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

Publication

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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Geographic Information System (GIS) For Midwives: Improving Midwifery Service Delivery

Technical Reports and Document

GIS is instrumental in supporting effective, appropriate and timely response to nursing and midwifery needs for Uganda, in the quest for universal health coverage. It also has the ability to provide the much needed real time evidence for policy and decision making in terms of training, regulation, and deployment. Furthermore, it has the ability to bring together various sectors in order to improve coherence on policies that directly affect the profession through linkages between the regulatory bodies (UNMC and other Midwifery bodies), Education Sector, employers (Health Sector, Public Service and other ministries).

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Resolutions made during the meeting with cultural leaders from the Lango sub region on the importance of family planning in harnessing the demographic dividend on Thursday 17 September 2020 at Magharita Hotel, Lira.

Declarations and Statement

Cultural leaders in the Lango sub region have made a resolve to champion family planning as way of improving the quality of life of the communities. Under their umbrella body the Lango Cultural Foundation (LCF),the leaders made consensus that family planning is the key to ending maternal mortality, keeping girls in school, addressing teenage pregnancy and ending gender based violence in the region.

 

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One step at a time: Finding common ground with religious and cultural institutions to deliver an integrated rights package

Publication

Working from within: Engaging cultural and religious leaders for social change

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UNFPA Uganda Humanitarian Situation Report July 2020 Issue No. 7

Situation Report

This is a summary report of UNFPA Uganda Country Office monthly humanitarian situation report for the month of July 2020.

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UNFPA Uganda Annual Report 2019: Accelerating the Promise, Delivering Rights

Annual Report

The ICPD25 Summit in Nairobi created unprecedented momentum to advance sexual reproductive health and rights. Against this background, UNFPA Uganda and its partners undertook interventions to support Uganda’s quest to invest in Human Capital Development as a key strategy to advance the country’s development aspirations as spelt out in the National Development Plan. In our implementation, we took deliberate effort to ensure that the various dimensions of Uganda’s demographic dynamics and diversity are integrated in planning and budgeting, while ensuring that the basic reproductive health needs and rights of people in humanitarian contexts are met, so that no one is left behind.

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UNFPA Uganda Humanitarian Situation Report June 2020 - Issue No.6

Situation Report

According to the UNFPA Uganda June 2020 humanitarian situation report, in the month of June, a total of 2,382 pregnant women  were referred  for emergency obstetric care through strengthened ambulance system compared to 1,517 in April.  

 

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Uganda Family Planning Atlas

Publication

The Family Planning Atlas provides an overview of factors associated with family planning use as well as trends in the indicators. The Atlas also provides a pictorial presentation of the family planning situation in Uganda, highlighting inequalities in utilization and service delivery. This information is useful in informing policy advocacy as well as programming interventions.

 

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Against My Will

State of World Population Report

Every day, hundreds of thousands of girls around the world are subjected to practices that harm them physically or psychologically, or both, with the full knowledge and consent of their families, friends and communities.

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UNFPA Uganda Humanitarian Situation Report April 2020 - Issue No.4

Situation Report

With support from donors, UNFPA continued to play a leading role in ensuring access to lifesaving sexual and reproductive health and rights information and services as well as prevention of gender based violence and empowering women, adolescent girls and young people in refugee hosting districts and in emergency situations. This situation report is summary of UNFPA's humanitarian interventions in the month of April, 2020. 

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