EPHWOR Petitions the Ministry of Health over the continued detention of Female Patients in Health Facilities

EPHWOR supported by its Strategic partners has Petitioned the Ministry of Health over the continued detention of Patients in Health Facilities, this practice contravenes the constitution, Several Acts of Parliament, International law that Uganda has ratified and the Patients charter.
If the ministry doesn’t adress this matter as soon as possible EPHWOR will Pursue a public interest suit against Government.

EPHWOR 2019-2020 Program Highlights

. In the period, September 2019 to July 2020, EPHWOR reached 800 women, 2000 in and out of school youth including girls and 100 men (direct beneficiaries). EPHWOR also made great strides in involving men in all SRHR activities to win their support in promoting and advocating for reproductive health rights and services.

EPHWOR engaged in the preventing of unintended pregnancies

When both public and private transport were suspended in the wake of COVID_19, it became increasingly hard to access family planning services and other monthly drugs for chronic illness like HIV/AIDs. With surging rates of unwanted pregnancies and Sexually transmitted diseases, EPHWOR has been running a project called door to door delivery of family planning services in western uganda districts …

‘Withdrawing National Health Insurance Bill In Wake Of COVID-19 Is Step In Wrong Direction’-Dr Aruho EPHWOR’s medical and reproductive health consultant

In the wake of COVID-19, the Gov’t of Uganda through the State Minister of Health, intimated to Parliament it’s intention to withdraw the National Health Insurance bill, our Medical legal and reproductive health consultant who interfaced with the Health committee of parliament on the medical_ Legal issues of the bill in this write up/Opinion to gov’t explains why we need …

Patients’ Rights in the Wake of COVID-19

The status of Patients rights in the wake and post COVID_19 time.PAVON a network of Patients rights centred organisations has convened a zoom meeting to study and document patients rights violations and recommendations during and post COVID_19.The meeting will be Co_ hosted by EPHWOR’s Team leader Sharon Lanyero catch us live and participate in this zoom meeting. Patients’ Voice Network …

SRHR of AGYW in the Wake of COVID-19 Pandemic Report

Background Sexuality is part of being human and having sex in all settings may not be controlled during lockdowns. Availability and access to sexual reproductive health and rights services is critical, even if it may not be seen to be essential in in the wake of COVID-19 (Fatia Kiyange). As a global pandemic many countries including Uganda have taken rush …

EPHWOR Rescues Vulnerable Rural Women With ARV Refills And Contraceptives

Ever since the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic broke out in Uganda, several women and adolescent girls, plus people living with HIV/AIDS are suffering due to lack of access to contraceptives and Anti-Retroviral Drugs (ARVs) respectively. It should be noted that the government is currently undertaking a campaign to donate food and other social amenities to some Ugandans. However, whereas government’s efforts …

EPHWOR to uphold the SRHR of AGYW with free deliveries of contraceptives and other monthly pills in the wake of covid-19

In the wake of COVID_19 with the suspension of transport it become increasingly hard to access family planning and other monthly refill drugs for chronic illness by Adolescent girls and young mothers. EPHWOR supported  by Global fund for women is doing free door deliveries for the AGYW in the districts of Mbarara, Isingiro, Ibanda, sheema and Buhwenju.  #We deliver to …