On 29th April 2016, Uganda joined the rest of the world to commemorate World Health Day 2016 at a national function held at Banda Parish grounds in Mityana district of central Uganda. DSW was proud to be there to celebrate the day, which focused on the theme, “Beat diabetes: scale up diabetes prevention, strengthen care, and enhance surveillance,” was presided over by the Minister of Health Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye.

World Health Day in Mityana

During the official celebrations, Mr. Israel Lubega, LC V Chairman of Mityana district acknowledged DSW-Uganda for the support given through sensitizing people about family planning and for the youth truck which was used to mobilise people to attend the celebrations. On the eve of the event, project officers Phiona Naigaga and Flavia Mukungu used the youth truck to create awareness about the DSW-Uganda work in the community. Mityana is one of the districts where DSW is active supporting young men and women to advocate and access health services.

Here is a snapshot of the day’s activities!world health day world health day

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