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Health workers clueless in providing adolescent specific care

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health workers are not using the guidelines offered by the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization to dispense care to adolescents. This is according to preliminary findings of a study on the status of youth friendly services in the country. The Ministry …

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Experts blame parents as adolescents drift into pornography

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Many Ugandan adolescents are drifting into pornography, as a result of limited publicity about age appropriate information at health facilities and schools and an increase in absentee parents. Counsellors, teachers and health experts fear that as parents keep a distance between them and their children, …

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Gov’t asked to involve adolescents in PrEP implementation

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis- PrEP program in Uganda stands to fail if it is not strategically addressed to high-risk groups including adolescent girls and young women. This is according to findings from Naguru Teenage Information and Health Center through the Advocacy Fellows program released on …

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