Status of Uganda’s National Sexuality Education

By Esther Nakkazi  Uganda is experiencing significant sexual and reproductive health challenges like high teenage pregnancy, early marriages, HIV and gender-based violence in schools.  The National Sexuality Education Framework was developed in response to the urgent need for a National Policy Framework on Sexuality Education and Development and dissemination of related materials.  The Health Journalists…

Science café: New and innovative strategies adopted to fight against HIV / AIDS.

Implementing Partner: Health Journalists Network in Uganda (HEJNU) Sponsor: UNFPA Reporting period: December 2017 HEJNU: New strategies on combating HIV / AIDS ACTIVITY: Science café to facilitate dissemination of information concerning the new and innovative strategies that can be adopted in the fight against HIV / AIDS. ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION:   The activity was a science…

Science Café : HIV Prevention -Jinja

Name of person responsible /Facilitator: Esther Nakkazi  Café Name/Title: HIV Prevention Sponsor: AVAC  Speaker’s name Dr. Bernard Kikaire; Uganda Virus Research Institute Patricia Magoba; Aids Orphans Education Trust Edmund Tayebwa; The Aids Support Organization (TASO) The speakers came from the Uganda Virus Research Institute, The Aids Support Organization, and the Aids Orphans Education Trust. Date…

Science Café : HIV Prevention – Masaka

Name of person responsible /Facilitator: Esther Nakkazi  Café Name/Title: HIV Prevention  Speaker’s name Freddie Mukasa Kibengo; MRC/UVRI&LSHTM UGANDA RESEARCH UNIT VINCENT BASAJJA: MRC/UVRI&LSHTM UGANDA RESEARCH UNIT SYLVIA KUSEMERERWA; MRC/UVRI&LSHTM UGANDA RESEARCH UNIT Date Cafe held: June 20, 2018 Café objectives (The learning objectives should be tailored for each specific café) To enlighten more about Prep…

Science cafe report: Teenage pregnancies

ACTIVITY REPORT CP Component: RH Family planning Sponsor: UNFPA Implementing Partner: Health Journalists Network in Uganda (HEJNU) Reporting period: November 2016 HEJNU: Undertake behavioural change communication /Teenage pregnancies ACTIVITY:  Science café to facilitate dissemination of information concerning the challenges of Teenage pregnancies to the public through various media houses. ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION:   The activity was…

Science café; Menstrual hygiene

ACTIVITY REPORT Facilitator: Esther Nakkazi Implementing Partner: Health Journalists Network in Uganda (HEJNU) Reporting period: March 2016 HEJNU: Undertake behavioral change communication / Menstrual Hygiene   ACTIVITY: Science café to facilitate dissemination of information concerning Menstrual Hygiene to the public through various media houses. ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION:    This activity was a science café held as…

Science Café report: Prep at Kagote health centre IV

Name of person responsible /Facilitator: Esther Nakkazi  Café Name/Title: HIV Prevention Sponsor: AVAC Organized: Health Journalists Network in Uganda  Speaker’s names: DR. Emmanuel Mugisa HIV TESTING STAFF/ PMTCT Coordinator; Baylor- Uganda  Kakwezi Henry, Nurse, Kagote Health Center II  Katusabe Beatrice; User, Kagote Health Center II Date Cafe held: June 21, 2018 Café objectives (The learning…