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    To achieve the 90 90 90 strategy, on the weekend, the support team camped at Gombe Senior Secondary and St. Lawrence Horizon campus to sensitize students on HIV, Hep B, reproductive health, Sickle cell disease, cancer and syphilis diseases and how to prevent them. Over 300 students were screened for HIV and hepatitis B at Gombe S.S and above 200 at St. Lawrence.

  • IP Chiefs of Party and Executive Directors meeting on Lab Accreditation and Viral load program

    The IP Chiefs of party and Executive directors convened at UNHLS today for a meeting on Lab accreditation and Viral load programs. 

    Executive Director, Dr. Nabadda Suzan welcomed the team to a new year of focus, determination and hard work in order to have achievable goals.     

    Status updates on viral load program was presented by Dr. Martin Zziwa stating the progress on VL monitoring since Oct 2017 to date as may be extracted from the viral load dashboard.

  • CDC Country Director visits CPHL/UNHLS

    Courtesy call by the new CDC Country Director, Dr. Lisa J.Nelson to CPHL/UNHLS to acquaint herself with the working here at CPHL. She was very pleased with whats happening especially, the accreditation status of the two labs at CPHL and NTRL. 

    During the tour, she was glad to know that NTRL is a Supra-national Lab serving 23 other countries in Africa as far as quality control is concerned. She was happy to note that services in CPHL are giving quality results to Ugandans in the remote country side.

  • ACCA donates Sickle cell kits to Ministry of Health

    ACCA the global body for professional Accountants, this afternoon donated 15000kits for Sickle cell at the Ministry of Health. Its an honor to have another donation towards Sickle cell in less than a month after that from the Buganda Kingdom that was witnessed at UNHLS/CPHL on the 24th of Last month.

    The burden of ill health is so huge and we see people coming up to support Ugandans, we get encouraged. For instance Diabetes in children, the children's lives depend on insulin. So there is also need to contribute towards that too.


    CPHL hosted the National Forum Of PHLA Networks in Uganda(NAFOPHANU) to take their viral load. Over 1000 from around the country most especially central region came for the occasion. In the picture below is MR and MISS Y+. They were born with the disease and are now leaving a healthy life.

  • US Government donates Motorcycles and computers to Ministry of Health

    The United States government donated motorcycles and laptop computers to Uganda's Ministry of Health as part of its ongoing effort to strenghten the health commodity supply chain system and improve the health status of Ugandans.

  • Handover of donated Sickle cell testing kits by the Katikkiro of Buganda

    The Minister of Health for the Buganda Kingdom, Dr. Kiwanuka Mukwaya gave a speech and said that sickle cell disease can only be cured by bone marrow transplant. He further spoke of the donation as being the fruit of the sickle cell run and advised all partners to go for screening before the marriage.


    With the number of people mobilized by LCIII Woman Councilor Butabika Parish Mrs. Ofwono Christine, over 200 have turned up for services. Hepatitis B, HIV and Cancer screening were the tests being cared out. With the help of the LC5 councilor Moses Okwera Mugisha, general counseling was rendered to the people. It was really thoughtful of beginning with the community surrounding us. Your health is our concern.

  • CPHL begins a process to develop NHLS Bio-risk Policy

    On 29th – 30th January 2014, the Biosafety and Bio-security unit of CPHL with support from CDC organized the National Health Laboratories Bio-risk workshop at Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala.