January 21, 2020

Health Systems improvement through e-Health: Uganda’s case

The government of Uganda through its Ministry of Health recognized e-health in the Health Sector Development Plan 2015/16 – 2019/20 as a key enabler for supporting […]
January 21, 2020

UUKHA Newsletter, November 2019

UUKHA is always in the practice of keeping our wide sphere of readers well-informed about the progress of the Alliance and its member organizations. This issue […]
April 7, 2019

Health workforce migration: The Uganda case

Uganda had a total of 81 982 health workers employed in the health sector. The number of medical doctors was estimated at 4,811, accounting for 6% of […]
February 20, 2019

SIGHT MATTERS – A Personal Insight By Debbie Young BSc MSc DCLP MCOptom Dip TP (IP)

In the remote Ugandan village of Bwindi, children are suffering tragic consequences because of a lack of even the most basic eye care services. Alice, 13, […]
October 12, 2018

Uganda Health Independence Day celebrations at UK House of Lords. 8th October, 2018

With a historically deep relationship between the UK and Uganda particularly in the Health Sector, Uganda’s 56th independence anniversary saw several UK organisations and agencies come […]
September 11, 2018


Globally, around 39 million people or one in 200 are blind (WHO 2015). Approximately 246 million are visually impaired, with staggering implications not just on quality of life […]
August 2, 2018

European and Commonwealth collaboration to bring the benefits of digital health to 3 billion people

The European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance) and the Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health (CWCDH) announce a strategic partnership to accelerate and drive the international deployment of […]
April 3, 2018


The Just concluded 3rd UK EAST AFRICA HEALTH IMPROVEMENT & INVESTMENT SUMMIT themed “Strengthening Investments to improve Healthcare” convened on 22nd-23rd at Imperial Royale with the […]
February 12, 2018

Addressing challenges in Uganda Blood Transfusion Services through capacity building

The Ugandan Blood Transfusion Service (UBTS) is facing a crisis with the withdrawal of US PEPFAR funding from April 1st 2017. Initial scoping work already reveals a […]