News

12 Feb 2018
Stake holders in Kamuli district have called for action to tackle the high teenage pregnancies and unsafe abortions which have left many young girls out of school while others die while procuring unsafe abortion. The call was made by stake holders in five different sub-counties where our team under the Access to Medicines and Commodities on Sexual...
31 Jan 2018
Quite often, we hear stories of people who have been bitten by snakes. But the biggest worry is always how such a victim will be treated given the fact that most health facilities lack medicines for snake bites. Snakebite envenoming kills more than 125,000 people each year and leaves more than 400,000 victims with severe disability. It kills more...
22 Jan 2018
The medicines Transprency Alliance (MeTA) is a DFID initiative that brings together public, private and civil society stakeholders with an interest in the outcomes of the medicines market to agree on through increased transparency in the supply chain. MeTA aims to increase transparency in the medicines market specifically in low and middle income...
24 Oct 2017
There is need to strengthen the capacity of the entire health system to answer public demands for health commodities in Uganda. This is the central message from the Medicines Transparency Alliance (MeTA), and the Health Systems Advocacy Partnership (HSAP). The call was made at a meeting convened by HEPS –Uganda for MeTA member organizations to...