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The OPEN MIC
PROJECT

Open Mic Project is a Poetry training and mentorship program implemented by Open Mic Uganda and Public Health Ambassadors Uganda under the “Culture at Work” grant. The project grant is sponsored by the European Union and is implemented among youth refugees in Nakivaale refugee settlement in Isingiro District, Uganda.

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BFREE
PROJECT

The Bfree project is a pilot of a newly developed antibacterial 'Bfree' menstrual cup, a cup which does not require water for boiling and like other menstrual cups lasts for more than 10 years and is a sustainable solution to menstrual hygiene challenges in Uganda, especially in a refugee context. 

The project is sub-granted from Women's Global Health Innovations and a partnership between PHAU and WoMena.

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BODA BEERAMU
PROJECT

This project reaches out to these raiders through “Ludo”, one of the most popular interactive board games played at different bodaboda stages as a way of entertainment whenever they are not on the road transporting passengers. The project is based on the behavioral change theory that focuses on empowering riders with HIV/AIDS information through distribution of themed “Ludo” boards with different HIV/AIDS awareness messages to selected stages in Wakiso District.

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Yo SPACEPROJECT

YoSpace is a youth brand being implemented by PHAU with support from Population Services International (PSI-Uganda). The project is aimed at creating demand and utilization of SRHR services such as Family Planning, HIV counseling and testing, Gender-Based Violence, and HIV/AIDS among girls and women aged 15 to 24 years in order to contribute to the fight of teenage pregnancy, early childhood marriages and HIV prevalence rate. We have so far implemented it in six districts in Uganda namely; Luwero, Jinja, Hoima, Masindi, Kabarole, and Bushenyi. The project is conducted in a format of door to door mobilization by peer educators, radio talk shows, conducting of community outreaches, institutional outreaches with a fusion of edutainment as a key mobilization tool for young people. Young people are reached with accurate information on SRHR and later referred to “Profam Clinics”.

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PITCH
PROJECT

Partnership to Inspire, Transform and Connect the HIV Response.

We know that those most affected by HIV are best placed to influence and shape the policies, laws, and practices needed to end the AIDS epidemic in their country. PITCH is a strategic partnership between Aids fonds, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs working with those most affected by HIV in enabling these groups to transform (inter)national HIV responses by strengthening their advocacy skills and capacities and promoting innovative evidence-informed practice.
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PUBLIC HEALTH YOUTH
SYMPOSIUM

The Public Health Youth Symposium (PHYS) is an avenue for public health practitioners and professionals to communicate connect and collaborate on pertinent public health needs and challenges at local national and international level. It is a gathering of public health practitioners and partners from government, academia, civil society   organizations and the corporates that share a common interest and dedication in protecting, preventing and promoting the health of the populations in Uganda.
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THE TWIST
Play

THE TWIST is a play on sexual reproductive health and family planning that seeks to address some of the above issues, at least in part. Written by Nargis Shirazi, it is staged in rural-urban Uganda and revolves around one man, his immediate family, and close friends.
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PUBLIC HEALTH AMBASSADORS
Program

The Program will enable young people to spend between six months to twelve months exploring public health needs and issues that they feel passionate about within their communities.
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ENSONGA
Campaign

The project is aimed at breaking the silence on menstruation by talking to boys and girls in schools about what menstruation is, the reproductive system, myths, and misconceptions around menstruation and other aspects such as pain management, proper hygiene, and product usage through youth-led and youth-friendly training.
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Girls Kisoboka

The Girl’s ACT is a multi-institutional drive that primarily aims to scale up the uptake of HIV/AIDS services and other connected support services. Girl’s ACT is locally dubbed as “Girls Kisoboka” meaning “It’s Possible for too” which is primarily a young women and adolescent girl’s drive targeting this population sub-group, 12-24 years of age, from all walks of life
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TULI WAMU NAWE
Campaign

This is an anti-HIV and AIDS Stigma project aimed at decreasing HIV and AIDS stigma and discrimination by among women and girls to foster their full engagement in the social and economic activities at the community level.
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WORTH THE WAIT
Campaign

The project is based on the behavioral change theory that focuses on delaying first sexual experience, increase HIV, STI, and teen pregnancy-related information as well as increase the uptake of youth-friendly services in five randomly selected secondary schools.
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