President Yoweri Museveni has appointed Dr Diana Atwine Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health.
She replaces Dr Asuman Lukwago who has been holding the office.
Dr. Diana Atwine is a Physician (Specialist in Internal Medicine).
She has been the Director at the Health Monitoring Unit of State House since 2009.
She has skills in Leadership and Management which she has studied from various institutions.
She was previously a senior researcher in HIV and infectious diseases at the Joint Clinical Research Center (JCRC) for over 10 years.
Dr. Diana is passionate about clinical care and medical ethics in practice as well as contributing to ensuring that health services are of quality, accessible, equitable and available to all Ugandans.
She is married with 3 children.