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06/21/2024

2024 Uganda Alcohol Policy Alliance Annual General Meeting.

Kolping Hotel, Kampala

We held our Annual General Meeting today at the Kolping Hotel in Bwaise. 

 


07

06/07/2024

#UAPC24 Preparation meeting - Start of June

Online - Zoom

We had a preparation meeting beginning the month of June, for the Uganda Alcohol Policy Conference 2024. 

 


31

05/31/2024

End of May planning meeting for the 2024 Uganda Alcohol Policy Conference.

Online - Zoom

We had our end-of-the-month (May) preparation meeting for the 2024 Uganda Alcohol Policy Conference

 


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05/28/2024

National Mental Health Conference 2024.

Silver Springs Hotel, Bugoloobi

For three days this week, we have been involved in the National Mental Health Conference. 

 

This has been the third mental health conference, at national level. 

 


24

05/24/2024

UAPA Secretariat field trip on the Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention Project.

Kawempe

As you have following the updates on our social media platforms and here on the Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention


24

05/24/2024

Press conference to petition to His Excellency President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to review the Excise Duty Amendment Bill 2024 considering the revision of taxation rates on alcohol and tobacco products.

Kolping Hotel, Kampala

We held a press conference earlier today at Kolping Hotel in Kampala to petition to His Excellency President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni to review the Excise Duty Amendment Bill 2024 considering the rev


20

05/20/2024

The 2nd Mental Health Awareness Camp at Parliament of Uganda.

Parliament of Uganda.

The Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Mental Health organised the 2nd Mental Health Awareness Camp at Parliament, for the entire week (20th May to 25th May 2024). 

 


21

05/21/2024

Follow up meeting of the initial Alcohol Control Communication and Advocacy Strategy Meeting held at the Ministry of Health.

World Health Organisation office, Kololo.

As a follow up meeting to the initial Alcohol Control Communication and Advocacy Strategy Meeting


17

05/17/2024

Breakfast meeting with key stakeholders of the West Nile region of Uganda.

Le Tsuba Hotel, Arua city

 Moderated by Dr.


15

05/15/2024

The Alcohol Communication and Advocacy strategy meeting at Ministry of Health, Wandegeya.

Ministry of Health, Wandegeya

Regarding recent developments in the country regarding alcohol regulation, a meeting to devise communication messages/strategies to prevent alcohol-related harm in Uganda was called. 

 


09

05/09/2024

The 2024 United Nations Civil Society Conference.

United Nations Office at Nairobi.

For the first time ever, the United Nations Civil Society Conference was held on the African continent, in Nairobi on the 9th and 10th days of May 2024. 

 


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04/30/2024

4th planning meeting for the #UAPC24.

Online - Zoom

On the 30th April 2024, we had a #UAPC24 planning meeting on 30th April; this time on Zoom and we agreed on


26

04/26/2024

Breakfast meeting on the proposed 20% tax increase on alcohol and tobacco products.

Kampala Serena Hotel

We, in partnership with Uganda National Health Consumers' Organisation (UNHCO) organised a breakfast meeting at Kampala Serena Hotel with like- minded civil society members to deliberate on the rec


26

04/26/2024

Members of Parliament Workshop On Alcohol Legislation in Uganda.

Parliament of Uganda.


26

03/26/2024

#UAPC24 3rd Planning Meeting.

Uganda Girl Guides Association

The planning for the #UAPC24 c


14

02/14/2024

Valentines' Day Commemoration.

Kawempe

#ValentinesDay of 2024 got us in the field of Kawempe.

 


09

02/09/2024

4th Biennial Conference 2024; Planning Committee Meeting.

Uganda Girl Guides Association

Exciting news coming in: The Uganda Alcohol Policy Conference is back!

 


04

02/04/2024

World Cancer Day 2024 run.

Old Kampala Secondary School Playground

As part of the #WorldCancerDay2024 commemorations, we took part in the Uganda Cancer Institute r


02

02/02/2024

Interaction with leadership and representation of Gulu Kingdom.

Gulu town

We met and interacted with Eng. Olanya Olenge Tonny (who represented 'Ker Kaal Kwaro Acholi', Gulu City) together with Counsel Opio Fred from the legal department of Gulu Kingdom.

 


30

01/30/2024

Visit to Kyangwali Refugee Settlement.

Kyangwali Refugee Settlement.

