About UAPO

Background:   Founded in 2011 by 10 patient’s NGOs, The Uganda Alliance of Patient’s Organizations (UAPO) is a registered non-profit organization. UAPO is a unique civil society network leading the way to a Uganda free from preventable suffering, disability and death caused by poverty related and neglected diseases. With a strong National and community network of more than 20 organizations; strategic relations with the governments line ministries, World Health Organization, national NGOs, CBO’s, scientific and professional associations, academic and research institutions, private sector entities and Pharmaceutical industry, regulatory authorities, policy makers, NGOs, academics, WHO, researchers and the private sector dedicated individuals helps us to strengthen the evidence base and sustainable interventions for high quality of patient’s lives.
UAPO is a national alliance representing patients across all disease areas. Our members are patients’ organizations working at the national and community levels to represent and support patients, their families and carers. UAPO is at the forefront of elevating Patients onto the national health and development agenda. A patient is a person with any chronic disease, illness, syndrome, impairment or disability…