|1||Increased demand for FP services (EWEC2011)||Distribution and capacity building||• FHI 360 is undertaking community based distribution of injectable contraceptives in 16 districts of Uganda. Todate, have added one subcountry in each of the 16 districts and trained 30 VHTs in each district, making a total of 480 VHTs trained by end of March, 2016.
• In addition, in partnership with UHMG is advancing skill need to design, manage and evaluate health communications interventions, and to adapt and scale up communications efforts in support of service delivery activities at the community level.
• FHI 360 also implementing the ‘Obulamu’ campaign, a USAID/Communication for Health Communities (CHC) project which supports community demand creation for FP choices using radio, community shows, TV and dialogue meetings, and has finalized the Obulamu FP Materials ( Child Spacing Guide and Obulamu What’s your plan?) and in process of being translated into local languages.
• In addition, implementing the APC project using integrated community health interventions supported by community based FP policies initiated by the Ministry of Health in selected 16 disticts (Busia, Kasese, Kanungu, Kamwenge, Kyenjojo, Kayunga, Mityana, Sembabule, Luwero, Nakaseke, Amuru, Agago, Pader, Oyam, Dokolo, and Lira)
|4||Implementation research conducted and findings disseminated (UNCoLSC 2013)||Site assessment||• Together with APC conducted a collaborative site assessment for CBFP programs in 3 pilot sites (Buteba, Buhehe and Bulumbi) in Busia district. Busia District’s leadership has seen a positive trend in the performance of the VHTs. Therefore, the leaders agreed that APC should expand the QI initiative to four new level III health centers: Lunyo, Mbehenyi, Lumino and Busitema. In December 2015, the new HCs participated in a QI training and learning session for coaches and adopted the QI charter and processes. APC plans to expand the CBFP Quality Improvement process to one more district by April 2016||2015/2016|