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.
HEPS-Uganda has for the last three years been supporting communities to find measures to prevent maternal mortality due to unsafe abortion in Kamuli district.
HEPS-Uganda in conjunction with Ministry of Health regularly brings together importers of malaria commodities to discuss issues of quality and prices in a bid to have quality, affordable to the population. Recently there have been reports of untreated mosquito nets that are il
Since 2014, HEPS Uganda and other national level organisations have been involved in PEPFAR Country Operational Plan (COP) development processes and monitoring its implementation.