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Funded Initiatives for RHU

Initiative Contributions for RHU

#IndicatorContributionDescriptionFiscal Year
1$5m is allocated for family planning (FP) supplies (FP2020)RH Commodities Budget line• Through the AFP advocacy project, RHU contributed to the development of the RH commodities budgetline at NMS • RHU is an active member of the Family planning /RHCS working group at the MOH • RHU developed an FP budgeting tool for districts that help in budget tracking • RHU created momentum for budget advocacy through the RHSC A&A working group …project 2014/2015
2Increased demand for FP services (EWEC2011)Improving access to SRHR services1. RHU implemented the Male Involvement learning centre designed to increase male involvement in SRHR through capacity building, learning experiences and sharing of information. 2. RHU is promoting Access to Value added SRHS in 8 districts (Kampala, Iganga, Kapchorwa, Mityana, Kabarole, Luwero, Tororo and Gulu) and is funded by IPPF. 3. Another project being implemented is Increasing availability of comprehensive RH services in 8 districts (Kanungu, Yumbe, Mubende, Kaabong, Kotido, Moroto, Katakwi and Oyam) by mobilizing support for FP interventions and increasing healthy lifestyle choices realted to SRHR for young people and vulnerable groups. This project is in partnership with UNFPA/GoU country program. 4. RHU also carrys out outreach activities2015/2016
3$5m is allocated for family planning (FP) supplies (FP2020)District FP budget allocations• Implementing the Women Reproductive Health Advocacy project in Mityana and Luweero districts which seeks to empower women to advocate for increased access to FP services and call upon the districts to secure funding for FP commodities. Working with African Women Leaders Network (AWLN)-Uganda Chapter in Nebbi, Zombo, and Mityana have committed the districts to allocate funding for FP. In Luweero UGX 10million was allocated and this is being tracked.2015/2016
4Implementation research conducted and findings disseminated (UNCoLSC 2013)testing of the rights-based FP• Working with Ministry of Health, implementing the Evidence project which is testing a rights-based FP index to measure adherence to Rights based family planning at the service delivery levels. Using a Rights based approach to family planning can help identify the groups that are not served by Family planning programming in support of the FP Costed Implementation Plan.2015/2016
5All health centres provide basic EmONC services (EWEC2011)Improving access to Ante-natal careRHU is Implementing the Maternal Health Project in Sheema, Mityana and Mayuge districts which aims at improving access to Ante-natal care, prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV/AIDS, delivery care, postnatal care and care of sick newborn babies within the existing health system. This project is implemented by 7 local partners2015/2016
6Increased demand for FP services (EWEC2011)Male Involvement•Under the Evidence project, Implementing Rights based approach to FP programming in 6 health facilities in 3 districts (Arua, Kapchorwa and Mbale) which includes component of male involvement 2015/2016


DescriptionReproductive Health Uganda (RHU) is a member of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF). RHU is a volunteer owned and led organisation that currently operates 17 branches spread in all the sub-re barriers affecting access to sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR) and policy development and reviews. RHU has made significant contribution in the area of SRHR. Many of these efforts have redefined the SRHR landscape in Uganda. RHU has a long-standing record of providing quality reproductive health services that include safe motherhood, family planning, HIV/AIDS, adolescent interventions and advocacy in Uganda.
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