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Uganda Turns 60: A Look Back at a Country’s Progress

Uganda gained its independence 60 years ago and for that we need to celebrate however we cannot celebrate our independence without asking the question as to whether the right to health in Uganda is not shadowed by neocolonialism. Our health funding mostly depends on the donor aid which only further hurts the right to health because it is character specific […]

Short Course on Struggle for Health-PHM

The International People’s Health University (IPHU) of the PHM is organizing a short training course “The Struggle for Health” for young health activists. The course is being organized jointly with Amel Association International and Gender, Justice, and Health Thematic Group of the PHM. The IPHU short courses enable younger health activists to make new connections, share experiences, and study together. […]

CSO/World Bank Meeting With The URMCHIP Implementing Partners in Uganda (October 1st, 2019)

Mid-term review on the implementation of the Uganda Reproductive Maternal Child Health Improvement Project (URMCHIP) with the project financing partners, that is International Development Association through the World Bank Group, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency and the Global Financing Facility. The meeting was held at the World Bank offices in Kampala and focused on how the RMNCAH investment case in […]

Our Bi-annual Newsletter. January-June 2019

How much do you know about our work at national, regional and global in the recent past and beyond? PHM-Uganda, brings you the latest and past work that we have been engaged in, significant global events such as World Health Assembly (WHA)  and the events where we have empowered communities and expressed our solidarity through our health for all global […]

Building Health in Communities through Community Health workers: Challenges and Solutions

By Michael Ssemakula and Denis Bukenya. The report explains our role as Civil society in grass root communities. It justifies PHM and HURIC’s recent engagement with the Community Health Workers (CHWs), mainstream health professionals and the community in Kakoma, Isingiro district, Western Uganda which was held in May 2019. This report is available on the PHM Global website. Below is the link to the […]

WHO-Watchers For The WHA72 In Geneva

Following closely the work of World Health Organization, through the World Health Assembly and the Executive Board. This was a team of PHM/HURIC volunteers attending WHO-WHA72 bodies’ meetings – following up on the debates, talking with delegates and making statements to the EB. More about this check on this link https://www.ghwatch.org/who-watch/events Team comprised watchers from six continents, that is Africa, Asia, […]

The #SheDecides Campaign.

Over 1000 people joined the festival in Kampala, focused on the theme Stand Up, Speak Out and Take Action for Women and Girls to Decide Freely and Without Question. There was a fantastic range of performers and entertainers and more than 300 people accessed services, which included HIV testing, counselling, family planning info and breast cancer screenings. She Decides Uganda […]

“Health In The Market Place” Its Implication On The Right To Health In Uganda

This was a symposium organized by SEATINI, our member organizations in the People’s Health Movement-Uganda. Focused on the dynamics in the health sector at the global, regional and national level. Looking at a number of Trade Policies and Negotiations that are ongoing at policy level which, if poorly negotiated can bear negative implications on other sectors like the social sector […]

HURIC and PHM-UGANDA At People’s Health Assembly-Four In Bangladesh November 2018

Health Worker For All Coalition Meeting with Wemos, MMI, HURIC, PHM East Africa Mr Denis Bukenya, Country coordinator of the PHM-UGANDA presenting on the status of PHC in East Africa. Health activists at #PHA4 giving a global analysis of access to medicines and how Countries can learn from Thailand’s health system and #Stop the medicine stockouts campaign in South Africa.

Health Systems Advocacy Partnership In Collaboration With HURIC And PHM-UGANDA On The Proposed HRH Migration Policy In Uganda.

In 2018 alone, 167000 General practitioners in health have left Uganda with 90% being below the age of 40years. 52% stayed in Africa, 30% went to Europe & North America, 8% to Oceania and Australia. How can we bridge the gap in the HRH gap in Uganda without the HRH migration policy? Today, HURIC, Amref_Uganda PHM-Uganda WhiteRibbonAlliance with the rest of the Civil Society are reviewing the […]