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Friday, June 6, 2014 - 11:45am
Kampala, June 6 2014 – U.S. Mission Uganda, through the United Stated Agency for International Development (USAID), will deliver more than 400,000 pupil books and teacher guides in eight local languages and English to over 1300 schools in Uganda as part of USAID's School Health and Reading Program. In addition, approximately three thousand primary school teachers from twenty-one districts have completed refresher training to increase their capacity to teach young children in their respective local languages as well as in English. Teacher training, two books per child, and support supervision are key elements of the reading program.
 
Through the program, USAID renovated buildings for police and prison staff to help improve the quality of service delivery and i
Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 4:45am

U.S. Mission Uganda today announced the successful completion of the Supporting Public Sector Workplaces to Expand Action and Responses to HIV/AIDS (SPEAR) project, funded by the United Stated Agency for International Development (USAID). The public sector is Uganda's largest employer and is profoundly affected by the threat that HIV/AIDS poses, particularly to young and middle-aged adults at the peak of productivity. It cripples productivity through absenteeism and the death of workers and their relatives while increasing expenditures for health care and recruitment of new personnel

Dr. Bemera guides Amb. DeLisi (2nd left) and his Swedish counterpart Urban Andersson (3rd right) around his clinic.
Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 3:30am

U.S. Ambassador Scott DeLisi and Swedish Ambassador Urban Andersson visited the Rhona Medical Center in Kansanga last week. The medical center is one of 45 small and medium size private health providers that have received loans under a joint Sweden-U.S. loan program to enhance availability of credit to the private sector. 

Strengthening the regulatory function will yield important benefits to the people of Uganda and help to sustain of the sector
Monday, March 3, 2014 - 8:15am

The U.S. Mission today announced the successful completion of the Uganda activity under the Sustainable Water and Sanitation in Africa (SUWASA) Program, a six-year $40 million regional initiative financed by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

USAID Uganda Mission Director, Leslie Reed delivers remarks at the launch of the second cohort of youth Interns in Kampala
Friday, January 24, 2014 - 4:15am

On January 24, 2014, U.S. Mission Uganda launched the second six-month YouthMap internship program for young university graduates to improve their employment prospects and contribute to the country’s broader economic development efforts. The YouthMap Program is a four-year initiative funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented in partnership with the International Youth Foundation (IYF) and Restless Development Uganda.

The SMGL first annual report revealed a remarkable 30% decrease in the maternal mortality ratio in target districts of Uganda.
Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 7:45am

The public-private partnership led by the USAID, Saving Mothers, Giving Life, announced today that the number of women dying during pregnancy and childbirth declined sharply over one year in eight pilot districts in Uganda and Zambia where the initiative has deployed a battery of life-saving interventions

Last updated: May 21, 2014

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