Uganda Health Communication Practitioners’ Forum
This is a home for networking and exchange among individuals involved with or interested in Health Communication in Uganda. It includes colleagues from various institutions including universities, Ad agencies, Health communication organizations/projects, Consultancy firms, Donor agencies, private sector, etc

  • Joseph Waninda posted an update in the group Group logo of UgandaUganda 2 months ago

    Uganda launched the new consolidated guidelines for HIV Prevention and Treatment, today morning.
    The new guidelines aim to simplify health service delivery for health workers and speed up Uganda’s efforts to achieve the 90:90:90 targets.
    The gains achieved in the recent years in HIV prevention are attributed to the high impact interventions such…
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  • SMC LogoDear Colleagues,
    The uptake VMMC/SMC services for HIV infection has drastically reduced since the introduction of 28 days apart Tetanus Toxiod Double dosing before VMMC, this is due to the increased number of lost to follow-ups after the first Tetanus Toxiod dose shot.
    The earlier projected time bond targets will most likely not be met if th…[Read more]

  • Joseph Kanyike posted an update in the group Group logo of UgandaUganda 3 months, 1 week ago

    I am participating in Safe Male Circumcision TT1 booking outreach at Good Shade near Clock Tower in Kampala. If you have a member who is not yet circumcised refer them to Kisenyi Health Centre.
    We are soon starting a corporate circumcision clinic at China-Uganda Friendship Hospital in Naguru. Contact me at Jkanyike@idi.co.ug [0700964385]

  • Davinah Nabirye posted an update in the group Group logo of UgandaUganda 4 months, 3 weeks ago

    I am participating in a round table discussion meeting for disseminating results of an IPTp (Intermittent preventive treatment ) intervention study conducted in Uganda in 2014-2015 by Malaria Consortium. The study focused on assessing and addressing barriers to IPTp uptake in Uganda: evaluation of an m-health pilot intervention.
    Findings:
    – T…[Read more]

    • In many communities in Nigeria,awareness and the use of IPTP is very low.Demand creation is non existence in many communities. Thus,the outcome manifests in the expiration of SP in the store.I am aware that one of the partners of Malaria consortium in Nigeria complained on the very low utilization of the SP.Large quantity of the SP expired in the…[Read more]

  • Joseph Matalanga posted an update in the group Group logo of UgandaUganda 4 months, 3 weeks ago

    https://healthcomspringboard.org/job/springboard-uganda-uganda-199-springboard-uganda-champion/Springboard Uganda Champion – SpringboardPurpose of the position Uganda has a vibrant Social Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) community that has been growing over the past few years. From communication professionals under the Behavior Change…[Read more]

  • Esther Nkuba posted an update in the group Group logo of UgandaUganda 5 months ago

    Community of practice currently going on in Glory Summit Hoima for western region is so interesting. We have shared experiences especially in using the community structures. We shared a Community Maternal/Newborn care model where VHTs are used to identify,record, calculate EDD, make a birth plan with pregnant woman and the spouse/relatives. this…[Read more]

  • Ibrahim Ogaram posted an update in the group Group logo of UgandaUganda 5 months ago

    We are on day two of community of practice workshop in Kapchorwa, sharing experiences on health communication with 22 district health educators. Today, we are recapping our key lessons of yesterday.

  • Ajello Okello Anna Grace posted an update in the group Group logo of UgandaUganda 5 months ago

    Today I have learnt that Interpersonal communication in health facilities and community levels is key to behaviour communication. This was during the regional community of practice event in Entebbe.

  • Ajello Okello Anna Grace posted an update in the group Group logo of UgandaUganda 5 months ago

    Today I have learnt that Interpersonal communication in health facilities and community levels is key to behaviour communication. This was during the regional community of practice event in Entebbe.

  • Ajello Okello Anna Grace posted an update in the group Group logo of UgandaUganda 5 months ago

    Today I have learnt that Interpersonal communication in health facilities and community levels is key to behaviour communication. This was during the regional community of practice event in Entebbe.

  • Francis Olupot posted an update in the group Group logo of UgandaUganda 5 months ago

    Monitoring medicines use in the communities of karamoja

  • Peter Kwemboi posted an update in the group Group logo of UgandaUganda 5 months ago

    Preparing to conduct mass distribution of LLINs to all ugandans

  • Ronald owiny posted an update in the group Group logo of UgandaUganda 5 months ago

    Sharing experiencing in meeting on SBCC in moroto for instance what is working, what is not working and why?

  • Eugene Olanya posted an update in the group Group logo of UgandaUganda 5 months ago

    Is a good practices which we need all stakeholders to em back on (SBCC) approaches at communities level

  • SylvesterOnyang posted an update in the group Group logo of UgandaUganda 5 months ago

    It is an interesting session here over data and its use for decision making, Thanks Sylvester

  • David Serukka posted an update in the group Group logo of UgandaUganda 5 months ago

    Just msde s presentation on coordination of SBCC intervention by KCCA at the Community of Practice organized in partnership with Ministry of Health and USAID/Communication for Healthy Communication

  • Isaiah Chebrot posted an update in the group Group logo of UgandaUganda 5 months ago

    Attending a meeting on Community of Practice and joined Springboard today. Hope to interact more with people in this forum

  • Davinah Nabirye posted an update in the group Group logo of UgandaUganda 5 months ago

    Preparations are underway for the second week of Regional communities of Practice Events.

    When: October 26-27, 2016

    Where: LAICO Hotel- Entebbe, Noah’s Ark Hotel- Kapchorwa, Lia Springs-Moroto and Glory Summit- Hoima
    Host: Ministry of Health BCC WG and USAID Uganda/ Communication for Health Communities (CHC)

    Participants: Implementing P…[Read more]

  • Edgar Mwaka posted an update in the group Group logo of UgandaUganda 5 months ago

    We had our COP workshop in West Nile, Arua 19th – 20th October and it was fruitful sharing field experience and the partnerships created.

    • Welcome! Please share what you learned. You can also search for other workshop participants using the ‘Members’ button in the top blue navigation bar. It’s a great way to connect and continue the partnerships you started!

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