Reproductive Health Uganda Carries Out IUD as Call to Action to Accelerate Efforts to Promote Adolescent Health Programing in Universities

  • by Guest Writer
  • December 2, 2020

Reproductive Health Uganda carried out its annual Inter-University Dialogue (IUD) on sexuality that has been happening over a number of years to educate students in university about sexual reproductive health and rights (SRHR) on Saturday.

This year, the dialogue was running on the theme; “COVID-19 and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights in Higher Learning Institutions-Navigating Uncertainties.”

Since 2014, Reproductive Health Uganda, in conjunction with Makerere University and State and Non state actors organizes the Inter University Dialogue on Sexuality. This dialogue and dissenting platform sponsors policy dialogue between decision makers and Young people in higher institutions of learning directly in a renewed call to action to accelerate efforts to promote adolescent health programing in learning institutions. Relatedly , it aspires to promote Sexual health as a fundamental human right to all people’s including Young People.

2,000 participants virtually and 50 participants physically reached from across Higher institutions of learning in Uganda including Students, top academics, health professionals and media.

One of the objectives of the dialogue was to examine challenges and strategic way forward in addressing Sexual Health uncertainties within Uganda’s higher institutions of learning.

The IUD took place both Virtually and Physical on Saturday November 21st, 2020, from 10:00am – 1:00pm (EAT) at the Auditorium, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Makerere University.