How EPHWOR is skilling Teen mothers in Uganda

TV west captured the official Launch of EPHWOR’s Kashari Breath Again Skilling institute (KABASI) located in Kakyerere Rwayamahembe town council. The launch was graced by the Chairperson Pro Afrika Foundation Mr Maarten Manders, Partners, Local leaders, Parents and students of the institute. Students upon completion of the course will be able to get a certificate from Directorate of Industrial Training(DIT) …

How EPHWOR’s Gamba Nanye app helps Adolescent Girls and Young Women to prevent unwanted pregnancies.

EPHWOR last year launched an app called Gamba Nanye that bridges communication gap between Adolescent girls and Young women(AGYW) seeking family planning services at Health Facillities.The app translates English to Runyakole and Vice versa in both voice and text. By use of Text translation the app helps the deaf also seek family planning services.TV west highlights how the app has …

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 …