Health facilities in Lira district are struggling to manage expectant mothers with pre-eclampsia condition.
Sister Doreen Akuno, is a senior medical officer at Lira Regional Referral Hospital. She had her first child at 18 years in 2004 and she almost died during the pregnancy due to pre-eclampsia. Despite the fact that she is in the medical field, she had no knowledge about the condition.
HEPS-Uganda has for the last three years been supporting communities to find measures to prevent maternal mortality due to unsafe abortion in Kamuli district.
HEPS-Uganda in conjunction with Ministry of Health regularly brings together importers of malaria commodities to discuss issues of quality and prices in a bid to have quality, affordable to the population. Recently there have been reports of untreated mosquito nets that are il