Who we are

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.

What We Do

Latest publications

Uganda Coalition for Access to Essential Medicines-UCAEM Strategy
MeTA Intercountry Meeting Report 2018
Sexual and Reproductive Health Commodities; Availability, Affordability and Stockouts Report 2018
Community Training Guide on Access to Essential Medicines

Latest News

Lira District Health Facilities Struggle to Manage Mothers with Pre-eclampsia

28 May, 2019

Health facilities in Lira district   are struggling to manage expectant mothers with pre-eclampsia condition.  


18 Apr, 2019


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Empowering Evidence-Driven Advocacy (EEDA) is a three-year project (2017-2020) implemented by

Population Reference Bureau (PRB) and the International Youth Alliance for Family Planning (IYAFP)

Taking Pre-eclampsia Advocacy to Communities

12 Mar, 2019

Sister Doreen Akuno, is a senior medical officer at Lira Regional Referral Hospital.  She had her first child at 18 years  in 2004 and she almost died during the pregnancy  due to pre-eclampsia. Despite the fact that she is in the medical field, she had no knowledge about the condition.