This pilot project addresses health inequity in Kampala’s poorest slum by exploring the potential of increasing community-generated research findings.
May 2012 is the period HEPS-Uganda has set for Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Activity Implementation under its Health Policy Advocacy (HPA) program.
The Objective of the Intellectual Property Right Implementation is to Influence development of National Policy framework on IPR and to also enhance CSO & Public’s Awareness & understanding of IPR & Access to Essential Medicines.
HEPS Uganda, a coalition for health promotion, is calling on government to take full responsibility for HIV Paediatric treatment. Currently all the 28,000 HIV positive children countrywide get their second line HIV treatment through funding by UNITAID, a global Health initiative since 2006. UNITAID is an international drug purchase facility, established to provide long-term, sustainable and predictable funding to increase access and reduce prices of drugs for HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis in developing countries.
This financial year, the Government has allocated an additional sh49.5b to the health ministry. Of this, sh6.5b has been availed immediately to kick-start the recruitment of over 6,000 health workers in health centres III, IV and V. Vicky Wandawa explores the likely impact of this
HEPS-Uganda is an acronym for Coalition for Health Promotion and Social Development.
It is a health rights organisation that advocates for increased access to affordable essential medicines for the poor and vulnerable people in Uganda.