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HEPS-UGANDA IN THE LAST 10 MONTHS

The Residents of Bugambo demand their MPs to support increased budget allocation for Health

HEPS-Uganda after lobbying MPs and presenting a petition to the Speaker of parliament Hon. Rebecca Kadaga on the increase of the budgetary allocation for health, it held a press conference in Rugando in Mbarara to amplify the peoples voices. The press conference attended by 40 people in Rugando Mbarara distri...

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Is Uganda "getting to zero" in terms of medicine stock-outs?

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On 30 th November, 2011 HEPS-Uganda in collaboration with the National Forum of People Living with HIV/AIDS Networks in Uganda (NAFOPHANU) carried out a pill check on availability of essential medicines for HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria in 15 selected district hospitals in Uganda namely; Kalangala, Soroti, Kabale, Mukono, Mbarara, Masin...

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Students' Health Advocacy Project.

Students' Health Advocacy Project.

The Students’ Health Advocacy Project as a community outreach programme of HEPS-Uganda basically targets schools in Rubaga Division to make the students aware of their health rights and responsibilities. This has been going on from 2010 up to date. Currently there is new SHAP team carrying on the activities of SHAP.

So far SHAP activities have been conducted in a few schools and for some schools a ...

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Stop Stock-outs: a campaign for access to medicines

Stop Stock-outs: a campaign for access to medicines

Press conference on T.B Medicines Stock outs at HEPS in 2012

As the world commemorates the World T.B Day on the 24 th of March 2012 with the Theme: Stop T.B in our life time, it has been noted that there are messages in the media by National medical stores that are geared towards refuting the state of T.B medicines stock outs in the country.

This press conference was held to react to these messages sa...

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About Us - Background & Mandate

HEPS-Uganda
HEPS-Uganda is an acronym for Coalition for Health Promotion and Social Development. It is a health rights organization that advocates for increased access to affordable essential medicines for the poor and vulnerable people in Uganda.

Mandate and Values
Vision
“A just and fair society in which all Ugandans – irrespective of gender, age, ethnicity, religion, physical well-being or socio- economic status – exercise their health rights and health responsibilities.”

Mission

To enable more Ugandans access equitable health services through empowering communities and lobbying for a health system that meets the needs of Ugandans

Overall Goal

The overall objective of HEPS Uganda’s program mes and activities for the period of the Strategic Plan 2005-10 is “To work towards increased access to affordable, quality essential medicines, especially for the poor and vulnerable in rural and urban areas of Uganda”.

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