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

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.

Uganda Reviews Snakebite Prevention and Management Strategy

09 Aug, 2019

HEPS-Uganda, World Health Organisation, Ministry of Health and partners have reviewed the draft Uganda Snakebite Prevention and Management Strategy to guide the country on snakebites.