Our leadership (Juliet Namukasa , 


02

02/02/2024

Visit to the Paramount Chief of Pader, RWOT John Paul Lugai II.

Gulu District

Our leadership (Juliet Namukasa , 


31

01/31/2024

Capacity building sessions in Kawempe Division, on the Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention Program.

Kawempe

The capacity building sessions for the Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention Program have commenced in Kawempe Di


29

01/29/2024

Breakfast meeting for a dialogue on the Alcoholic Drinks Control Bill with Members of Parliament from the Committees of Health, Trade and Tourism.

Parliament of Uganda.

We, in partnership with Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Mental Health paid a visit to the two 


19

01/19/2024

Official Launch of the Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention Program.

Kiganda zone, Kawempe

Last week, we were in Kawempe for the official launch of the Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention Program.

 


09

01/09/2024

Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention Program inception meeting.

Kolping Hotel, Kampala

We are proud to present you the "Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention Program".

 


09

01/09/2024

Alcoholic Drinks Control Bill 2023 Advocacy Update Meeting.

Kolping Hotel, Kampala

Right where we stopped in 2023 on our advocacy of the Alcoholic Drinks Control Bill, we got right into 2024 today on the same journey of passing the


21

12/21/2023

Civil society submission and appearance to the Health and Trade Committees of the Parliament of Uganda.

Parliament of Uganda.

Today was the day we met the Parliament of Uganda Committees of Trade and Health as civil-society, on matters regarding the Alcoholic Drinks Control Bill 2023.


19

12/19/2023

Orientation and briefing for members of the Parliamentary Press Association on the Alcoholic Drinks Control Bill 2023.

Parliament of Uganda.

In our combined efforts to bring about awareness in Ugandans on the Alcoholic Drinks Control Bill 2023, we oriented and briefed members of the Uganda Parliamentary


01

12/01/2023

Drafting our submission for the Alcoholic Drinks Control Bill 2023 as part of civil society.

Kolping Hotel, Kampala

In case you missed it, the Alcoholic Drinks Cont


24

11/24/2023

Breakfast meeting on the progress of the Alcoholic Drinks Control Bill.

Fairway Hotel Kampala

In case you missed out on the latest developments in Uganda, we are pleased to inform you that the first reading of the Alcoholic Drinks Control Bill took place in Parliament on Tuesday 14th Novemb


13

11/13/2023

2023 Monitoring Visit by IOGT NTO Movement.

Kampala, Uganda.

We received a visitor from IOGT-NTO Movement, by the name Didas Balimanya.

 


03

10/03/2023

World Alcohol-Free Day 2023.

Parliament of Uganda.

What a day we had at Parliament of Uganda, for the 2023 World Alcohol-Free Day!


06

11/06/2023

Breakfast meeting with Members of Parliament.

Parliament of Uganda.

Fast forward to a month since our last visit to the Parliament, we (Uganda Alcohol Policy Alliance, Ministry of Health, Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Mental Health among others) were back today, fo


11

10/11/2023

2023 Learning Visit to Uganda Water and Sanitation Network (UWASNET).

Luzira

As part of our learning and growth process as an institution, we paid a visit to Uganda Water and Sanitation Network at their office in Luzira. 

 


13

10/13/2023

Stakeholders' Workshop on the SAFER Initiative in Uganda.

Entebbe

We spent the day yesterday in Entebbe, on the  SAFER Initiative in Uganda.


28

11/28/2022

Capacity building workshop for the SAFER Initiative and the proposed Alcohol Control Bill with Sampath De Seram.

Kolping Hotel, Kampala

On the 28th of November 2022, a week after the 2022 Uganda Alcohol Policy Conference, we met as members at Kolping Hotel in Kampal


30

09/30/2023

7th Edition of the Annual Uganda Recovery Walk.

Adjumani Central Primary School playground.

Last year in September, the 6th edition of the Annual Uganda Recovery Walk took place in Kampala, Uganda. 

 


25

08/25/2023

Uganda Girl Guides Association National Camp 2023.

Kaazi Camping Grounds

This year, our member Uganda Girl Guides Association shall be hosting their National Camp from the 25th to the 30th of August 20


17

08/17/2023

Capacity Building Workshop on Alcohol Regulation Advocacy with Maik Duennbier.

Kolping Hotel, Kampala

As part of our capacity building in advocating for alcohol regulation, we congregated at Kolping Hotel in Kampala with Maik Duennbier and Dr.


