Now is not the time for Uganda to cut the health budget #WinterABC2021

Uganda’s health sector has been on the spot for a while now. The government proposed a budget cut to UGX 2.5 trillion, a huge reduction by UGX 258.29 billion (23.6%) for financial year 2021/2022 budget. This comes around the same time when countries are reinforcing their health care systems and building capacity in response to … More Now is not the time for Uganda to cut the health budget #WinterABC2021

Period Poverty – A barrier to Menstrual Hygiene Management in Uganda

Today is Menstrual Hygiene day and we join the rest of the world to highlight the importance of good menstrual hygiene management. I believe now more than ever, we need to have the conversation on how period poverty continues to be a barricade to menstrual hygiene management in Uganda. Statistics show that Globally, at least … More Period Poverty – A barrier to Menstrual Hygiene Management in Uganda

Improving Menstrual Hygiene Management in Uganda #MyAuntFloExperience

Globally, at least 500 million women and girls lack proper access to menstrual hygiene facilities. In Uganda, 1 out of 2 girls report missing one to three days of school per month due to menstruation. This is attributed to little, inaccurate, or incomplete knowledge about menstruation, access to sanitary products and waste management among others. … More Improving Menstrual Hygiene Management in Uganda #MyAuntFloExperience