Country of Operation
- Population Services InternationalNot-for-profit
- Ministry of HealthGovernment
- Ministry of Water and EnvironmentGovernment
- National Drug AuthorityGovernment
- The Uganda AIDS CommissionGovernment
- United States Pharmacopeia (USP)Not-for-profit
- London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)Not-for-profit
- Medicines for Malaria VenturesNot-for-profit
- Malaria ConsortiumNot-for-profit
- AC NilesonFor-profit
- IDA SolutionsFor-profit
SummaryPACE, formerly PSI Uganda, serves as a significant contributor to Uganda Ministry of Health's priority health areas including, but not limited to, HIV/AIDS, child health and reproductive health.
Women's Health Program, also branded as "Profam", to increase access to and demand for affordable, high quality long-term family planning services through a network of private healthcare providers.
Key program components
Under the ProFam brand, PACE has programs in reproductive health, safe water, child survival and HIV/AIDS. PACE promotes products, services and healthy behaviors that enable low-income and vulnerable communities to lead healthier lives. Reproductive health projects include:
- Reproductive Health Commodity Security Project (RHCS), designed to improve the Reproductive health commodity security, specifically contraceptive commodities and condoms at district and lower level health structures in Uganda, based on public-private partnerships.
- Reproductive health in emergencies, initially focused on improving the health status of internally displaced persons.
- Women's Health Program, also branded as "Profam", to increase access to and demand for affordable, high quality long-term family planning services through a network of private healthcare providers.
- Clean Delivery Kits, containing essential items for a clean and safe delivery by mothers. Safe water and child survival projects include:
- PUR Purifier of Water, leveraging PUR as part of a safe water education program to reduce sickness and death caused by diarrheal diseases among children under five.
- WaterGuard, a low-cost liquid Sodium Hypochlorite water purification solution. HIV projects include:
- Anti Cross Generational Sex Program, implemented in universities and secondary schools to address cross-generational sex.
- The Go Red Campaign, a multifaceted campaign to address faithfulness among the married in Uganda.
- Condom Social Marketing, in collaboration with Trust condoms to increase accessibility and availability of condoms in Uganda.
- Basic Care Package, or BCP, offered to people living with HIV/AIDS.
Quality assurance (QA) and performance monitoring methods include:
- Site visits (12/year)
- Internal clinical audits (4/year)
- External clinical audits (1/year)
- Mystery clients (1/year)
- Client exit interviews (2/year) and many more QA data are reviewed periodically for progress, and quarterly QA plans are developed and monitored.
This program has served 12,300 clients and has provided 93,053 total visits (Recorded in 2012).