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Over 900 school age going girls in Budaka district impregnated

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 942 girls in Budaka district got pregnant in the first three months of the lockdown, health officials have revealed. According to health officials in the district, a survey conducted between April and July in only four health facilities indicated that over 900 school-age …

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Over 4,000 Acholi girls made pregnant during lockdown

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 33 teenage girls in Acholi are being made pregnant everyday since the lockdown when they stopped going to school. In all so far, a whopping 4,000 girls in the Acholi sub-region have become pregnant in four months of the lockdown an average …

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Entebbe hospital reopens maternity ward to handle pregnant returnees

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Entebbe Regional Referral Hospital has reopened the maternity ward to handle pregnant Ugandans and legal residents returning from abroad. In March, the ward was closed to the public just like other departments such as dental, surgery, outpatients to enable the facility to effectively manage …

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