Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Health Action International Africa (HAI-Africa) represented by the Coalition for Health Promotion and Social Development (HEPS-Uganda), has since 2006 conducted medicines prices and availability monitoring in all the four major regions of Uganda. This is part of monitoring the ongoing interventions by the Ministry of Health within the Health Sector Strategic Plan to increase access to essential medicines by all Ugandans.
The purpose of this activity is:
- Show trends in the availability of essential medicines
- The prices (to consumers) of these medicinesThe affordability of these medicines
The Medicines Transparency Alliance (MeTA) in Uganda has supported the further development of this activity with additional funding.
This is the report for the survey conducted for the second quarter (April- June) of 2010.