Government is scheduled to embark on a mass vaccination against the highly contagious hepatitis B in the most affected districts.Sarah Opendi,the PHC minister says 2.7bn has been earmarked for the exercise.
MACIS is a secretariat of an extensive network of health-focused civil society organizations (CSOs) that are involved in malaria and maternal-child health programming in Uganda. Our mission is to provide sustainable leadership to CSOs nationwide in the coordination and promotion of Ministry of Health recommended interventions, as well as advocate for evidence-based practices and health policies at all levels...Read More
MACIS DICs Learn Grass Root reporting
MACIS conducted the third and fourth training workshops for the newly selected District Immunization Champions (DICs) in the Northern and Lake Kyoga regions in September 2014. Read more
Ugandan scientists make a breakthrough on maternal death
Ugandan scientists have carried out the world’s first robust research about a drug that will reduce maternal death in Uganda and other developing countries. Read more
Breastfeeding 'leads to higher IQ, earnings later'
People breastfed as infants have higher intelligence scores in adulthood, and higher earnings, according to a study published Wednesday that tracked the development of 3,500 newborns over 30 years. Read more
Government to Roll out Mass Hepatitis B Vaccination
Government is scheduled to embark on a mass vaccination against the highly contagious hepatitis B in the most affected districts.Sarah Opendi,the PHC minister says 2.7bn has been earmarked for the exercise. Read more
UGANDA GAVI CIVIL SOCIETY IMMUNIZATION PLATFORM
I would like to welcome you to this dynamic online Uganda GAVI Civil Society Organization Platform, where members and partners, as well as the public can interact and discuss issues concerning the immunization status of our population.
In the past, Uganda used to have one of the most vibrant immunization programs in Africa. Read more