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7 April 2020
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People still have sex during outbreaks. Forgetting that can be deadly

The world is gearing up its response to the rapidly spreading new coronavirus, SARS-Cov-2. But as it does so, access to sexual and reproductive health services and care are being severely curtailed.... Read more

5 April 2020
News

UNFPA responds to COVID-19 in West Nile and Northern Uganda

As the scale of the COVID-19 crisis and its consequences become ever more apparent and alarming, access to sexual and reproductive health and rights services is a significant public health issue that... Read more

4 April 2020
News

ELA Clubs: Inspiring adolescent girls in rural Uganda to live their dreams

Tororo district, Uganda - For many girls, teenage pregnancy is a dream killer. But not for Mary Umoni, 21, who is not about to let her dream of becoming a powerful business woman slip by.  The leader... Read more

21 March 2020
News

Taking precaution to prevent spread of COVID-19 virus

Kampala, Uganda, 20 March 2020: As a preventive measure, UNFPA Uganda has procured an assortment of supplies and equipment to ensure health and safety of staff against the spread of the Covid 19... Read more

17 March 2020
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Running to end FGM: empowered girls in the Sebei literally go the extra mile

KAPCHORWA DISTRICT, March 7: It was yet another milestone in the campaign against female genital mutilation (FGM) that morning with over 300 people participating in the ‘Tokyo 2020 End FGM Run’ in... Read more

13 March 2020
News

Meet the refugee man who supports his wife deliver safely

Bazira Sibumana, father of six is a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo.  For the last four years, he has lived with his wife Zainah Mariam and six children in Itambabiniga zone,... Read more

10 March 2020
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The move to end home deliveries

When Midwife Proscovia Adong was deployed to Elema Health Centre II in June 2019, she found that the facility maternity unit had recorded over twenty (20) home deliveries and the born before arrival... Read more

9 March 2020
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From New York to Kampala and Mbale, youth advocate Zahara sticks to her message: ‘We must take action to support girls’ rights’

On International Day of the Girl Child in October 2018, Zahara Nabakooza, then a 19-year-old youth advocate from Uganda, in a symbolic presentation became UNFPA’s Executive Director for a day. Dr... Read more

4 March 2020
News

At the dawn of the Decade for Accelerated Action, UNFPA Uganda delivers on the right to safe delivery in the Kyaka II Refugee Settlement

KYAKA II Settlement, Kyegegwa: The refurbishment of a maternity theatre has come as a relief to mothers and staff following the delivery of an assortment of medical equipment to Bujubuli HC III in... Read more

3 March 2020
News

A Goodwill Ambassador championing the UNFPA mandate through talent and fame

Growing up as a little girl in Portugal, Catarina’s dream was to be a dancer and a choreographer.  And as a passion, she chose to be many things; an actress, an author, a TV-host, a journalist, as... Read more

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