FERTILITY RATE REDUCED TO 2.2 PER WOMAN WILL ACHIEVE VISION 2040

Most newly married couples in Uganda desire to have 3 to 4 children in a life time however experts advice on 2 children per woman in order for Uganda to achieve the 2040 vision.

Charles Kiggundu, a consultant gynecologist at Mulago National Referral Hospital says 2.4million babies are born every year, making it 100milion people by 2050 however the resources will be insufficient for the people.

He emphasized ones’ effective use of contraceptives for 16 years, will bear 3 or 4 children in a life time.Women ought to embrace family planning because of escalating numbers of single mothers, since men choose to be sperm donors. Much burden like basic needs is imposed on them as compared to when they are two. Read More

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DSDs SERVE BETTER, REACH MORE PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV- CSOs

It is irritating for a patient to wait in long queues for medical care at health facility. Either this results into postponement of treatment or neglected attitude from the patient.

Civil Society Community together with The Ministry of Health (MoH) has improvised Differentiated Service Delivery(DSD) models to improve on the quality and effective service delivery at health facilities. HIV Care and treat services will be brought closer to the people either at door to door initiative or at community level. Read More