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Strategic Priorities

  • HUMAN RIGHTS

    Strategic objective: To promote and defend the right to health and other human rights of LGBTIs and sex workers.
  • Strategic objective:
  • To monitor, document and regularly report the status of LGBTI human rights in Uganda.
    • Compile and publish annual shadow/alternative reports on the performance of Uganda’s health sector
    • Undertake surveys and report on the status of human rights of LGBTIs and sex workers in Uganda
    • Monitor legislations and policies that have a bearing on LGBTI and sex workers’ rights at national and local government levels
  • To promote equality and justice in access to essential healthcare
    • Engage stakeholders and duty bearers on the health needs of LGBTIs and sex workers.
    • Work with service providers in government and non-government sectors to streamline LGBTIs’ and sex workers’ human rights in their programming.
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  • SOCIAL MOBILIZATION

    Strategic objective: To empower people and communities to promote tolerance and social harmony
  • Strategic objective:
  • To promote awareness and respect of human rights of LGBTIs and sex workers.
    • Inform, educate and communicate with different sections of the public to enhance appreciation of the human rights of LGBTI and tolerance.
    • Empower the LGBTI individuals, groups and activities to appreciate and minimise their security risks.
  • To contribute to the improvement of family health at grass root level.
    • Build the health literacy of families with LGBTI family members.
    • Create awareness among caretakers of LGBTIs on the special health needs of sexual and gender minorities.
  • To contribute to the improvement of family health at grass root level.
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  • MENTORSHIP

    Strategic objective: To mobilize, mentor and empower LGBTIs to claim their right to health, human rights and socioeconomic wellbeing.
  • Strategic objective:
  • To build the capacity of sexual minorities and sex workers.
    • Undertake entrepreneurial and self management skills training and mentorship for LGBTIs, sex workers and other sexual minorities and vulnerable populations
    • Sensitize and orientate LGBTIs leadership in social etiquette and decorum.
  • To mobilize LGBTIs and sex workers to claim their right to health and other human rights.
    • Identify, train and support LGBTIs and sex workers to demand for the right to health and other rights.
  • Promoting income generation activities and entrepreneurship among LGBTIs and sex workers.
    • Link LGBTIs, members and partners to opportunities for employment, business development, job creation and income generation.
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  • SYSTEMS STRENGTHENING

    Strategic objective: To strengthen and build the capacity of UHSPA to roll-out programs, improve internal efficiency, and create synergies through collaboration.
  • Strategic objective:
  • To strengthen organisational systems in financial, administrative and human resource management.
    • Develop manuals for financial, administrative and human resource management.
    • Develop and implement a monitoring and evaluation system.
    • Develop a gifts and grants acceptance policy.
    • Strengthen governance systems and structures
  • To recruit, retain and develop the skills base of staff, members and Board.
    • Streamline the terms and conditions of employment.
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