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Compensate Maternal Death Victims

Press Release on Maternal Health Petition Kampala, Thursday, 07/04/2011 – a Media Briefing of civil society organizations organized by the Uganda National Health Consumers’ Organization (UNHCO) has come up to speak against the unacceptable higher maternal deaths in Uganda. CONTRIBUTORY ...

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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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PATIENTS STRIKE AT MULAGO HOSPITAL

UNHCO has been following the events that happened over the last 4 days in Mulago Referral hospital. Patients admitted to Mulago Hospital with spinal injuries early this week went on the strike abandoning their ward, demonstrating against lack of medical ...

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Service Delivery Still Lacking

UNHCO, supported by 9th EDF SDP, recently conducted a survey to establish citizens’ opinions and satisfaction with local government services and local administration in the districts of Nebbi, Oyam, Pallisa, Isingiro, Masaka, Nakapiripirit and Kasese. The focus was on the ...

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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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Prioritizing MDG 5.B – Working with University Students

In September 2006, the United Nations General Assembly resolved to adopt Target 5.B of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs): “Achieve by 2015, Universal Access to Reproductive Health”. The four official indicators for MDG 5.B are: contraceptive prevalence rate; adolescent birth ...

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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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