Uganda has a high fertility rate and a declining mortality rate, resulting in rapid population growth. This has led to a dependent population that is not conducive to economic production, savings, investment, or development.
During the coronavirus crisis, many men in lockdown are feeling isolated, stressed out and under pressure. This survival kit has been developed to help men who are feeling under pressure.
The primary objective of the Responsible, Engaged and Loving (REAL) Fathers Initiative is to develop and test a set of interventions to reduce intimate partner violence and harsh punishment of children among young fathers (ages 16-25) in post-conflict northern Uganda.
During this time of social distancing and isolation, there is an increased risk of domestic violence. Women and children are most vulnerable. To change, men have to want to stop being hurtful towards others.
These four posters address pregnant women, nursing women, and couples with advice from the Ministry of Health about how to keep oneself safe from infection. Click on each poster to see it larger.
This mobile application is developed to support rural women and couples to better manage and track their health, mainly during pregnancy, through delivery and after birth. Designed for use on both smart and basic phones, the approach invokes a simple, easy to navigate format containing relevant, engaging, and educational content. Key features of the app include growth-monitoring tool, scheduling for ANC and immunization visit. It is available in three languages (Amharic, Afan Oromo and Tigrigna) and no internet connection required to transfer or use the application.