High Cost Of Unsafe Abortions in Uganda

The government is spending at least US$14 million annually in post-abortion care, which is burdening the already under-financed health system, according to Moses Mulumba, director of the Centre for Human Rights and Development.

  • Uganda:  The High Cost of Unsafe Abortion in Uganda

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 25 February 2013

    Boosting women's access to reproductive healthcare could significantly reduce both the number of unsafe abortions and the high cost of post-abortion medical care in Uganda, experts ... read more »

Photo: Newvision

Uganda spends an estimated U.S. $14 million on unsafe abortions every year, according to research. (file photo).

  • Uganda:  Civil Society Groups Appeal Maternal Mortality Case

    The Independent, 19 February 2013

    A number of civil society organizations led by the Centre for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD) are to appeal in the Supreme Court against the maternal health care case ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Pregnant Mothers Cannot Stay in School (opinion)

    The Observer, 17 February 2013

    We have all known pregnancy to be a fountain of joy in marriage, but this is not true at school. read more »

  • Uganda:  Judge, Professor Clash Over Abortion

    New Vision, 11 February 2013

    High Court Judge, Justice Alphonse Owiny-Dollo clashed with Makerere University associate Professor, Dr. Sylvia Tamale over whether to base court decisions on the guidelines of the ... read more »

  • Uganda:  Gulu Councillor Flees After Deadly Abortion

    The Observer, 27 January 2013

    A parish councilor in Gulu is on the run after an abortion he handled went terribly badly and the patient died. read more »

  • Uganda:  For Only Sh10,000 One Can Have an Abortion!

    New Vision, 21 November 2012

    No clinic turned me away: read more »

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