The STAR-E (Strengthening TB and AIDS Response – Eastern Region) Project in Project Year 5 (October 2012 - September 2013) has consolidated its role as a reliable and valuable partner to government institutions, Ministry of Health, non-governmental organizations and civil society in the fight against HIV&AIDS and TB in twelve districts in mid-Eastern Uganda. In this past year, HIV&AIDS and TB services in the region have increased in scope, quality, coverage and accessibility through STAR-E support to 154 health facilities.
This report covers the reporting period of October 1, 2012 to September 30, 2013, the third project year (fiscal year 2013 or FY 2013) of the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation-led STAR-SW project implementation. During this period, STAR-SW supported the delivery of comprehensive HIV/AIDS and TB services through providing financial, technical, and logistical support to 229 health facilities and seven civil society organizations (CSOs) located across 13 districts in the South-western region of Uganda.
The USAID Uganda Stop Malaria Project (SMP) aims to support the goals of the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP) of the Ministry of Health (MoH): specifically to achieve PMI/Uganda’s targets of 85% coverage with key interventions for the prevention and treatment of malaria. SMP was designed to work at the national level with the NMCP as well as to support 45 of the 88 districts that existed as of 2008.
U.S. Mission Uganda today announced the signing of a cooperation agreement between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) to design and implement town sanitation plans in four Northern Uganda towns: Oyan, Kamdini, Aduku and Apac. USAID has committed $2 million to the project over a two-year period, while the German Development Cooperation, implemented by GIZ, has agreed to match that contribution.
Last updated: January 08, 2015