Past Projects

Equity for Health Project

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.

Maternal health project in Lira

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.

Kawempe PMTCT project

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.

Transparency and Accountability Project (TAP)

HEPS received funding from Results for Development and World Bank to undertake a study tracking the financing of essential medicines up to two districts; Lira and Kamwenge.

Campaign to increase tangible and sustainable access to reproductive health commodities

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

Campaign to End Paediatric HIV/AIDS (CEPA)

HEPS Uganda is lead organization for CEPA campaign which brings together CSOs in service provision and in advocacy in the Campaign to End Paediatric HIV/AIDS (CEPA).

Anti-Counterfeit Goods Bill and Intellectual Property Rights Campaign

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.

Stop Stock-outs campaign

Since March 2009 HEPS has led a consortium of 5 CSOs in a campaign, Stop Stock-Outs.

Health Action Rights (HEAR) Project

This is a two year project being implemented in the five Sub Counties of Rwampara County and three zones in Mbarara district. The project aims at increasing citizens’ awareness and demand for health services.