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Uganda National Health Users/Consumers Organisation (UNHCO) is a not-for-profit Non Governmental Organisation, established in July 1999 to act as a formal voice for all consumers of health related products and services in Uganda. UNHCO seeks to initiate constructive engagement among policy makers, providers and consumers of health services to advocate for mutual health rights and obligations for quality healthcare services in Uganda. UNHCO is at the forefront of policy development and represents civil society at the Health Policy Advisory Committee (HPAC) at the Ministry of Health and Country Coordinating Mechanisms (CCM).

Maternal Health: the Legal Framework for Uganda

The importance of good health to a woman’s well-being – and that of her family – cannot be overstated. Without healthy mothers, we cannot have healthy children. Without safe motherhood, women cannot fully exercise their fundamental human rights, such as ...

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Voices for Health Rights

Voices for Health Rights (VHR) is a coalition of 14 civil society organisations working in health and health rights related activities initiated in 2006 as a united front to advocate for good health policies and implementation of best practices. VHR’s ...

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Male Involvement and PMTCT

One of the greatest challenges facing Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) services is reaching sexual partners of HIV-positive women and persuading them to receive HIV counseling and testing .and getting them involved in PMTCT services. Traditionally, sexual and ...

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Welcome to our website:

UNHCO would like to extend its appreciation to Open Society institute (OSI) and the Health Media Initiative for the technical and financial support toward the development of this website. The website has been designed on a very interactive platform to facilitate sharing ...

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