Advocacy for better health was born out of the concern about inefficiencies in the health service delivery, and other weaknesses in the health system that negatively impact on quality, accessibility and availability of health and social services.
There is an increasing interest in practical interventions that rebalance the relationships between state (policy makers, service providers, duty-bearers) and clients (citizens, rights-holders, users of services).
Despite government’s new found commitment to the promotion of family planning and supply chain policy changes, Uganda’s public health care system remains plagued by stock outs of contraceptives at the facility level.
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