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The government of Uganda has taken steps to increase access to family planning services by expanding the range of contraceptive methods available and improving the quality of services.

Uganda has also taken steps to expand access to family planning services, including through task-sharing with lower-level health workers and community-based distribution programs. In addition, the country has made efforts to engage men and boys in family planning and promote the use of long-acting and reversible contraceptives.

Commitments made to:


The Government of Uganda recognizes the role family planning will play in the achievement of the Uganda Vision 2040 target to reduce the population growth rate from 3.2% to 2.4%.


Uganda Commitment Objectives

  • The Government of Uganda commits to increase the modern contraceptive prevalence rate (mCPR) for all women from 30.4% in 2020 to 39.6% by 2025 and reduce unmet need from 17% in 2020 to 15% by 2025.
  • Noting that Uganda is one of the youngest countries in the world, the Government of Uganda re-commits to annually allocate at least 10% of Maternal and Child Health (MCH) resources to adolescent responsive health services by July 2025.
  • Government of Uganda commits to annually ring fence 50% of the domestic resources allocated for procurement, warehousing and distribution of family planning commodities from the reproductive health (RH) commodities budget (NMS Vote 116 under Output 15- Supply of Reproductive Health Items) by 2025.
  • The Government of Uganda commits to improve FP data quality through ensuring use of DHIS2/Health Management Information System (HMIS) data for decision making at Service Delivery Points (SDPs) in the public and private sectors.
  • The Government of Uganda commits to improve quality of family planning counselling (available family planning options, possible side effects, their management and switching) among SDPs, community health workers and peer-to-peer from the current Method Information Index Plus (MII+)i of 42% (2020) to 60% by 2025.
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