ACCEPTABILITY AND UTILIZATION OF FAMILY PLANNING BENEFITS CARDS BY YOUTH IN SLUMS IN KAMPALA UGANDA
5 August, 2019
Publication of the Article on Acceptability and utilization of family planning benefits cards by youth in slums in Kampala Uganda
BIRTH CONTROL BY DELIVERY? NEW MOBILE APP SEEKS TO EMPOWER YOUNG PEOPLE WITH ACCESS TO TOOLS
20 July, 2018
An exciting new mobile application that facilitates easy access to sexual and reproductive health tools and services for university students is under pilot testing by GHE Consulting in Kampala. Kagwilawo, meaning “instant” in Luganda, will link users to partner health facilities based on their location to either order tools for delivery or book a service at the health facility.
STAKEHOLDERS GATHER TO DISCUSS RESULTS OF FAMILY PLANNING BENEFITS CARD PROGRAM
18 July, 2018
On Thursday 11 July, GHE hosted stakeholders of the Family Planning Benefits Card Program (FPBC) from the government, public and private sectors for a results dissemination meeting at Skyz Hotel in Kampala.
100 BOLD IDEAS TO IMPROVE WOMEN AND CHILDREN’S HEALTH AND RIGHTS IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD
31 May, 2018
Grand Challenges Canada is investing over CAD $10 million in support of 44 “Stars in Global Health" projects to address persistent challenges in women's and children's health. A pilot project run by GHE Consultants will develop and test a mobile phone application to increase uptake and awareness of sexual and reproductive health services and tools among youth in Uganda.
18 HEALTH INNOVATIONS FUNDED BY GRAND CHALLENGES CANADA TO EMPOWER WORLD'S MOST VULNERABLE WOMEN AND GIRLS
18 December, 2017
Grand Challenges Canada announces 18 projects extending innovative forms of health-related lifelines to some of humanity’s most acutely impoverished, neglected and vulnerable women and girls, including the Family Planning Benefits Card Program.
FAMILY PLANNING BENEFITS CARD PROGRAM EXPLAINED
12 December, 2017
By Grand Challenges Canada
Consultants Afra Nwasiima and Patricia Navvuga describe our novel Family Planning Benefits Card program, designed to increase access to and uptake of family planning services in urban slums in Uganda.
HOW TO GET RID OF STUBBORN RAZOR BUMPS
25 September, 2017
By Justine Namara
Men who have experienced this know the frustrations that come with razor bumps. If you have ever had the burden of having an itchy chin, you can understand the discomfort that comes with the razor bumps. Clinical Research Associate Dr. Francis Asiimwe is quoted in this story.
GLOBAL HEALTH ECONOMICS SCREENS WOMEN IN KASANA LUWEERO WITH CERVICAL CANCER
21 November, 2015
In Uganda, the high prevalence of human papillomavirus (HPV) among women combined with low rates of cervical cancer knowledge and screening has resulted in the country having one of the highest cervical cancer incidence rates in the world.