Speed Blog


We welcome you to our blog. In our blog, we focus on matters of universal health coverage in Uganda; policies, programmes and their performance, we also pay attention to policy analysis, influence and advice needs of policymakers.

In August 26th – 28th 2015, we shall be holding our first Symposium on Universal Health Coverage in Uganda. The theme is “Towards Universal Health Coverage in Uganda: Building on Successes and Ensuring Health Systems Resilience”.


The conference sessions will be conducted under three sub-themes; Uganda, past, present and future strategies, 2) Health Systems Capacity for UHC, 3) Stakeholder Capacities and roles for successful UHC in Uganda


What we would like you to contribute to the blog!


We welcome you to contribute a blog on anything related to universal health coverage in Uganda including the Symposium themes and commenting on posts already up.


You can send us a blog idea which we can discuss and agree on the final focus. The final blog will be not longer than 600 words. It should not be written like minutes but an original-thought, analytical piece.

Blogs scan be sent to copy and


Your contribution to the SPEED blog will be a contribution towards preparing Uganda for the implementation on Universal Health Coverage.


Freddie Ssengooba, Associate Professor of Health Policy and Systems Management

Team Leader, SPEED

Twitter: @fssengooba