Uganda

April 09, 2019
Blog

APC grantee, WellShare International, is piloting an important contraception initiative in six sub-counties of Iganga and Bugweri Districts, Uganda. In July 2018, 70 village health team members and 12 health workers were trained to teach clients to self-inject subcutaneously administered depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA-SC).

WellShare International is integrating DMPA SC self-injection in six sub-counties of Iganga and Bugweri Districts, Uganda in the context of a full and informed choice family planning program. Community Health Workers, known as Village Health Team (VHT) members in Uganda, and health workersoffered injectable contraceptives within youth-friendly community-based family planning services.

Brief

To help ensure that all Ugandans have access to quality, voluntary FP services, USAID’s Advancing Partners and Communities Project (APC) — led by JSI Research & Training Insitute, Inc. and implemented by FHI 360 in Uganda — supports the Ministry of Health (MOH) to implement a comprehensive approach to community-based family planning (CBFP).

Job Aid

To support providers with the integration of FP and HIV services, APC Uganda developed and distributed supportive materials, such as a FP/HIV integration client flow chart.

Publication

To support providers with the integration of FP and HIV services, APC Uganda developed and distributed supportive materials, such as Q&A guide for providers to respond to frequently asked questions.

Brief

Since 2015, the Advancing Partners and Communities (APC) project has worked in partnership with the Ugandan Ministry of Health (MOH) to improve the quality of and access to community-based family planning (CBFP) services.

PATH focuses on activities that require urgent and immediate attention in preparation for the Technical and Market Lead (TML) official start and support a seamless transition to the TML mechanism.

November 27, 2017
Announcement

The Advancing Partners & Communities (APC) project in Uganda has implemented the revised Emanzi intervention in three districts and more than 3,000 men have graduated since the intervention started in 2015.

Brief

A formative assessment exploring emergency contraceptive pill usage and acceptability through community health workers in Uganda.

Report

APC, in collaboration with WellShare International and FHI 360, conducted a formative assessment of emergency contraception provision through community health workers, called village health teams, in Uganda.

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