Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), Disabilities and Injuries Prevention and Control and Mental Health
Non-communicable diseases are an emerging problem in Uganda, as it’s the case in all developing countries.
hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, chronic respiratory diseases, mental illness, cancer, injuries as
well as oral
diseases. The increase in NCDs is due to multiple factors such as adoption of unhealthy lifestyles, and
effects. The majority of the NCDs are preventable through a broad range of simple, cost effective public
interventions that target the NCDs risk factors.
LF has undertaken evidence based strategies and interventions to combat NCDS in the areas of intervention
HIV and AIDS prevention and control
Hepatitis B prevention and control
Tuberculosis and leprosy prevention and control
Neglected Tropical Diseases prevention and control
Vaccine preventable diseases