Category: News & Updates

News & Updates

COHERINET hosts SAAF

The Community Health Rights Network (COHERINET) hosted guests from Safe Abortion Action Fund (SAAF) on the 15-August-2022 at the COHERINET Premises.

The guests Mr. Andre Deponti and Miss Laura Guitirez of SAAF visited COHERINET with  the aim of laying strategies, monitoring organization  performance and attending an implementation meeting for a project coded “BREAK IT UP” which is aimed at Making Unsafe Abortion History by breaking the barriers which hinder eased provision and uptake of comprehensive abortion care services.

They were later engaged in an organized Community Dialogue that was attended by stake holders from various walks of life that included religious, cultural, community local leaders, Sex workers, vulnerable women and beneficiaries of the recently concluded SAAF funded project.

Mr. Andre Deponti and Miss Laura Guitirez also officiated the ceremony of commissioning the  four years journey of the BREAK IT UP project. The theme and goal is Making Unsafe Abortion History

Article by: Phylp Ngobi

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Coherinet in West Nile

The COHERINET team led by Mr. Musa Yiga the team leader and Fatuma Nakalembe the Community Outreach manager stormed the West Nile region of Uganda to ensure that all marginalized and vulnerable women and girls have access to accurate, reliable, and timely Sexual Reproductive Health information and services mainly focusing on the grass root level communities.

They covered Arua district, Arua city, Koboko district, Yumbe District and Moyo District thoroughly equipping the women there with sexual reproductive health information and as well promoting the various family planning commodities and providing services. The team also held activations and organized integrated sessions at various Health facilities and community gatherings as a strategy to engage every one because “SRHR is For all”

The AUNT KAKI SRHR Toll-Free Helpline was also promoted to ensure that these women and girls get 24/7 first hand information and referral for services.

 Increasing Access to Sexual Reproductive Health commodities and services through private sector channels in Uganda.

Article by: Ngobi Phylp

 

 

 

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Training of Community Peers

The COHERINET team led by Mr. Yiga Musa recently held a training of community peers from the districts of Kalangala, Kampala, Wakiso, Mukono and Mpigi.

They were equipped with communication skills, leadership skills,  financial management skills, community approach skills, to mention but a few.

They were later  flagged off by Mr. Antonio Cazeres Turcott the country manager of DKT Uganda who also Commissioned the Community Service and support  Van.

All this  in a project aimed at Increasing Access to Sexual Reproductive Health Rights Commodities and Services Through Private Sector Channels in Uganda.

Article by: Mariam Mirembe