Uganda

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Expanding contraceptive choices offers the potential to put power into women’s hands said the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) in reaction to the Sayana Press announcement by Pfizer BD, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and CIFF today. IPPF ...
Uganda has one of the highest fertility rates in the world, and as a result, it also has one of the most youthful populations - more than half of Ugandans are under the age of 15. Approximately, 755,000 unintended pregnancies occur annually out of which 297,000 result in unsafe abortions. We are working hard on the ground to tackle these issues. Our Member takes the approach of offering people as many services as possible to get all health needs met in the same place.
The Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has signed the long awaited National Population Council bill last week as a sign of commitment to increase support for family planning and reproductive health issues in the country. International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), Member ...
This is just one small example of IPPF's advocacy success. The World Bank allocated $20 million over 5 years, out of a $135 million loan. This is for the supply of reproductive health commodities such as condoms, contraceptive pills and ...