The Ministry of Health, specifically Office of Financial Management (OFM) is currently holding a three day retreat and technical review meeting in Grand Bassa County.
The three days meeting which runs from Thursday May 10- 12 has brought together Staffs from the OFM central level, Financials from Health related programs as well as finance experts from and out of Liberia.
In his opening remarks, Assistant Minister for Administration, Min. James T. Forkpa welcome the idea of the OFM to Organize a retreat where they can technically review the entire workings of OFM and strongly believe with the kind experts on board, the pro poor Agenda could be achieved. “In fact, I’m not surprise at the level of work that is currently ongoing because with the appointment of the new comptroller, I see a lot of achievement for the sector”. Says Min. Forkpa,
For his part, the Comptroller Mr. Jlayteh Sayor lauded the Administration of the MOH for making the event a reality. In addition, the Comptroller also stated that retreat is necessary at this point in time because it’s a time where the finance team of the Ministry along with some key actors can sit and retrospect on the past carefully looking at lessons learned, successes as well as challenges over the years.
Mr. Jlayteh however lauded the team of experts there at the Ministry and further noted that with the cooperation of everyone, the sector can achieve more.