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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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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

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

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

10 October 2012
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UNFPA hosts a Tweet-up discussing Early Marriage and Teenage Pregnancy

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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Director's Visit to Uganda: Dr. Babatunde Meets Uganda Country Office Staff

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

22 September 2012
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Making the Difference: 2012 Staff Retreat Where Ms. Edith Akiror was voted best staff in project re-engineering. The theme this year focused on ‘Making the Difference.’

The 2012 UNFPA annual retreat held between 12-15 March, brought together 75 staff from the country office. Building on the retreat theme of last year, ‘Being the Best You Can Be’, the theme this... Read more

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