Needs assessment of the Family Planning Association of Uganda, May 22-June 08, 1995

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LC ClassificationsHQ766.5.U33 F36 1995
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Family planning1. Justification for Family Planning Outreach Guidelines The Government of Uganda has committed itself to universal access to family planning services in the Second National Development Plan () in order to address the high total fertility rate which.

them‖ (MOF, ). To ensure access to family planning services, the government has made several revisions to the national population policy and included provisions in its poverty eradication action plan designed to reduce the unmet need for family planning (UDHS, ; MOF, ).

Four out of ten modern contraceptive users in Uganda obtain their method from the private sector. Understanding where women acquire their family planning methods is important to increase access to modern contraception and catalyze efforts to meet Uganda’s Family Planning commitments and Health Sector Development Plan goals.

Family planning is when or when not to have children, and the use of birth control and other techniques to implement such plans. Other aspects of family planning include prevention, sexual education, management of sexually transmitted infections, pre conception counseling and management and infertility management.

Uganda’s total fertility, maternal mortality, and teenage pregnancy rates remain among the highest globally. Uganda is committed to scale up the use of modern family planning methods to ensure that every Ugandan woman can choose when and how many children to have. In it revised its original commitment of to reduce the unmet need among adolescents from % in high unmet need for family planning (FP) services, and declining utilization of government facilities as a source for FP services.

As shown in the most recent Ugandan Demographic and Health Survey (UDHS), national fertility levels have remained stationery at children per woman since (Uganda Bureau of Statistics and ORC Macro, ).

The. Uganda has just released the result of Demographic Health Survey (UDHS ) highlighting the success in family planning and reproductive health. Uganda’s population is the second youngest in the world, with half of the country younger than years old (just older than Niger’s median age of years).

As of Januarythe population. International Family Planning Conference held in Uganda. The East, Central, and Southern African Health Community (ECSA-HC) has been working with its member states, including Uganda, to address issues related to expanding access to family planning.

ECSA led this assessment, using a desk review, key informant assessments, and focus group. Family planning helps couples and individuals decide if and when to have children. The growing use of family planning worldwide has resulted in reductions in maternal and infant mortality and other adverse outcomes [1,2,3].Still, nearly 25% of women in Sub-Saharan Africa have an unmet need for family planning [] and rates exceed 33% in a few countries like Uganda.

Family planning is an essential component in our national development agenda to become a middle-income country in the next 30 years. Increased access to, and use of, family planning has far-reaching benefits for families and the nation.

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As Uganda’s fertility rates have begun to decline, Uganda has the potential to benefit from the. (CNDPF) ina number of changes in the planning system have occurred.

The CNDPF itself presented a shift in the development planning mechanism from a needs-based to a proactive vision-based planning. Other changes include development of the Uganda Visionand the.

Securing Health through Advocacy and People’s Empowerment (SHAPE) is a three-year project aimed at mobilizing more and better funds from key European donors (Germany and The European Union) as well as from East African governments (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda) to support family planning.

In Uganda, A4HU is implementing the project in 5 districts. Among married women with an unmet need for family planning in Uganda, % are in need of limiting and % are in need of birth spacing (UBOS & IFC International Inc., ). Planning the spacing of births is critical; intervals shorter than 36 months are associated with an.

Uganda Sexual and Reproductive Health Maternal and Child Health sex workers injecting drug users Country Implementation Profile Unmet need for family planning, Number of doctors (perpopulation) () men having sex with men To preserve mental health; To preserve physical health; To save women's life.

() Legal grounds on. successful family planning projects. Discussions following the Kampala meeting have led to a synthesis of the full conference into the follow- ing five key areas, where actions are needed to address family planning efforts and move towards attaining the MDGs.

1 Cleland J, Bernstein S, Ezeh A, et al. Family planning: the unfinished agenda. • Unintended pregnancy is common in Uganda, leading to high levels of unplanned births, unsafe abortion, and maternal injury and death.

• According to the Uganda Demographic and Health Survey (DHS), more than four in 10 births are unplanned.1 • Ugandan women, on average, give birth to nearly two children more than they want ( vs.

