Launch of the RISE Programme to address Population Challenges in Uganda
The Head of DFID in Uganda, Ms. Jennie Barugh with the Director of Programmes at the NPC, Mr. Charles Zirarema and the UNFPA Representative in Uganda Mr. Alain Sibenaler, at the Launch of the RISE Programme to address Population Challenges in Uganda.
Launch of the RISE Programme to address Population Challenges in Uganda
The Chief Guest Hon. Florence Nakiwala Kiyingi (3rd left), representing the Prime Minister, Launches the programme to address Population Challenges and improve Family Planning in Uganda. The Programme is funded by DFID.
Public Dialogue on Family Planning
Technocrats debating on Family Planning at the Kampala Sheraton Hotel
World Population Day 2018
The Deputy Speaker, Hon. Jacob Oulanyah with NPC and Stakeholders at the 2018 World Population Day fundraising breakfast
World Population Day 2017
Staff of the National Population Council showcase some of the Advocacy Materials at the WPD 2017 commemoration
World Population Day 2017
The Director Finance and Administration National Population Council(right), Mr. Hassan Musinguzi together with the chairman NPC, Prof. Fred Wabwire Mangen(in the middle) and the Director, Policy, Planning and Programming NPC, Mr Charles Zirarema(second left) hand over health equipment donated by National Population Council to the Minister of State for East African Affairs, Hon. Julius Maganda(second right). The health equipment was donated to Masafu Hospital in commemoration of 2017 World Population Day in Busia district
Welcome to National Population Council
Population Counter
37,700,000

Our Vision

A hub of distinction for promoting and coordinating population policies and programmes in Uganda

Our Mission

To improve the quality of life of the people of Uganda by influencing government policies and programmes to address population trends and patterns

Our Achievements

Since the National Population Council was founded in 1988, it has worked with other stakeholders to achieve the following:

  • Enactment of the National Population Council Act  2014
  • Formulation of an explicit National Population Policy, which was promulgated by the Government in 1995. This was revised in 2008.
  • Coordination of effective implementation of the National Population Policy and programmes countrywide.
  • Increased understanding of inter-linkages between population and development issues thus putting them high on the agenda.
  • Supported the integration of population variables into development plans and programmes at national, sectoral, district and lower levels.
  • Establised an institutional framework for the implementation of the population policy and programme at district and lower levels.
  • Established strategic partnerships with Government Line Ministries and agencies, Parliament, Civil Society Organisations, International Organisations and development partners on population and development issues.
  • Mobilised resources for the implementation of the National Population Policy and Programme.
  • Developed a Strategic Plan, a Monitoring and Evaluation Framework and a National Population Action Plan for operationalization of the National Population Policy.