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Engaging Communities to Prevent Maternal Mortality due to Unsafe Abortion

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 Rallies Partners for Quality Malaria Commodities

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 b

Community Scorecards on HIV/AIDS Service Delivery

Since 2014, HEPS Uganda and other national level organisations have been involved in PEPFAR Country Operational Plan (COP) development processes and monitoring i

MeTA Advocates for a Special Budget for Pre-eclampsia Medicines

 Medicines Transparency Alliance-MeTA under the Health Systems Partnership  (HSAP) project has recommended that the government of Uganda ring fences a special budget for the procurement of drugs for treatment of diarrhea, pneumonia in childr

Snakebite Management in Uganda

HEPS-Uganda in collaboration with Health Action International-HAI are cordinating efforts on advocacy for prevention and treatment of snakebites in Uganda.

Strengthening Community Systems to Defeat Tuberculosis in Uganda

Defeat TB Project: HEPS Uganda is currently implementing ''Defeat TB project'' in Mukono district with funding from USAID and URC.

Empowering Communities to Improve Access to Quality Health Services

With financial support from Governance, Accountability, Participation and

Health Workers Lack Training on Snakebite Management- Survey

 At least 92% of health workers in public health facilities have not received any training on management and treatment of snakebites.  This is according to a survey conducted between October 2017 and March 2018 by Coa

Speaker Of Parliament Commits to Advocate for Funding for Pre-eclampsia

The Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda, Rt.Hon. Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga has committed to use her position to influence Parliament to increase funding towards maternal health.

Pre-eclampsia, Leading Cause of Maternal Deaths at Mulago National Referral Hospital

On 22nd May, 2018, Uganda joined the rest of the world to commemorate the world pre-eclampsia day with an aim of creating awareness about the condition in pregnant mothers.