CERF-funded Project

Uganda

Provision of integrated lifesaving SRHR and GBV services in refugee hosting districts in Uganda (20-UF-FPA-035)

Project overview

The project aims to improve sexual reproductive health and GBV response for refugees in Uganda.by contributing to the implementation of the Global Minimum Initial Service package (MISP) for sexual reproductive health and rights to ensure access to life-saving reproductive health care in emergency settings, and provision of protection and care services to GBV survivors among refugees in five targeted refugee-hosting district of Yumbe, Terego (formerly Arua), Obongi, Adjumani and Kikuube. The proposed activities will ensure that 28 targeted health facilities across the five districts are equipped, have adequate supplies, space, referral mechanisms and skilled personnel to provide quality lifesaving SRHR including GBV health services as a centerpiece of universal health coverage and delivered in an integrated manner. This includes procuring necessary medical equipment, deploying midwives, orienting health care workers, bringing SRHR/GBV medical services closer to the population through regular outreaches, supporting ambulance referral system for maternal and severe GBV cases, providing essential job aids, and follow up on recommendations from maternal death audits. It directly targets 86,274 individuals.

Sector Amount in US$
Health US$489,499
Protection US$209,785