Funded Initiatives for HEPS Uganda

Initiative Contributions for HEPS Uganda

#IndicatorContributionDescriptionFiscal Year
1Increased demand for FP services (EWEC2011)Contraceptive Availability and Choicea)Part of Take Stock campaign under RHSC, implementing a Contraceptive Availability and choice project in Mbarara and Kamuli districts. Heps Uganda uses community monitors who advocate for FP rights and sensitise communities about these rights and have so far trained 350 community monitors on the 8 sub-counties of Kamuli and 4 sub-counties of Mbarara as champions of FP rights2014/2015
2Increased demand for FP services (EWEC2011)Capacity Building• Coalition for Health Promotion and Social Development (HEPS Uganda) with support from the RHSC – Take stock campaign have trained 350 community monitors as champions of FP rights in the 8 sub-counties in Kamuli and 4 in Mbarara districts. They are also using the community scorecard for the reproductive health project promoting access to a full, free and informed family planning choice in Isingiro and Kiboga where have trained 100 community monitors as agents/ champions of FP. Held a national FP stakeholder meeting to share experiences in use of the community scorecard and Trac FM • Under the Advocacy for Better health project, working with community groups in 17 subcounties of Ibanda and Kiruhura districts to identify key gaps affecting health including reproductive health and FP. 2015/2016

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NameHEPS Uganda
DescriptionEstablished in November 2000, the Coalition for Health promotion and Social Development (HEPS– Uganda) is a health and human rights organization that advocates for health rights and health responsibilities of Ugandans especially giving voice to the poor and vulnerable men, women, children, elderly. HEPS Uganda has a special focus on working to increase access to essential medicines and rational use of medicines. It works at national/ local government and at community level to reach out to the most vulnerable people in society. Currently HEPS Uganda is operating in 16 Districts across Uganda implementing several social accountability projects for better health. Read more about out current and previous interventions.
Added On2015-08-05 23:16:04