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.
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 »
Uganda spends an estimated U.S. $14 million on unsafe abortions every year, according to research. (file photo).
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
New Vision, 21 November 2012
No clinic turned me away: read more »
It is almost taboo to discuss abortion in Uganda, yet some 300,000 women seek them in Uganda, with about 85,000 receiving treatment from complications of unsafe abortions. Read more »