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UHC is achievable with input from young people.

Uganda Youth and Adolescent Health Forum in partnership with Ministry of Health Uganda, WHO Uganda, the Uganda CSO Youth Network on UHC, the Global Civil Society Engagement mechanism on UHC and UHC2030 organized the National Adolescent Health Accountability round table on UHC at Fairway Hotel Kampala in commemoration of the World UHC Day 12th December…

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Adolescents and young people’s health being prioritized

Adolescents and young people are often left behind when it comes to issues of their health and how best they would like to access to health care services and information. This in turn brings about risky situations such as teenage pregnancy, immorality, poor nutrition, and unsafe abortion, to mention but a few. The National Adolescent…

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We cannot have health for all if health facilities are not responsive to youth and adolescent needs.

Young people in Uganda are especially vulnerable to multiple sexual and reproductive health challenges that deter them from realizing their full potential. Among these are; limited access to sexual reproductive health services and information in addition to other social, cultural and economic obstacles that impede and compromise their quality of life, equity and dignity. Despite…

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Gathering more evidence to support advocacy to end teenage pregnancy and child marriage in Kyegegwa district.

From 3rd to 6th December 2019, Uganda Youth and Adolescents Health Forum in collaboration with the district of Kyegegwa, supported the Youth advocacy change champions in Kyegegwa district to carry out an assessment to collect evidence of the challenges and the experiences of young people concerning SRHR and SGBV in refugee settlement context and the…

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