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26 August 2021
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UNFPA hands over PPE to Ministry of Health to maintain access to sexual and reproductive health services amid COVID-19, supported by Denmark, Japan and the Netherlands

August 26 2021. Kampala, Uganda UNFPA Uganda with support from the embassies of Denmark, Japan and the Kingdom of the Netherlands, has handed over an assortment of personal protective equipment (PPE... Read more

19 August 2021
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MTN Foundation Uganda Refurbishes Muyembe Health Centre IV in Bulambuli District

BULAMBULI, Eastern Uganda – It was all smiles, a feeling of deep joy and excitement for Sharon Nabifo.   The 26-year-old delivered a beautiful and healthy baby girl safely at Muyembe Health Centre IV... Read more

16 August 2021
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Young leaders blaze the trail toward a more equitable future

  “In my country, youth are used as fuel for war and are pushed into conflicts,” Abdul Hamid Ghalib, now 23, from Yemen, told UNFPA at a Youth Forum in Tunisia. That was two years ago, and prospects... Read more

9 August 2021
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Youth potential at play as teenager leads team to win UNFPA health supply chain innovation challenge

“It feels good! I’m very excited and didn’t really think our team could win the challenge because this was our first attempt at a major competition.” Those were the words of 19-year old Eric Mujjona... Read more

6 August 2021
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Rights and choices: Young people speak out on sexual and reproductive health access

The World Population Day in Uganda was commemorated July 11 with young people speaking out on the barriers that hinder them from accessing sexual and reproductive health services, and suggesting... Read more

29 July 2021
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Thanks to family planning, refugee women are having babies by choice, not chance

Twenty-seven year old Nzibonera Nyirakurukundo, a resident of Nyampindu village Block 10 in Kyangwali settlement is a mother of three children, aged five, four and recently delivered a healthy baby... Read more

29 July 2021
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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
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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
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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
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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

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