8th African Population Conference
18 - 22 November 2019 in Kampala, Uganda
Launch of the State of Uganda Population Report 2019
Honorable David Bahati, Minister of State for Finance, Planning and Economic Development launches the 2019 State of Uganda Population Report.
Launch of the State of Uganda Population Report 2019
Carol Natukunda receives the Journalist of the Year Award and a Cheque of Six Million Uganda Shillings.
Launch of the State of Uganda Population Report 2019
Journalists who excelled in covering Population and Development issues. They received awards ranging from Plaques, cash and a trip to attend the ICPD summit in Nairobi.
An Award by the Bill and Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health
On September 12, 2019, the Bill and Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health recognised Uganda’s Dr. Jotham Musinguzi, as a longstanding global champion of population and development, reproductive health, family planning and HIV/AIDS.
World Population Day 2019
The Guest of Honour, His excellency the Vice President of Uganda, is welcomed by the Director General of NPC, Dr. Jotham Musinguzi.
World Population Day 2019
The Male and Female winners of the bicycle race that was organised as a pre-World Population Day activity
World Population Day 2019
Participants of the West Nile regional leaders dialogue meeting together with Miss Uganda, Queen Quiin Abenakyo, at the Multi-purpose Community Center in Adjumani district on July 10, 2019
Welcome to National Population Council
Population Counter
40,300,000

Our Vision

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

Our Mission

To improve the quality of life of the people of Uganda, by influencing Government policies and programmes to address population patterns and trends in a sustainable and inclusive manner.

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.