Who we are

ABOUT UYAHF

Uganda Youth and Adolescents Health Forum (UYAHF) is a dynamic Youth led and Youth Serving Health, Human Rights, and Girl Centred Organization that seeks to advance quality health and wellbeing for young people. Specifically, UYAHF works to address and advance young people’s specific needs as regards their sexual reproductive health and rights (SRHR), gender equality and health promotion, livelihoods, climate change, and SGBV among others by mobilizing and amplifying youth voices to inform policy and decision-making on these issues and strengthening the role of policymakers, key gatekeepers including community leaders, religious and cultural leaders, teachers, health workers, police, policymakers, parents, men and boys to take action, support and empower young people to live quality lives with equity, dignity, and opportunities to realize their full potential.” 

What we do

UYAHF advocates for and supports youth when it comes to sexual and reproductive health rights and gender equality.

Areas of operation

UYAHF currently operates in 37 districts

  • Bugisu sub-region: Mbale, Budaka, Butebo.
  • Bukedi sub region: Tororo, Butaleja and Busia.
  • Ankole sub-region: Isingiro district.
  • Sebi sub-region: Bukwo district
  • Bunyoro sub-region: Kibaale, Buliisa, Kiryandongo,and Hoima districts
  • Rwenzori sub-region: Kyegegwa, Ntoroko, Kyenjojo, Bundibugyo, and Fort portal city.
  • Central Region: Kampala, Wakiso, Gomba, Butambala, Rakai, Kalangala, Kyankwanzi districts.
  • Karamoja sub-region: Moroto, Napark, Abim, Kabong, and Kotido districts.
  • West Nile: Terego, Arua, and Yumbe districts.
  • Teso sub region: Bukedia, Katakwi

Districts where UYAHF operates

Vission

A gender equal world with healthy and empowered adolescents and young people. 

Mission

To realize a gender equal world with healthy and empowered adolescents and young people, through amplifying their voices in policy and decision making and responding to their specific health, human rights and gender needs. 

Goal

To empower adolescent girls and young women to live quality health with equity, diginity and opportunities to realize their full potential.

MORE ABOUT UYAHF

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OUR STAFF

Driven by passion & commitment, the team has over the years grown into a vibrant team, with diverse skills and abilities.

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BOARD MEMBERS

Board members are made up of recognized leaders across many areas of expertise. They represent the broad diversity..

 

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OUR PARTNERS

UYHAF collaborates with local partners and international partners to ensure that reproductive health is a priority.

 

Our partners