Comprehensive Family Planning/Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Surgical Camps Model

Demeter M. Namuyobo

In Uganda the health system is built mainly around curative services and it is mostly concentrated in urban areas. Few people have access to a health facility, and where they have access, family planning, especially long term and permanent methods is not available to hard-to-reach areas. Unmet need for family planning in Uganda is still huge- 34%. Many women of reproductive age would like either to delay birth, or stop childbearing or space the birth of their next child, but INTERVATION Reproductive Health Uganda realised that in order to address this problem, it was important to take family planning services beyond the clinic and out to the community- through the Comprehensive FP/SRHR Surgical Camps Model, to provide integrated SRHR services with a greater emphasis on the Four pronged approach that involves: • Community mobilization • Partnerships with the local government • Capacity building of health workers • integrated service delivery

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Presented in Poster Session 2