Malaria remains biggest single cause of illness and death in Uganda.Yearly, 16 million Ugandans are affected by the disease,and children are most at risk. Nowadays, Rapid Diagnostic Tests are available to test malaria.
This is a 2 year project funded by International Development Fund (IDF) and it began in June 2009. HEPS is reaching out to seven sub counties in seven districts of Kamwenge, Lira, Mbarara, Kiboga, Ntungamo, Pallisa and Budaka; empowering the community with health rights information.
It’s a 3-year project funded by DFID through which HEPS is reaching out to the communities of 10 sub counties in Lira district. In these communities, HEPS is empowering the people with health rights and responsibilities information with a focus on maternal health.
This was a research project that was identifying and documenting barriers to the use of Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) services by HIV+ pregnant women. The monitoring study was conducted in 10 parishes in Kawempe Division.
HEPS Uganda being a member of the Reproductive Health Supplies Advocacy Network received funding from Reproductive Health Uganda to carry out a campaign to raise awareness about the state of lack of access to reproductive health supplies and influence political commitment to prioritize reproducti
In April 2009, HEPS learnt that a Counterfeit Goods Bill to control an upsurge of counterfeits had been prepared by the Ministry of Trade and was on its way to Parliament. The Bill however had serious implications on importation and manufacture of generic medicines.