UNACOH

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UNACOH National Executive Committee members

Uganda National Association of Community and Occupational Health (UNACOH) was formed in 1987 and registered as a Non-Governmental Organisation in 1991.

It brings together health professionals and any other individuals and organisations interested or active in the improvement of health in Uganda.

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2012 JASHC in Uganda (l to r) UNACOH President, Deputy Regional Director WHO Africa Region, VP World Federation of Public Health Associations, Hon. Minister of Health, Mrs Lukwiya, Mrs Kule, VP African Federation of Public Health Associations, WHO Rep. Uganda

Vision
An informed, Healthy and Economically productive Ugandan population.

Mission
To promote a positive health culture and influence healthy public policies through the principles of primary healthcare, emphasising advocacy for health and community mobilisation, participation and empowerment for health action.

Pesticide use Health and Environment Uganda Project

Pesticide use Health and Environment Uganda Project

Goal

To promote health as a human right and as a tool and measure of development through evidence-based health communications and other interventions.

Dr Deogratias K. Sekimpi, Ag Executive Director

Dr Deogratias K. Sekimpi,
Ag Executive Director

Objectives

  • Health advocacy to decision makers
  • Exchange of health information locally, nationally and internationally
  • Promoting a positive health culture among the public
  • Health research including operational research
  • Implementing health projects

More Information: www.unacoh.org