Uganda

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Every year, hundreds of millions of women in Sub-Sahara Africa travel to their local health clinics to receive regular contraceptive injections. Injectables are popular because they are safe, discrete, highly effective at preventing unintended pregnancy, and last for several months. ...
"We open at 8am. From 8am we will be receiving a variety of clients for different services - whether post-abortion care, whether antenatal care - we have to give them all the services. We may end up to 10pm, because we'll never chase our clients, we'll never close the place when we have a client inside.
Every Thursday a team from RHU Gulu district provides a mobile outreach clinic in Atega village in the Omoro district in Northern Uganda. The outreach team goes out into this poor, remote area which would otherwise not have access to ...
"Us people with disabilities have challenges at the main hospitals. People around look at you as if you are not a human being and you don’t fall sick.”
After two years of struggling to conceive Brenda Abalo and her husband, Francis Opio, decided to visit Reproductive Health Uganda's clinic in Gulu. Much as there is progressive attitude to modern medicine in this northern Uganda region, fertility treatment remains ...
Lillian Lamunu and her husband are both out of work and are struggling to look after their six children who all have Sickle Cell Disease. Lillian is worried that if she doesn’t do something soon she might end up having ...
"I would definitely recommend this clinic to other people. I have seen the environment and people working here are so friendly. They give you treatment and counselling.”
"I'm deaf so accessing services is hard, but here they really try to speak in sign language."
23-year-old Jane Atenyo Franca is a mother of two. She got pregnant at school when she was 17. Her boyfriend left her and she was forced to drop out of education. She later married someone else who already had two ...
"I lost my parents during the war, so I grew up alone. I ended up dropping out of school and I went for sex work. I am selling myself in order for me to sustain a living. I’m so happy about the way I was welcomed here."