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UYAHF HEALTH TEAM TIPS COMMUNITY ON TEENAGE PREGNANCY

On 24th July 2021, a health team from Uganda Youth and Adolescent health forum held a live radio talk to enlighten the community in Bugisu sub region about the ways to reduce the high rate of  teenage pregnancy prevalence in the area. The one-hour radio show aired live on 95.0-time Fm Mbale from 9:00 to…

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Day Of The African Child Tweet Chat

  In commemoration of the Day of the African Child Uganda Youth and Adolescents Health Forum, MenEngage Uganda and EASSI  organised a tweet chat on 16th June 2021. The tweet chat was hosted on the UYHAF  tweeter page where we had over 93 posts, 25 original contributors, 354,2666 potential impacts, 90,656 potential reach, 72 original…

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The Power To You(th) Program Launched

On 21st May 2021 the power to you(th) Uganda program was launched at the Hilton Garden hotel. The launch was attended by different partner organizations, media, young people, policymakers among others. Opening remarks from the Country Management Team (CMT) were given by the EASSI ED Hon. Sheila Kawamara, who emphasized their commitment to ensure that…

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Power To You(th) Inception Workshop

  The power to You(th) program inception workshop was held for three days from 17th May to 19th May 2021 at Hilton Garden hotel. The three days’ inception meeting was attended to by 19 people (12F and 6Male). The objective of the inception meeting workshop aimed to orient country partners and key stakeholders on the…

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SMART Advocacy Capacity Building Workshop On Promotion Of Community Participation To Improve Uganda’s PHC

  From the 17th to the 18th May, Uganda Youth and Adolescents Health Forum -UYAHF with support from Population Action International organized a 2 days capacity building and strengthening workshop on SMART advocacy and understanding the key pillars/components of Primary Health care in efforts to improve primary health care systems in Uganda. The workshop discussed…

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Planning Meeting For The Development Of A Costed District Action Plan To Address Teenage Pregnancy And Child Marriage In Kyegegwa District

  Uganda Youth and Adolescents  Forum with support from UNIVERSITAIR CENTRUM VOOR ONTWIKKELINGSSAMENWERKING (UCOS) is implementing a project in Kyegegwa district dubbed the Youth Advocacy Champions for Change project. This project seeks to address teenage pregnancy and child marriage in Kyegegwa district. Teenage pregnancy, or adolescent pregnancy, is pregnancy in girls aged 10-19. In Uganda,…

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Sweswe Youth Space Equipped With New Items

On 5th May 2021, the UYHAF team handed over the items they purchased for the Sweswe youth center to the advocacy champions in the presence of the camp management and youth center caretaker. The items included a mini address speaker, piano, sewing machines, television, outdoor and indoor games among others. Before purchasing these items the…

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CSO Stakeholder Round Table Dialogue On Promoting Community Participation To Improve Uganda’s PHC systems

    On the 3rd of May 2021, Uganda Youth and Adolescents Health Forum (UYAHF) in partnership with PATH Uganda, Population Action International, and the Ministry of Health organized a half-day CSO dialogue to discuss strategies and share experiences on the promotion of community participation in Uganda’s Health care service delivery approach and policy framework…

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Demand Creation For Condom Use

  On the 16th of April 2021, our change champions organized and carried out a youth hub activity on increased consumption of condoms. The activity aimed at bringing together young people to share ideas on how they can create demand creation, breaking the myths and misconceptions surrounding the access and use of condoms. The activity…

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Nabuyonga Primary School  Outreach

  Our change champions in Mbale organized a school outreach at Nabuyonga primary school on the 22nd of April 2021. The team was welcomed by the headteacher Ms. Kabuni Grace Irene, who allocated to them the P.4,5, and 6 classes that they were to interact with. The school outreach was attended by 299 pupils of…

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