2017 Projects

Project Name : Advocacy for Better Health

Project Code : ABH


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The PATH/FLEP Advocacy for Better Health (ABH) project is funded by USAID/PATH The project is implemented by FLEP in Iganga and Kaliro districts in partnership with the respective district local governments Project goal: “to improve the quality, accessibility, and availability of health and other social services” Focus areas Health: MCH, RH, Malaria, Nutrition, TB. Social Services: HIV/AIDS; OVC care & support Project life: May 2015 – September 2018 Why Advocacy for Better Health (ABH) Project? Unsatisfactory health and social development indices (Uganda MDG Report, 2013) Slow progress in improving maternal mortality ratio slow progress in increasing access to reproductive health services Increasing HIV prevalence- reversal in progress towards reducing the spread of HIV; and Slow progress in achieving Universal Basic Education Corruption, wrong prioritization and neglect of critical sectors in resource allocation (UMEMS 2011) Insufficient and ill-equipped human resources for health Persistent stock out of drugs and other health commodities Theft and sale of drugs from public health centres Fees/charges in government health facilities for services supposed to be free ...