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Amid COVID19, UNFPA continues to deliver rights-based services

Newsletter

Amid COVID-19, UNFPA-Uganda is continuing to deliver rights-based services in all corners of the country, regardless of location and situation - and in an increased number of fora and platforms. As we have been adjusting to the ‘’new normal” we have ensured the continuous delivery of SRHR/GBV services while trying to stay relevant and strategic at the policy level.

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UNFPA Uganda Humanitarian Situation Report November 2020 Issue No. 11

Situation Report

In the month of Novemner 2020, with support from UNFPA and partners, a total of 7,737 affected populations were reached with family planning services in refugee hosting communities. 

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UNFPA Uganda Humanitarian Situation Report October 2020 Issue No. 10

Situation Report

In the month of October, a total of 239 GBV survivors provided with first aid counselling, clinical management of
rape, follow- up home visits, psychosocial support and referral according to the UNFPA Uganda monthly humanitarian situation report. 

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Resource Flows Survey on Family Planning in Uganda, 2019

Technical Reports and Document

The main objective of the 2019 Resource Flow Survey on Family Planning was to collect data on income and domestic expenditure towards Family Planning activities in Uganda. The results are also used to estimate additional resources required to reach the Family Planning goal 2020. The findings from this study are used for advocacy and mobilization of resources geared towards the achievement of Family Planning goal 2020. It is also useful in monitoring targets outlined in international and national development frameworks and the Uganda Family Planning Costed Implementation Plan (2015-2020). 
 

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Child Marriage and Teenage Pregnancy in Uganda

Publication

Although the legal age of consent to marriage in Uganda is set at 18, getting married formally or informally before this age is a common practice. girls are disproportionately affected by this harmful practice; in most cases married to older men. Progress has been made to end child marriage, but the practice still affects nearly half of all girl-children in Uganda.

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UNFPA Uganda Humanitarian Situation Report September 2020 Issue No. 9

Situation Report

In the month of September, 1,400 adolescents and young people were reached with SRH/HIV/GBV information through all peer education activities across all humanitarian settings with UNFPA presence.

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Uganda Family Planning Atlas

Publication

The main objectives of this Family Planning Atlas are to: help explain factors associated with family planning use as well as trends in the family planning indicators; Provide analysis that will support policy advocacy and direct intervention areas; and give a pictorial presentation of the family planning situation in Uganda to bring out inequalities in utilization and service delivery.

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UNFPA Uganda Humanitarian Situation Report August 2020 Issue No. 8

Situation Report

Amid COVID19, UNFPA Uganda continues to play a leading role in ensuring access to life-saving sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services, preventing and responding to gender-based violence (GBV) and empowering women, adolescent girls and young people in refugee hosting districts and in emergency situations. This is the Country Office humanitarian response Situation Report for the month of August 2020.

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HARNESSING THE DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDEND FOR UGANDA

Publication

Uganda’s Vision 2040, seeks to transform the country from a ‘predominantly peasant and low income country to a competitive, modern and prosperous upper middle income country’ by 2040. The vision highlights the potential role of the Demographic Dividend in realising the envisaged socio-economic transformation. It advocates for reducing the dependency ratio by reducing fertility levels, keeping school-age children (particularly girls) in school, and improving the health service delivery system. 

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Right(s) here: Delivering SRHR under COVID-19

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From the onset of the pandemic, UNFPA closely monitored delivery of SRHR services to identify changes in service utilization early on and initiate strategies to minimize impact of the pandemic. Limitations in service availability and utilisation suggested an urgency by UNFPA to think about innovative strategies to maintain delivery of SRHR services to mitigate the health impact of the epidemic.

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