Uganda Reproductive Health Voucher Project
The Uganda Reproductive Health Voucher Project (URHVP) is a Ministry of Health program to be implemented in partnership with Marie Stopes Uganda (MSU) with support from the World Bank. The overarching goal of the URHVP is to reduce maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity through increased access to skilled care (Voucher Based Services) during pregnancy, delivery and postnatal period.
This is a follow on project, on a successful pilot voucher scheme to provide safe delivery services to poor pregnant women. The Uganda Reproductive Health Vouchers Program (RHVP), launched in September 2008, and financed by the German Development Bank (KfW) and the Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid (GPOBA), provided a grant in support of a voucher scheme to provide safe delivery and Sexually-Transmitted Infections (STI) services to rural communities in Western Uganda.
This four years project will be implemented in the South- Western and Eastern districts of Uganda in Mbarara, Kabale, Kanungu, Ntungamo Kiruhura, Sheema, Buhweju, Mitooma, Ibanda, Isingiro, Bushenyi ,Rubirizi, Rakai, Sembabule, Masaka, Jinja, Kamuli, Buyende, Kaliro, Luuka, Mayuge, Iganga, Namutumba, Kibuku, Tororo, and Namayingo.
Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment Initiative (CCPTI)
According to the Ministry of Health, cervical cancer is one of the two most common causes of cancer-related deaths in Uganda where 3,577 women are diagnosed every year and about 2,464 die from a disease which is both preventable and curable once detected early.
Marie Stopes Uganda with the support of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is providing cervical cancer screening and treatment within our Centres. In order to find out the nearest facility where you can get screened for cervical cancer, simply call the TOLL FREE Sexual Reproductive Health Hotline on 0800120333
Expanding Access To Family Planning Though Task Sharing Project
This DANIDA funded project aims to scale up and institutionalize task sharing of Family Planning methods which is fundamental towards increasing access to quality Family Planning services. The project focuses on enabling Clinical Officers to conduct surgical methods of contraceptives