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Increasing the uptake of modern contraceptive use in Uganda
The aim of the UK Aid-funded ‘Reducing high fertility rates and improving sexual reproductive health outcomes in Uganda’ (RISE) programme was to increase the uptake of modern contraceptive use in seven major regions of Uganda.
In 2021, Options joined the consortium, led by MSI Reproductive Choices, to develop the capacity and interest of local actors, including civil society organisations (CSOs), at the sub-national and national levels to engage with and hold the government accountable for building a supportive environment for the delivery of reproductive health services.
We did this by:
The programme consortium is led by MSI Reproductive Choices, and includes Reach a Hand Uganda, FHI 360, Makerere University School of Public Health, Options Consultancy Services, Partners in Population and Development – Africa Regional Office, and Population Media Center.
The programme started in 2018 and will run to 2023.