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 Health
 Uganda
Project #27094

Sensitize 5000 Dokolo Women on Reproductive Rights

by The Community Health Rights Network(COHERINET)

Summary

This project will enhance awareness to 2000 women and 3000 young girls of reproductive age on the legal, safe, and affordable Contraception/ family planning and consequences of unsafe abortion. Good obstetric and prenatal care for a Safe and Healthy Pregnancy. This will help in reducing unwanted pregnancies, unsafe abortions and child spacing.
$35,000.00
total goal
$35,000.00
remaining
10
days

Challenge

In Uganda approximately 85,000 women each year receive treatment for complications from unsafe abortion and additional 65,000 experience complications but do not seek medical treatment due to stigma surrounding abortion.Many deaths from unsafe abortion are reported as due to hemorrhage or Sepsis. 5000 women,girls of reproductive age, health workers will be sensitized about legal, safe and affordable Contraception/ family planning and consequences of unsafe abortion plus referal to health centres

Solution

Empower women and girls of reproductive age to demand registration of Misoprostol and make it an essential medicine widely available at the community level to address the issue of postpartum hemorrhage as well, ensure access to comprehensive abortion care, train community peer educators for referral and linkages, sensitize health workers and opinion leaders on stigma reduction, sensitization on legal framework and human rights, sensitize men/boys about reproductive rights.

Long-Term Impact

The project will increase access of 5000 women and young girls of reproductive age to free or affordable public-sector family planning services (especially for poor and young), reduce unmet need for contraception and lower incidence of unintended pregnancy, expand and improve the quality of post abortion care services, incorporate counseling and provision of contraceptives into service care provision.

Resources

http:/​/​www.coherinet.org
The Community Health Rights Network (COHERINET)
COHERINET official facebook page
COHERINET official twitter page
COHERINET official youtube page

Organization Information

The Community Health Rights Network(COHERINET)

Location: Kampala - Uganda
Website: https:/​/​www.coherinet.org
Project Leader:
Yiga Musa
Kampala, Uganda
March 2017 Accelerator
Donations: $0 raised ($5,000 needed)
 
Donors: 0 (40 needed)
 
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