Mike Mazinga, a member of SPRING/Uganda staff, explains how SPRING played a role in encouraging production and consumption of fortified foods in Uganda.
Nov 2017
SPRING/Uganda staff shared the project’s achievements at a legacy event in Kampala.
Photo: SPRING staff member Mike Mazinga presents on the current status of maize milling in Uganda.
Nov 2017
In November 2017, SPRING/Uganda invited maize flour producers and other stakeholders to discuss challenges and opportunities in fortifying flour and learn about technology options for fortification.
Four people sit around a table.
Sep 2017
SPRING/Uganda transitions the chairmanship of the inspection and enforcement working group in the East Central and Southern Africa Health Community to Uganda National Bureau of Standards.
Participant working on assignment during the orientation.
Aug 2017
SPRING/Uganda helped incorporate a module on anemia prevention and control into the Bachelor of Medical Education program at Health Tutors College of Mulago.
Poster with the name of the conference and the conference schedule
Aug 2017
SPRING shared findings and recommendations at the 2017 International Health Economics Association World Congress in Boston on how to ensure nutrition policy translates to financing and action.
Jennifer Akello (R), a SPRING/Uganda staff, explains to Members of Parliament about SPRING/Uganda’s work in the prevention and control of anemia and stunting through policy influence, food fortification and distribution of vitamin and mineral powders. This was during the inaugural Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Nutrition.
Jul 2017
SPRING/Uganda exhibits on food fortification and vitamin and minerals powders during first-ever nutrition forum for policymakers.
Sarah Ngalombi from the Uganda Ministry of Health speaks at a National Anemia Working Group meeting
May 2017
SPRING interviewed public and private sector leaders about creating multi-sectoral anemia prevention and control strategies.
Shamirah Nabbosa, a SPRING staff member, explains to the Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda about SPRING's work aimed at the prevention and control of anemia.
May 2017
SPRING is assisting members of the tenth Parliament of Uganda to advocate and champion for prioritization of food and nutrition security in the national development agenda.
Picking up materials from the SPRING booth
Apr 2017
SPRING’s presentation highlighted the role of Village Health Teams in closing the gap between health facilities and caregivers.
Talian Grain Millers' Production Manager holds up a scoop of fortified maize flour
Apr 2017
SPRING/Uganda trained maize millers to fortify maize flour and adopt good manufacturing practices.
Images of district officials using DATA
Mar 2017
In workshops, district officials used SPRING's District Assessment Tool for Anemia to learn about the multi-sectoral nature of anemia in their districts and to prioritize key actionable activities to...
Collage showing a MNP packet, a sign of Namutumba, a presentation of data, and a SPRING vehicle
Feb 2017
SPRING supervises the collection of data from 1,600 individuals to provide guidance for implementation of micronutrient powder (MNP) programs.
Participants pose for a group picture outside the Family Choice Maize Mill
Jan 2017
Adopting Sanku’s technology in Uganda will enable small- and medium-scale maize millers to fortify flour at a low cost.
Receiving a certificate for competent testing of fortified foods
Dec 2016
During an awards ceremony in Kampala, laboratories were recognized to do competent testing of fortified foods.
SPRING staff showing a bottle of fortified cooking oil to a mother holding her baby.
Dec 2016
SPRING/Uganda participated in the expo to create awareness about the benefits of fortified foods.
The Nutrition Sector group reviewing data for input to the district questionnaire
Sep 2016
SPRING’s Nancy Adero and Danya Sarkar supported country partners piloting a district-level anemia action prioritization tool in Uganda.
Hon. Dr. Moriku Joyce, the State Minister of Primary Health Care recognizes Moses Ssebale a SPRING representative during the national breastfeeding celebrations. SPRING played a critical role to organize the function.
Aug 2016
The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) called for raising awareness of the links between breastfeeding and the Sustainable Development goals.
Data collectors learning to use GPS
Aug 2016
SPRING interviewed 64 Micronutrient Powder users and distributors to identify successes understand barriers they face in using and distributing MNP.
Amanda Pomeroy-Stevens (SPRING) presents the final results from the Pathways to Better Nutrition Case Studies in DC July 28th, alongside Ssansa Mugenyi (Office of the Prime Minister, Uganda) and Madhu Kumar Marasini (National Planning Commission, Nepal).
Aug 2016
At this event, global experts detailed how stakeholders can use this research to advocate for nutrition policies and funding.
Nutrition Budgeting Flowchart
May 2016
SPRING M&E Specialist Alexis D’Agostino presents on nutrition financial analysis at the Global Health & Innovation Conference.
Photos from the presentations laid on top of the branding for the event
Apr 2016
SPRING representatives led sessions on multi-sectoral nutrition programming, anemia, and nutrition budget tracking at the East Africa MSN-GLEE in March, 2016.
Namutumba MNP launch participants
Mar 2016
The Ministry of Health, in conjunction with Namutumba District leadership and the SPRING project, host a launch event in Namutumba District.
Minister of Health Dr. Elioda Tumwesigye visits the SPRING exhibit
Feb 2016
International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) Africa, in collaboration with IBFAN Uganda and the Government of Uganda, hosted the IBFAN Africa Regional Conference 2016 in Kampala.
Nancy Adero, SPRING Technical Advisor for Anemia & Micronutrients, presents the PBN findings in Kisoro district. She urged districts to identify means of using conditional funds to strengthen funding for nutrition. PHOTO CREDIT: Adera Asasira, SPRING
Feb 2016
During three dissemination events, SPRING released the much-awaited results from the PBN study in Uganda.
Annual report infographic
Jan 2016
At the close of the Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING) project’s fourth year of implementation, the project continued to reach a growing number of...
Dr. Boyo signs the commemorative micronutrient powder sachet (Photo credit Abel Muzoora )
Dec 2015
The program aims to address micronutrient deficiencies through home food fortification.
The Prime Minister Rt. Hon Ruhakana Rugunda during the Signing Ceremony (Photo credit: Abel Muzoora)
Nov 2015
The Government of Uganda has launched the National Advocacy & Communication (NA&C) Strategy developed with SPRING’s support.
Mixing fortificant with maize flour.
Sep 2015
Uganda’s Ministry of Health and SPRING hosted an Ethiopian delegation interested in Uganda's food fortification program.
SPRING/Uganda staff marching for World Breastfeeding Week 2015
Aug 2015
The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) called for global action to support women to join breastfeeding and work.
Nutrition Financing Takes Center Stage at Major International Conferences
Jul 2015
SPRING to share findings from its Nepal and Uganda nutrition financing work