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7 February 2013
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In Uganda, 43% of family planning users stop using a method within 12 months, according to the Uganda Demographic and Health Survey 2011, mainly because they are unaware of the choice in methods.... Read more
21 January 2013
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Left to Right: Ex. Director Population Secretariat - Mr. Charles Zirarema, Minister of State for Investment - Hon. Gabriel Ajedra, Finance Minister - Hon. Maria Kiwanuka and UNFPA Representative... Read more
2 November 2012
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In 2010 Uganda adopted a national law against Female Genital Mutilation and Cutting (FGM/C). Acceleration of the implementation for this law is much needed, since several communities in Karamoja... Read more
2 November 2012
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“In my village, as an educated man and one with a job, the expectation on me is that I should have as many children as there are my departed ancestors,” said Simon Muyanga Lutaaya a presenter at one... Read more
2 November 2012
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For Fred Kasule, the Senior Community Development officer of Mubende district, development of the district work plan for UNFPA activities had become a routine, while implementation was then a matter... Read more
2 November 2012
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This was the resonating theme at the 2nd Annual Youth Festival held at Old Kampala Senior Secondary school from 25 to 26 August, 2012. Organized by the Open Space Centre, UNFPA and other agencies... Read more
2 November 2012
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Gathering information about living conditions, age structures, natural resources, growth, movements and structures of a country's population is vital for policy formulation, planning, implementation... Read more
16 October 2012
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The Maama Kit is now a standard kit for clean, safe delivery in Uganda and has become a household name. The MOH has included it in the equipment credit line for procurement by all districts. The... Read more
10 October 2012
On the eve of the international day of the girl child a panel of experts from UNICEF and ministry of gender joined UNFPA to dialogue with selected social media experts in the country and... Read more
22 September 2012
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Meeting UNFPA Uganda staff at the Sheraton Hotel, Dr. Babatunde shared insights on UNFPA’s new Strategic Plan, the Family Planning Summit – the Gold Moment and UNFPA branding. On the strategic plan... Read more

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