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Teenage pregnancy still major contributor to population growth in Uganda

Teenage pregnancy still major contributor to population growth in Uganda

As Uganda joined the rest of the World yesterday Monday June, 11, 2017 to commemorate the World Population Day, authorities have come out to admit that early pregnancies is still one of the most crucial challenges that hinders sustainable development. Early pregnancy is said to be at 25% and this has stagnated for the last […]

MPs urged to fight teenage pregnancies

MPs urged to fight teenage pregnancies

Government has urged  Parliament to come up with strategies on  ending teenage pregnancies which it says is  still high among the girl child in Uganda. The Minister of State for Planning, David Bahati, while presenting a statement during the World Population Day in Kampala said Parliamentarians can play a crucial role in ending the vice […]

Members of Parliament call for education system restructure

Members of Parliament call for education system restructure

Members of Parliament under the Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Food Security, Population and Development have called for restructuring of the education system to enable youth have enterprising skills. Speaking to journalists ahead of the world population day slated for 11th July the MPs said that the current system has gaps and these gaps should be dealt with […]

Uganda urged to step up efforts of planning for fast growing population

  The Uganda Parliamentary Forum on Population and Food security has called upon the government of Uganda to adequately plan for its fast growing population if it is to benefit from the population growth.  The Woman Member of Parliament for Gulu Betty Aol also a member of the forum has told journalists that now the […]

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