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Date: 03/06/2017
Source: Daily Monitor
Type: In the News
A new East African Legislative Assembly Bill is seeking to introduce contraceptives for children in member states; days after the Ministry of Health disowned a policy proposing the same for children aged 10 to 19 years in Uganda. Once passed into a law, the Bill dubbed the “EAC Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), Bill 2017,” will bind the East African Community member states to provide...
Date: 02/27/2017
Source: NTV
Type: In the News
Parents are seeking signatures to petition Parliament against a Ministry of Health policy that encourages girls who are 10 years and above to seek family planning. Stephen Langa the Executive Director of Family Life Network says the policy clearly undermines the moral values while a lawyer revealed it contravenes both municipal laws and international conventions.
Date: 01/19/2017
Source: New Vision
Type: In the News
Government has secured a loan of over sh450b from World Bank through Global Financing Facility to support the Every Woman Every Child program to help end maternal and child mortality. The programme which begins in the next five years is designed to provide transport for women in distant places to deliver from health centres and also motivate the health workers. Dr. Ruth Aceng the Minister of...
Date: 01/18/2017
Source: Daily Monitor
Type: In the News
When we meet Asyiah Nagudi, at her a single roomed rented house in Mukono District, tears flow down her cheeks as she recounts the economic hardships she has gone through in the past one year. Nagudi says her husband abandoned her in 2015 on learning that she was pregnant with their second child. “I cannot afford two meals a day for my two children,” she says. The 25-year-old says she conceived...
Date: 09/19/2016
Source: Government of Uganda
Type: Updates
In September 2016, the Government of Uganda shared an update on progress in achieving its policy, financial and program and service delivery commitments to FP2020. The government of Uganda has undertaken the following to improve midwifery profession: Skills training: In 2015, Uganda finalized the review of the midwifery curriculum to make it competency based. The curriculum emphasizes more...
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