It was created to coincide with the Family Planning Golden Moment event where Uganda's commitments at the Family Planning Summit in London on July 11 Community Health Needs Assessment.

According to the Uganda Population and Housing Census Report (), four out of every 25 persons in Uganda are persons with disabilities. The report continues to mention that the prevalence rate in was higher than 11% obtained from the Census.

In Uganda, according to the Uganda Demographic and Health Survey, 41% of married women wish to space their pregnancies or want to stop child bearing altogether but are not using family planning methods. III. Women may have unmet need for family planning because of various reasons including fear of side effects, lack of knowledge and lack of.

Uganda has registered tremendous improvement in family planning and reproductive health over the last five Mathe Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) released the Uganda Demographic and Health Survey (UDHS) Key Indicators Report which shows progress on key family planning and reproductive health indicators.

UBOS is the Ugandan government¹s. Family planning in Uganda. Saxton GA. PIP: Characteristics of child welfare clinics with family planning services, postnatal clinics with family planning services, and separate family planning clinics, all in Uganda, are discussed.

During the yearsgrowth was most rapid in and attendance was larger at separate family planning clinics. The government has recently developed an official policy to decrease population growth and is now working with the Family Planning Association of Uganda to 1) lower the population growth rate from 3% to % and 2) increase the population's physical, mental, and social quality.

Current life expectancy is now 52 years, and infant mortality is Program Overview** Pathfinder is seeking a Chief of Party to provide overall strategic leadership and oversight for the upcoming. USAID-funded Family Planning Flagship Activity program in Uganda.

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Uganda’s Foreign Policy. For the Ministry to realize the above mandate, the Ministry will rely on competent Human Resource as the key driving factor in the effective implementation of Uganda’s Foreign Policy.

It therefore follows that a Training Needs Assessment. Assistance Project, 27 Kaida A, Kipp W, Hessel P, Konde-Lule J. Male participation in family planning: results from a qualitative study in Mpigi District, Family planning quality in Uganda/Book review ©FSRH J Fam Plann Reprod Health Care 34 (1) 41 Protected by copyright.

on Novem at MSN Academic Search. the family: agriculture and food choices, family planning, education, and health choices were discussed from the perspective of modernization and development, where relevant.

We study the effects of family planning on household welfare in Uganda, where the high population growth has been identified as one of the obstacles for blocking improvements in the quality of life of Ugandan families. Our results indicate that, by reducing extremely high fertility rates, these family planning measures clearly improve welfare.

Family Planning Programs: The National Scale-up Plan (). This plan Uganda Program Brief: Capacity Building Focus on Community-based Family Planning: Partnership with Uganda Ministry of Health provides a framework that will guide the MOH during its phased scale-up of CBA2I.

A national curriculum for community-based family planning. A comic book targets Members of Parliament to support family planning funding as a means of promoting national development. The policy brief targets the Ministry of Finance, Planning, and Economic Development to release domestic resources for family planning each year.

Government of Uganda Increases Budget Line Item for Family Planning The Government of Uganda has increased its contribution to provision of contraceptives from $, (less than 5%) in financial year / to $ million (36%) in /. Transaid conducted a needs assessment which looks at the need for an Emergency Transport Scheme (ETS) in Western districts of Uganda.

The project is funded by the American pharmaceutical company Merck and aims to improve understanding about the challenges that pregnant women have in accessing maternal healthcare and expand women’s access to promising solutions for .Family Planning Needs during the First Two Years Postpartum in Uganda 3.

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during the same period. By the second year postpartum, 90% of women are sexually active and 77% have seen menses return. Three out of five women 0– 5 months postpartum (60%) breastfeed their infants exclusively.

Figure 5.Uganda, at both the national and local levels. I would like to offer sincere thanks to Aston Kajara, State Minister for Investment, and Abel Rwendeire, Deputy Chairman, National Planning Authority. The team is also indebted to civil society and non- governmental organization representatives, the donor community of Uganda and the United.