Recently concluded UPMA Programmes & Projects

Malaria clinical service delivery improvement project. Funded by USAID through malaria Action Program for Districts. (MAPD)

Conducted capacity building through malaria services standards implementation, supervision and training to ensure that professional standards are met, and sustained in private for profit health practitioners among its member’s facilities in USAID’S focal districts of Mukono, Luwero, Kayunga, Mpigi, Mityana Kyotera, Bukomansimbi, Rakai, Kalungu and Lwengo for a period of one year. 

Capacity building in BEMOC which was sponsored by UNFPA. 

UPMA received funding from UNFPA to train private midwives in basic emergency obstetric care and family planning.

  • A total of 60 members were trained in 2 phases at Soroti regional hospital.
  • Member’s skills improved in partograph use, managing the third stage of labour, managing Eclampsia and pre-Eclampsia by using magnesium sulphate.
  • Managing PPH
  • The skills and knowledge on long term family planning.

MOMENTUM (Model of Mentorship for Ugandan Midwifery)

MOMENTUM was part of the Health Partnerships Scheme, which was funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). MOMENTUM ran for 20 months from the and was jointly implemented by the RCM and its partner the Uganda Private Midwives Association (UPMA)

Dettol project in collaboration with Reckitt Benckiser

This project was a collaboration between UPMA and Reckitt Benckiser (the manufacturers of Dettol soap). The collaboration focused on the use of PHAST (Participatory Hygiene and Sanitation Transformation) methodology for awareness raising on sanitation and hygiene in schools. The underlying principle in this project is to educate the pupils of the primary schools on the purpose of sanitation in their lives, and, to empower them to prevent sanitation related sicknesses and infections.