IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF LIFE
An indigenous, not-for-profit organisation founded by a group of distinguished public health and social marketing Ugandan professionals in 2006. Since then, UHMG has emerged as a leading organisation committed to creating high quality strategic health communication and accelerating health market growth in Uganda.
Today, UHMG is a viable, self-sustaining organization. Led by a dynamic management team, guided by a seven-member board. UHMG remains focused on enabling all Ugandans to live the Good Life, by working in four key health areas: HIV/AIDS, malaria, family planning, and maternal and child health.
Thank you! You saved me, you saved my baby. Please don't stop with me. Look out for more mothers like me. Help them!
Rachel Namuluuta, 24
When Rachel, got pregnant for her fifth child, she made the decision to purchase the Maternal Health Voucher, little did she know that it could potentially save her life and that of her unborn baby. The voucher, entitled her to a whole MCH comprehensive package covering four antenatal care visits, delivery, post natal care, postpartum family planning and referrals for complicated cases, and immunization.
NEWS AND HIGHLIGHTS
HEALTH IN UGANDA
“Silence is Deadly” is a nation-wide multi-media campaign that aims to increase the strength and sustainability of Sexual and Reproductive Health advocacy and service delivery programs by improving public support of young people accessing age-appropriate SRH products and services.
SHEEMA HEALTH CAMP
Thousands of people over the weekend turned up for a two-day health camp that was staged at Kihunda Health Centre III and Rushozi grounds in Sheema District.
UHMG in partnership with Vestergard and the Ministry of Health (MOH) launch the “LifeStraw” Community water Purification technology; an instant microbiological water purifier with a built in safe storage container that provides safe drinking water for up to 100 individuals per day.
MOSQUITO NETS DISTRIBUTION
The government of Uganda in concert with UHMG launched an effort to distribute 24 million long lasting insecticide treated nets (LLINs) to households across the country. The launch represented the highest number of mosquito nets ever to be distributed in Uganda; up from 12 million in 2013/2014 and the 7.2 million distributed in 2010.
Download in PDF Format