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20 April 2017

Restoring dignity for mothers delivering in emergencies

During conflict and other emergencies, women and girls, many of them pregnant or lactating mothers remain among the most severely affected groups. But for a visually-impaired mother with a new baby running to uncertainty, hope can only be restored when she realizes she is not alone after all.   LAMWO, Uganda: Forty-two year old

20 April 2017

Responding to needs of mothers delivering in emergencies

LAMWO, Northern Uganda: At a refugee reception centre in northern Uganda, nine refugee mothers stood in a single-file line cuddling their newborn babies all wrapped up in heavy wool blankets. Visibly exhausted and filled with anxiety, each had a story to tell; how they had, pregnant and near their expected dates of delivery,

4 April 2017

Maternal health voucher initiative opens doors for safe deliveries

“I feel so happy that I was able to deliver my baby safely. I received good care and attention from the health workers here; my baby and I were in good hands,” says Alice Nalubwama from her bed in the maternity ward at Kamuli Mission Hospital in Eastern Uganda. “When I was referred here from the clinic I was worried because I

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This country snapshot provides an overview of national level data for the full scope of HIV and Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) linkages/integration at three levels of; enabling environment (policy

Monthly Situation Report February 2017

A monthly situation report highlighting UNFPA Uganda's interventions in humanitarian settings.

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