Public Health Ambassadors Uganda (PHAU) is registered not for profit youth led organization comprised of young people from different academic backgrounds that are passionate and interested in addressing key sexual and reproductive health issues in their own communities using health promotion, youth empowerment, social entrepreneurship and ICT for Health.
To champion efforts that empower young people to make informed decisions related to sexual and reproductive health and well being.
To empower young people to take control and ownership of their health.
The overall state of SHR for young people in Uganda in extremely higher compared with the global data for instance the adolescent fertility rate (births per 1000 women ages 15-19) stands at 121% for Uganda, 45.3% for global respectively according to the World Bank.
There are 1.1 billion girls today, a powerful constituency for shaping a sustainable world that’s better for everyone. They are brimming with talent and creativity. But their dreams and potential are often thwarted by discrimination, violence and lack of equal opportunities. There are glaring gaps in data and knowledge about the specific needs and challenges that girls face.
Family Planning Voices is a global storytelling initiative led by the Knowledge for Health (K4Health) Project and Family Planning 2020 (FP2020). FP Voices provides a platform for people who are passionate about family planning—and whose work or lives are affected by family planning—to tell their stories in their own words.