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5 May 2017
Opinion
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, celebrates the heroic and life-saving work that midwives do every day, often in very trying circumstances. Thanks to midwives, millions of women each year... Read more
5 May 2017
Opinion
By Umar Weswala Today, Uganda joins the international community to commemorate the annual International Midwifery Day – 5th May. The national event is being held at Boma Grounds in Fort Portal Town... Read more
20 April 2017
In the News
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... Read more
20 April 2017
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... Read more
4 April 2017
Feature Story
“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... Read more
29 March 2017
In the News
“From the Millennium Development Goals to the Sustainable Development Goals.”  That was the point of discussion as about 20 representatives from government agencies dealing with population issues... Read more
20 March 2017
In the News
A decline in maternal mortality
KAMPALA, UGANDA - The number of mothers dying during childbirth has gone down following more women using family planning and delivering at a health facility under skilled care. The latest figures... Read more
10 March 2017
Press Release
Kampala, 10 March 2017 - The Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs Sam Kutesa, has today, Friday 10th March 2017 received Credentials for the incoming Country Representatives of the United Nations... Read more
16 February 2017
In the News
AMUDAT: Besides the traditional allies in the campaign against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and the known interventions by the government and its partners to eliminate FGM in the country, there is... Read more
20 December 2016
Feature Story
BUKWO, Uganda – “My wife told me how much she suffered when she was cut (female genital mutilation) at the age of 14. She also faced a hard time during the delivery of our first child. She had to be... Read more

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