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Raising awareness of the health challenges of boda-boda riders

As part of the on-going Stop Stockout campaign, HEPS-Uganda joined hands with commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as ‘boda boda’, to raise awareness of their medicine Tuesday 15th December 2009.

Campaign to increase access to essential reproductive health supplies

Lack of interest among political leaders and policy makers has undermined implementation of policies and guidelines that guarantee access to reproductive health services and commodities.

Anti-counterfeits Campaign

The campaign to influence anti-counterfeiting legislation is aimed at raising awareness among the public and policy makers on the implications of the Counterfeit Goods Bill on access to essential medicines.

Stop the stock-outs campaign

Brief Background:

HEPS-Uganda, partners launch campaign against medicine stock-outs

A consortium of five civil society organisations led by HEPS-Uganda organised a week of activities in March 2009 to launch one-year advocacy campaign against the persistent stock-outs of

NeoHEPS-Uganda, partners launch campaign against medicine stock-outs

A consortium of five civil society organisations led by HEPS-Uganda organised a week of activities in March 2009 to launch one-year advocacy campaign against the persistent stock-outs of

IDASA officials visit HEPS-Uganda

Two officials from the Affiliated Network for Social Accountability (ANSA Africa), a South African-based organization that advocates for citizen involvement in governance initiatives, visited HEPS-Uganda on 19th August 2009 as part of an assessmen

ITPC boosts HEPS-Uganda PMTCT advocacy capacity

Two staff members attended a one-week civil society advocacy training in prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission (PMTCT), boosting HEPS-Uganda’s capacity to effectively analyze barriers to service delivery; work with the media, other

HEPS recognises outstanding members

Mrs Betty Gwanyi from Pallisa and Mr. Kizza Ssebunya from Kampala became the first members to be recognised for their exemplary contribution to HEPS-Uganda.

Lira health workers train in health rights

HEPS-Uganda organized a two-day training workshop for health workers in Lira district to sensitise them on health rights and responsibilities and interpersonal communication.