UAPA: Uganda Alcohol Policy Alliance
Uganda Alcohol Policy Alliance (UAPA) is a network of civil society organizations, founded in 2011 to advocate for effective policies to curb alcohol-related harm in Uganda. Envisioning a nation free from alcohol related harm and a mission to engage individuals and civil society organizations in policy formulation and regulation to prevent alcohol related harm in Uganda. UAPA strategic areas are Advocacy; for the enactment of evidence-based policies and legislations regulating the production and consumption of alcohol and Capacity Building of stakeholders in the promotion and delivery of policies and practices for prevention of alcohol-related harm.
UAPA is implementing ”Alcohol Harm Control through Evidence-Based Policies & Legislations” in partnership with IOGT-NTO Movement. The project focus is to advocate for enactment of evidence-based policies and legislations regulating production and consumption of alcohol, Strengthen UAPA platform for dialogue and information sharing for various stakeholders to mitigate alcohol related harm; build capacity of stakeholders in the promotion and delivery of policies and practices to prevent alcohol related harm UAPA will engage legislators, government agencies and likeminded organizations, academicians, technocrats and development partners in Uganda.
To know more about UAPA, click here