Learn more about AIDSFree's Health Care Waste Management (HCWM) work in Uganda
Despite significant progress made in health care waste management (HCWM) in Uganda to date, much remains to be done to ensure HCWM is a key component of infection prevention and control (IPC) at health facilities in the country. AIDSFree is working with the Ministry of Health (MOH) to support Green Label Services Ltd. (GLSL), a private provider, to establish a sustainable final disposal solution of health care waste in Southwest Uganda through a public-private partnership (PPP) ensuring prevention of environmental contamination through the use of non-incineration technology.
- Support the establishment of sustainable final HCWM disposal solutions by working with the MOH to implement the national HCWM plan.
- AIDSFree will build capacity among U.S. Government (USG) implementing partners (IPs) and local government counterparts to assess and plan for HCWM, including incorporation of HCWM into budgeting processes at national and district levels.
- Provide training technical assistance to US Government IPs and their local government counterparts through a training of trainers (TOT).
- Oversee the design of the waste management facility, procure the non-incineration equipment, and provide technical assistance to GLSL as they construct the facility per the site plan.