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Gulu District Registers More than 4,000 Abortions in Fifteen Months family planning 1 1 Top story

At least 4036 cases of abortions have been recorded in the different health facilities Gulu District over the past 15 months. Gulu Regional Referral Hospital alone received 1317 cases in need of post-abortion care and registered 7 deaths.
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TASO Scales Down Community Activities in Gulu family planning 3

The backbone of the center is HIV/AIDS counseling; antiretroviral therapy, voluntary medical safe male circumcision, family planning, Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission - PMCT, adolescent and child counseling services.
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COVID-19 Lockdown: More Women Seeking Family Planning Services at Kasese HC III unplanned pregnancy 2 1

Joy Biira, a Nursing Officer at Kasese Municipal Health Center III, says they have registered an increase in the number of women seeking family planning services since the lockdown started.
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Kabarole Needs UGX 2.7bn for Family Planning Services Kabarole District 1 1

According to the District Health Officer - DHO, Dr Solomon Asiimwe, the district has a high teenage pregnancy rate of 25.6 per cent and a fertility rate of 7.8 per cent which is way above the national fertility rate of 5.4 per cent.
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Nansana Health Authorities: More Woman Seeking Post Abortion Services family planning 3

Annet Dungu, head of maternity at Nabweru Health Centre IIIs, says the numbers could be more because those who seek post abortion care services in private facilities are not captured.
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Bamwoze Fostered Development in Busoga- Ntagali leader 2 1

Bamwoze is credited for lobbying for water projects and free family planning services for the people through the family life education program FLEP. Bamwoze, the pioneer Bishop of Busoga Diocese succumbed to leukemia on February 11.
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More Mothers Conceiving A Year After Childbirth -WHO maternal mortality 3 1

WHO records indicate that the number of women getting pregnant within twelve months after delivery is increasing. From 2017 to 2018, the number increased from 65 to 69 percent in Uganda.
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Kabale Men Shun Family Planning Services 1 5

Research conducted by the district health department in partnership with Kabale Women in Development KWID a Community Based Organisation indicates that the turn up of men in 2017 in both public and private health facilities was at only 20 percent, while for women was over 70 percent.
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High Fertility Rate Worries Karamoja Leaders family planning 3 1

While the national average fertility rate stands at 5.4 percent, the levels in Karamoja are higher with 7.9 percent. The report shared by United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA with the regional leaders on Thursday shows that majority of the population in Karamoja are children with a average age of 15 years.
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Religious Leaders Pledge to Promote Family Planning Among Youth 1

Faith leaders from across the world has today made a commitment to be family planning advocates and ensure rights for comprehensive family planning for the youth, in line with their teaching.
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Gov't Asked to Prioritize Family Planning Services For Refugees unfpa 1

Governments and humanitarian organizations have been called upon to increase funding and build the capacity of government health facilities around refugee settlements to provide family planning services.
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2.7 million Women Using Contraception in Uganda unfpa 1

The number of women using modern methods of contraception in Uganda increased by 1,076,000 in 2018, bringing the total number of women now using modern methods of contraception to 2,790,000 .
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More Investment Needed in Family Planning 1

According to the report, since 2012, 46 million more women and girls who want to avoid pregnancy or delay pregnancy have begun using a modern method of contraception in the worlds 69 poorest countries.
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High Malnutrition Levels Worry Nakapiripirit Medics tokora hc1v 1 1

In Nakapiripirit, stunted growth stands at 30 and underweight at 23 for children aged 6-59 months, according to June 2017 UDHS report.
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Moroto Women Embrace Family Planning Services karamoja sub region 3

Moroto, like the entire Karamoja region, has recorded a poor response to family planning services over the years as a result of negative public perception and lack of adequate information regarding family planning services. In some places, family planning fueled domestic violence and led to the separation of couples.
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Govt Asked to Invest in Reproductive Health Services marie stopes uganda 2

This follows a move by American President Donald Trump to reinstate the Mexico City Policy; a part of the US law that banned using US foreign aid for abortion-related activities. Under previous Republican administrations, the restrictions in the Mexico City Policy applied specifically to US family planning funds, totaling approximately USD 575 million.
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Men Urged To Support Women For Contraceptives safe sex 1 2

Men have been urged to take an active role in supporting their wives to access and use contraceptives in family planing.
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Youth MPs Seek Additional UGX 12billion for Reproductive Health Supplies teenage pregnancies 1 1

Monica Amoding, the National Youth MP noted that during the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning, President Yoweri Museveni pledged to provide an additional 5m US dollars about 12.7billion Shillings for reproductive health services.
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UNFPA Chief Wants Africa To Rethink Age Of Consent family planning

The executive director of the United Nations Population Fund Dr Babatunde Osotimehin has appealed to Sub-Saharan African countries to refocus on the age of consent in order to avail girls with the opportunity to remain in school.
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