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Snakebite Management in Uganda

HEPS-Uganda in collaboration with Health Action International-HAI are cordinating efforts on advocacy for prevention and treatment of snakebites in Uganda.

Tuberculosis Prevalence in Uganda

Defeat TB Project: HEPS Uganda is currently implementing ''Defeat TB project'' in Mukono district with funding from USAID and URC.

Empowering Communities to Improve Access to Quality Health Services

With financial support from Governance, Accountability, Participation and

Health Workers Lack Training on Snakebite Management- Survey

 At least 92% of health workers in public health facilities have not received any training on management and treatment of snakebites.  This is according to a survey conducted between October 2017 and March 2018 by Coa

Speaker Of Parliament Commits to Advocate for Funding for Pre-eclampsia

The Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda, Rt.Hon. Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga has committed to use her position to influence Parliament to increase funding towards maternal health.

Pre-eclampsia, Leading Cause of Maternal Deaths at Mulago National Referral Hospital

On 22nd May, 2018, Uganda joined the rest of the world to commemorate the world pre-eclampsia day with an aim of creating awareness about the condition in pregnant mothers.

HEPS-Uganda Launches Report on SRH Commodities

Good Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being in all matters relating to reproduction for both men and women, including adolescents.

Communities Empowered to Demand Increased Budget for FP and YFS

This is a sexual reproductive health project in the districts of Kiboga and Isingiro focusing on influencing district decision makers to increase funding for family planning (FP) and youth friendly services (YFS). 

High Teenage Pregnancies, Unsafe Abortion Top Maternal Challenges in Kamuli district

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.

How much do we know about Snake Bites?

Quite often, we hear stories of people who have been bitten by snakes.