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29 July 2021

Prepared with knowledge, expected refugee mothers are embracing skilled care at birth services

Thirty –one -year old Rebecca Mapendo is a resident of Mukunyu B village in Kyangwali settlement, south western Uganda. She is mother to a four-year-old boy and is currently six months pregnant. Her... Read more

23 July 2021

Ensuring access to Sexual and Reproductive Health services in Amuru district amid COVID-19 pandemic

LABONGO-OGALI, AMURU, Uganda - At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, restrictions such as school closures have further heightened the plight of adolescents and young people in many rural... Read more

21 July 2021

Do you know where your birth control is? Tracking contraceptives improves health services – and choice in Uganda

KAMPALA, Uganda – When Isirimu Margret got pregnant at 16, her hope to continue her studies vanished. She dropped out of school, married her partner and had their child. So when the chance to obtain... Read more

16 July 2021

Early marriage robbed her of her childhood, but not the resolve to re-imagine a better future

Mbale district, Eastern Uganda - Jane*, was only 13-years-old when she decided to elope with her boyfriend in 2015. She had been living with her Aunt in Jeeja village, Kigumba sub-county, Kiryandongo... Read more

11 July 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic may have lasting consequences on population

For some, it has led some to postponing childbearing. For others, disruptions in health care have led to unintended pregnancies.   Although we have yet to get a full picture of the impact of COVID-... Read more

11 July 2021

The right to choose: Giving adolescents the power to bodily autonomy

In 2019, at the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25, nations, civil society, development institutions and others called for the protection of the right to bodily autonomy and integrity, building on... Read more

20 June 2021
Press Release

Uganda refugee response partners joint press release

18 June 2021   Uganda marks World Refugee Day this year amid a second wave of COVID-19, with growing concerns for the well-being of refugees and host communities that have been already hit hard by... Read more

7 June 2021

Ensuring sexual and reproductive health commodities reach “the last mile”

The delivery of an effective Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) programme depends on the availability of health commodities for the end-user. “Bringing health commodities to the point of... Read more

3 June 2021

Towards achieving a fistula-free generation one stitch at a time

MASAKA CITY: Thirty-three-year-old Night Kabagambe from Kyenjojo district is an obstetric fistula survivor. She said she spent six years with the condition following the birth of twins who passed... Read more

2 June 2021

The magic in outreaches; taking sexual and reproductive health services closer to communities

Sister Atiku Catherine is a midwife working in Ara Health Center III Moyo district. She was very excited to share her story following an experience from integrated community outreaches organized by... Read more