Uganda WHO Country Office


  • Uganda launches HIV/AIDS test and treat guidelines at World AIDS Day commemoration Uganda commemorated the World AIDS Day (WAD) 2016 at the public playground in Kalangala District, under the theme “joining Hands to scale up HIV prevention”, with a message to the public to test for HIV and seek treatment.
  • WHO Uganda launches the 3rd Country Cooperation Strategy 2016-2020 November 2016 - The Minister of Health Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng officially launched the 3rd World Health Organization (WHO) Country Cooperation Strategy (CCS) noting that it is well aligned with government priorities as outlined in the Health Sector Development Plan (HSDP) 2015/16 - 2019/20 and the Second National Development Plan (NDPII) 2015/16 – 2019/20.
  • WHO hosts stakeholder meeting to finalize the Integrated Vector Management strategy November 2016 - The Ministry of Health National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) convened a consultative meeting, at the World Health Organization (WHO) Country Office in Uganda, to update stakeholders on the process of developing an Integrated Vector Management (IVM) strategy for Uganda and gather their inputs into the draft strategy. During the meeting, NMCP stressed the need for an IVM strategy for Uganda as the country moves towards the 2030 elimination target.
  • WCO Uganda Newsletter June-December 2016  WCO Uganda Newsletter June-December 2016 (1.24 MB)
  • Uganda commemorates Safe Motherhood Day 2016 October 2016 - Kisowera Primary School playground in Mukono District was filled with activity as Uganda commemorated the Safe Motherhood Day 2016 under the theme ‘Expanded Opportunities for Adolescent Health Services; End Maternal Mortality.' The commemoration focused Adolescent Health services due to high numbers of teenage pregnancy which largely contributes  to maternal mortality.