from the deadly COVID-19. In addition, by putting in place strong measures that curb the widespread of the deadly virus.
Briefly, who is Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng?
Ruth Aceng is a politician and pediatrician from Uganda. She was born on the 11th of May 1968. In addition, the 52-year-old is the Minister of Health within the Cabinet of Uganda. Aceng was given powers of being a Minister on the 6th of June 2016. However, before she became a minister, she served as the Director-General for Medical Services in the Ministry of Health.
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Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng went to Shimoni Primary School in Kampala for her primary education. She then joined Nabisunsa Girls Secondary School for both her O&A Level education. Aceng then joined Makerere University where she acquired a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.
In addition, to a Master of Medicine in Pediatrics and a Master of Public Health. However, she acquired all these from the Makerere University College of Health Sciences. Jane Ruth Aceng holds a diploma in Health Systems Management from the Galilee International Management Institute located in Israel.
Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng began her career as a medical officer in the Ministry of Health. In addition, she was appointed as the Director-General of Medical Services at that time. Aceng was also serving as an executive director of Lira Regional Referral Hospital.
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