UUKHA Strategic Direction

The overarching UUKHA theme in 2018/2019 is to transform healthcare through co-developed partnerships between the UK and Uganda to establish sustainable mechanisms of global health workforce exchange. 


Strong and robust health systems built through well-coordinated mutual collaboration between Uganda and UK.


To provide system leadership that better coordinates and supports UK derived programs in Uganda’ Health Sector.


Option 1: To enable successful delivery of UK derived health programs in Uganda’s Health Sector while fostering mutual collaborations, shared learning and sustainability

UUKHA strategic objectives

  • Support the Ugandan Government to implement its plans to increase and develop its health objectives and systems, and to contribute towards achieving the health-related Development Goals
  • Provide opportunities for learning and development for health workers and institutions in both Uganda and the UK
  • Provide a means of better coordinating UK organizations’ contribution to joint working in health, within internationally recognized standards of good practice
  • Encourage professional volunteering in both directions, in particular the development of standard models for different categories of volunteers

Strategic interventions 2018/2019

The Alliance will focus on providing a better means of coordinating UK organizations’ contribution to joint working in health in Uganda within internationally recognized standards of good practice. UUKHA will support capacity building and engagement of members to encourage alignment with the Uganda National policies and strategic plan.

Educational Development

UUKHA will continue to support short and long term volunteers, academics, researchers and technical personnel from UK based member organisations to aquire professional council registration and free work permits for their placement in Uganda. 

UUKHA will also support the piloting of a model to facilitiate health worker placements between Uganda and the UK.

Quality, Safety and Innovation

The Alliance will act in a coordinating capacity to support the Ugandan Government to advance emergency medical services in Uganda, by engaging members and coordinating a National Taskforce of UUKHA members keen to advance the National Emergency medical Services program.