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07:50
07:50

Gulu District Registers More than 4,000 Abortions in Fifteen Months family planning 1 1 Top story

At least 4036 cases of abortions have been recorded in the different health facilities Gulu District over the past 15 months. Gulu Regional Referral Hospital alone received 1317 cases in need of post-abortion care and registered 7 deaths.
19:10
19:10

Women Abandon Crude Methods for Drugs to Procure Unsafe Abortion post abortion care 3

Charles Kiggundu a consultant gynaecologist at Kawempe National Referral hospital says that unlike before where women would use herbal concoctions and devices such as wires and sticks, to procure abortions, a number of women now report inserting drugs they got over the counter, often used in high doses.
18:54
18:54

First Lady Urges Expectant Mothers to Take Charge of their Lives abortion 1 3

Sarah Opendi, the Minister for Primary Health Care said there is a great need for the government to reduce the number of mothers who die due to botched abortions.
13:13
13:13

Uganda Gets Dutch Envoy For Reproductive Health post abortion care 1 2

The Dutch government has appointed a special envoy to advise Uganda sexual and reproductive health rights and HIV/AIDS.
05:15
05:15

Two Health Workers Arrested In Mbale For Procuring Abortion women's day

Police in Mbale have arrested two health workers attached to a Christian funded Joy Hospice Hospital in Mbale municipality for allegedly procuring an abortion on a 21-year-old student who later died.
17:45
17:45

Kabale Lab Technician Held Over Aiding Abortion post abortion care 1

Police in Kabale is holding a laboratory technician with Kabale Surgical Clinic for aiding an abortion.
15:44
15:44

UGX 37.8 Billion Spent on Post Abortion Care Annually unsafe abortions 3

For the Health Sector approved budget, 660 billion UGX goes towards post abortion care. The amount takes 4.7% of the 31.1 billion UGX of the entire health budget that the government provides.
17:19
17:19

Data on Unsafe Abortions in Uganda Wanting - Report post abortion care 4

A report on unintended pregnancies and abortions in Uganda released on Thursday has highlighted gaps in available statistics on unsafe abortions, with the last data having been published in 2003.
10:24
10:24

Marie Stopes Nurses Out on Police Bond illegal abortions 1

Three nurses attached to Marie Stopes in Masaka who were arrested in connection to the death of a teenager following a botched abortion are out on police bond.
14:57
14:57

Marie Stopes Nurses Arrested over Botched Abortion post abortion care 1

Masaka Police is holding three nurses attached to Marie Stopes Uganda for helping a 16-year-old girl to abort but she died two days later.
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