HEAPI is an indigenous NGO established in 2016 with the intent to promote and advocate for better healthcare for the most vulnerable people in Uganda. HEAPI promotes environmental justice, health and human rights through strategic/public interest litigation. HEAPI is also committed to observe and analyse trends in the health sector thereupon propose policy improvements in a bid to reduce health inequalities in Uganda.
Health Equity and
A society where health is fully recognized as a basic human right
Working to inform and empower communities about the relevance of the intersection between health and human rights
To provide, promote health and human rights with the intent to enhance the lives and conditions of all persons
HEAPI empowers communities and stakeholders to access justice in the fields of health, gender based violence, and environment. Read more
What We Do
- Research on the right to health and environmental justice
- Empower individuals, communities and duty bearers with health and human rights information.
- Reduce health inequalities through access to justice mechanisms.
- Collaborate and partner with stakeholders to address the underlying determinants of health.
Health care must be recognized as a right, not a privilege. Every man, woman and child in our country should be able to access the health care they need regardless of their income