Who we are

HEPS-Uganda is an acronym for Coalition for Health Promotion and Social Development.

It is a health rights organisation that advocates for increased access to affordable essential medicines for the poor and vulnerable people in Uganda.

What We Do

Latest publications

Snakebite Project in Uganda
Pallisa District FP Financing Advocacy Paper
Uganda Coalition for Access to Essential Medicines-UCAEM Strategy
MeTA Intercountry Meeting Report 2018

Latest News

The “Access to Sexual reproductive and health rights Commodities and Medicines in Uganda Project” (ASA)

29 Oct, 2020

The ASA project has been running since 2016 to 2020.  It started with a baseline study to assess the availability of medicines and commodities which prevent maternal mortality due to unsafe abortions.

Strengthening Women and Girls’ Access and Use of SRHR Services

03 Sep, 2019

Poverty is not gender neutral.  More women are affected. In fact, two thirds of the world’s working poor are women.  For young women, living in urban slums, their realities are tough.

Health Facilities in Lira District Equipped to Improve Management of Pre-eclampsia

03 Sep, 2019

Health facilities in Lira district have been equipped to improve management of preeclampsia condition. This follows advocacy visits to different health facilities by HEPS-Uganda and the district leadership during the commemoration of the world Pre-eclampsia day on 22nd May 2019.