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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

24 May 2021

A tale of a grateful expectant mother in regard to UNFPA/ACORD ambulance support

It was on April 3rd 2021 when Anena Jackyline, a mother of two children from Ranch 3 went in to labour at around 8:00pm. She was expecting her 3rd child.  However, due to heavy down pour, the mother... Read more

20 May 2021

WAY Programme: scaling up interventions to reach vulnerable women and girls amid COVID-19 Pandemic

According to findings from the Rapid Gender Assessment conducted by CARE during the period, women and girls were disproportionately affected by COVID-19. Violence against women and girls was on the... Read more

17 May 2021
Press Release

Young people as game changers for a sustainable, green future to protect the health and well-being of all

  JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 17 May 2021—UNFPA East and Southern Africa, under the auspices of the Safeguard Young People programme, today launched the ‘Climate HackLab’ project, which aims to... Read more

13 May 2021

On Midwifery day, renewed commitments made to invest more in midwives

The International day of the Midwife was commemorated in Kampala May 5 with renewed commitments made from partners and stakeholders to invest more in midwives and avert preventable maternal and... Read more

11 May 2021

Menstruation and human rights - Frequently asked questions

How is menstruation related to human rights? When does menstruation start? What are common myths and taboos about menstruation? What is period... Read more

6 May 2021

UNFPA, MSH sign MoU to work collaboratively to strengthen supply chain for reproductive health commodities

UNFPA and Management Science for Health (MSH) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), pledging to work together to strengthen the national supply chain for reproductive health commodities in... Read more

6 May 2021

BRAC ELA Plus project improved my life for the better

Abuun Rosemary, 23, is a rising businesswoman. Living in Nakosowan village, Kaboong district in north-eastern Uganda, she makes a living selling local brew to support herself and her two-year-old son... Read more