Epilepsy Support Association Uganda is an indigenous NGO that brings together people with epilepsy, their families and other people to work towards eliminating the social stigma attached to epilepsy and create an environment in which epilepsy is better understood so that those who live with it can exercise their full potential and enjoy equal rights.
Our Vision is "A Ugandan society in which epilepsy is understood and PWE are treated with dignity so they can exercise their full potential and participate in all developments.
TBAs TO LAY DOWN THEIR TOOLS IN SHEEMA
Ministry of Health banned all Traditional Birth attendants (TBAs) in 2012, from delivering mothers. Despite their disbandment from service TBA's still offer antenatal services and delivering mothers in the villages. Some mothers and babies have died due to complications beyond the control of these TBAs, and thus community outcry to all relevant stake holders to take action.