25

11/25/2022

Uganda Alcohol Policy Conference 2022 (UAPC22) - Day 3.

Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala

The last day of the conference was on the 25th of November 2022 and on this day,


26

07/26/2023

2023 Africa Region Webinar 4.

Online - Zoom

Thank you for being with us, on the last 3 webinars on the Alcohol Policy Event Series for the Africa region. 


24

11/24/2022

Uganda Alcohol Policy Conference 2022 (UAPC22) - Day 2.

Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala

Thursday, the 24th of November 2022 was day 2 of the Conference.


21

07/21/2023

2023 UAPA Annual General Meeting.

Kolping Hotel, Kampala

Like we had communicated earlier, on the notice of this Annual General Meeting, the Annual General Meeting was held on the 21st of July 2023


19

07/19/2023

2023 Africa Region Webinar 3.

Online - Zoom

If you missed out on the second webinar of these series, you can


23

11/23/2022

Uganda Alcohol Policy Conference 2022 (UAPC22) - Day 1.

Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala

Day 1 of the 2022 Uganda Alcohol Policy Conference started bright and early for us in Kampala. 

 


20

09/20/2022

Olivier van Beemen's visit to Kampala.

Kolping Hotel, Kampala

On the 20th of September 2022, we had the honour and privilege of having a discussion with Olivier van Beemen. 

 


12

07/12/2023

2023 Africa Region Webinar 2.

Online - Zoom

Carrying on from the first webinar we hosted last Wednesday, we hosted the second webinar on this Series. 

 


21

07/21/2023

Notice of the UAPA Annual General Meeting.


08

07/08/2023

Commemorating the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

Old Kira road Police playground.

On the 8th of July 2023, we assembled together with other civil-society members and central government ministries at the Old Kira road Police playground to commemorate the International Day against


06

07/06/2023

Press Conference and Stakeholders' Engagement with Uganda Youth Development Link and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.

Golden Tulip Hotel, Kampala.

On 6th of July 2023, we joined our member Uganda Youth Development Link at Golden Tulip Hotel in Kampala for their press conference and stakeholders' engagement to commemorate the World Drugs Day 2


05

07/05/2023

2023 Africa Region Webinar 1

Online - Zoom

As we had communicated earlier about the 2023 Alcohol Policy Event Series, the first edition was held on the 5th of July 2023


24

05/24/2023

The 2023 National Mental Health Conference.

Silver Springs Hotel, Bugoloobi

We are so glad to have been among the sponsors for the 2023 National Mental Health Conference.

 


05

07/05/2023

Alcohol Policy Event Series.

Starting on the 5th of July 2023, the Alcohol Policy Event webinar Series for the Africa Region will take place. 


22

05/22/2023

Mental Health Awareness Camp By Parliamentary Forum on Mental Health.

Parliament of Uganda Gardens.

On the 22nd of May 2023 and on the 23rd of May 2023 2023, the inaugural Mental Health Awareness Camp By Parliamentary Forum on Mental Health was held at the Parliament Gardens.

 


21

06/21/2023

Workshop in Jinja district with their leadership on strengthening sub-national response to alcohol regulation.

Jinja district

As part of the World Health Organisation SAFER initiative to reduce alcohol-related harm in Uganda, we (on the 21st of June 2023), together with the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organisa


23

11/23/2022

Uganda Alcohol Policy Conference 2022 (UAPC22)

Kampala

UAPC is the largest gathering of researchers, practitioners, advocates and policymakers working on alcohol policy in Uganda.


26

11/26/2021

WHO - SAFER Project Launch to the press

WHO Offices, Kampala

On the 26th day of November 2021, the Uganda Alcohol Policy Alliance secretariat in conjunction with the Uganda Youth Development Link congregated at the World Health Organization office


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04/29/2022

Alcohol Harm Prevention Capacity Building workshop for MPs

Imperial Golf View Hotel, Entebbe

On Friday the 29th of April 2022, the Ministry of Health, Uganda Alcohol Policy Alliance and the Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Mental Health organized an alcohol harm prevention capacity


30

03/30/2022

2nd Uganda Alcohol Policy Conference (UAPC20)

Serena Hotel, Kampala

Mobilising Partnerships and Community Action for a Society Free of Alcohol Harm.

UAPC20 welcomes submission of abstracts for presentations relevant to the conference topics and themes.