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Butaleja District Policy Dialogue On Addressing Maternal Mortality And Maternal Morbidity Due To Teenage Pregnancies And Unsafe Abortions Among Young People.

  On 2nd March 2021, the office of the Chief Administrative Office Butalejja with support from the Uganda Youth and Adolescents Health Forum organized a one-day Butaleja district policy dialogue on addressing maternal mortality and maternal morbidity due to teenage pregnancies and Unsafe abortions among young people. The meeting was attended to by 52 participants…

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SRHR Community Awareness Outreach For Footballers

Many of the school-going children are still home since schools are partially open to only candidates in Uganda. During this time, adolescents and young people have a lot of time on their hands and some spend their time enjoying outdoor activities.  On 3rd March our advocacy change champions carried out a SRHR community awareness outreach…

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Security and Safety Assessment Capacity Building Training

As Uganda geared towards the presidential elections, there was widespread violence, human rights abuses as reported by various media houses and tabloids. The abuses included killings by security forces, arrests, and beatings of opposition supporters and journalists, abductions of people organizational accounts frozen the shutdown of the internet among others. All these actions continue to…

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Health Workers Capacity Built Around The Adolescent Health Package And Delivery Of Quality Youth Friendly Services

  Uganda Youth and Adolescents Health Forum (UYAHF) recently established an adolescent health clinic in Mbale district. The Adolescent Health Clinic strives to be a leading center for excellence for quality, rights-based adolescents friendly health services, well-being, and research in Eastern Uganda and Uganda at large. The clinic’s commitment is hinged on UYHAF’s passion to…

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Youth For Safe Motherhood Campaign

  Uganda Youth and Adolescent Health Forum (UYHAF) has held a couple of young mother’s forums in different parts of the country. These young mother’s forums provide a platform for young mothers, pregnant teenagers, and adolescent girls at high risk of sexual and gender-based violence to meet, share life stories, experiences and discuss maternal and…

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Orientation Meeting For The Mbale Change Champions

  During the COVID-19 restrictions that were put in place to curb down, the spread of the virus young people and adolescents highlighted several challenges they faced during the total lockdown. One of the challenges they shared was the lack of SRHR information and services, although we couldn’t freely move to the communities to carry…

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Annual team and capacity building retreat for UYAHF staff 

  From the 24th to the 28th of January, Uganda Youth and Adolescents Health Forum (UYAHF) held its annual team and capacity building for staff in Mbale on key programmatic skills, financial management, and 2021 work planning. The Four-day workshop attended by 16 UYAHF staff and youth champions aimed at strengthening team coordination and building…

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#MensturationWithDignity Campaign

  Women and girls especially those living in extreme poverty and hard to reach areas experience unique challenges when it comes to menstruation and this situation has only worsened during the pandemic. Many essential aspects of WASH were forgotten and emphasis was put on preventing the spread of COVID-19. In Uganda, vulnerable groups of people…

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