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19 June 2013
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UNFPA-Supplied Condoms Pass Rigorous Tests and Meet Standards

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, was recently mentioned in some Ugandan media in relation to male latex condoms procured and supplied to the Government. We would therefore like to state... Read more

11 June 2013
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Farewell Janet: Even when the drumbeat changes, the dancing will continue

After five years in Uganda, the Uganda Country Representative Ms Janet Jackson left the Pearl of Africa and headed to the country of the Golden Pagodas of Myanmar. Numerous farewell events were... Read more

7 February 2013
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Thanks to family planning Dengel no longer worries about unplanned pregnancy

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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Children by Choice not by Chance:The 2012 Population Report Speaks to Uganda

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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Uganda needs a quality population, ICPD Review Reveals

“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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Training on Result Based Management Promises Better Program Implementation

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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Youth and employment– Which Way Forward?

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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Data is Important for Local Governments

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

2 November 2012
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Screening Video Shows in Schools to create Awareness against FGM/C

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

16 October 2012
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The Mama Kit Innovator

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

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