Marie Stopes UG

Marie Stopes UG We pride ourselves in providing a wide range of high quality, affordable and client-centred services and information to men, women and young people.

For over 20 years, Marie Stopes Uganda (MSU) has been working to provide voluntary family planning (FP) services to thousands of men and women across the country. MSU is the largest, most specialized private FP and reproductive health (RH) organization working in every district of Uganda. MSU is a key implementing partner of the Ministry of Health, particularly the division of Reproductive Health at Central, Regional and District levels. MSU has 15 clinics, a social marketing channel selling key RH products at subsidised prices and the only specialised Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) hotline in the country.

Mission: Children by choice not chance.

As we commemorate World populations Day 2019 in Adjumani district,we shall provide free family planning services,cervica...
08/07/2019

As we commemorate World populations Day 2019 in Adjumani district,we shall provide free family planning services,cervical cancer screening and Sexually Transmitted Infection testing and management at the sites below.Kindly call our toll free 0800220333 for more information.

Uganda’s population growth rate is at 3 per cent per year and it's one of the fastest in the World. Mid 2018,the popul...
05/07/2019

Uganda’s population growth rate is at 3 per cent per year and it's one of the fastest in the World. Mid 2018,the population was at 38.8 million (UBOS). What does this mean to us?. Share your thoughts. #WPD2019 #5Daystogo #Paridistadium #Adjumani

Uterine fibroids are noncancerous tumors that grow within the muscle tissue of the uterus. The most common symptoms incl...
27/06/2019

Uterine fibroids are noncancerous tumors that grow within the muscle tissue of the uterus. The most common symptoms include, heavy menstrual bleeding, abdominal pain, frequent urination and pain during sex. Get in touch with us on 0800220333 for more information.

MSUG FACT: The most common side effects of implants are, irregular bleeding, headaches, abdominal pain, and breast tende...
24/06/2019

MSUG FACT: The most common side effects of implants are, irregular bleeding, headaches, abdominal pain, and breast tenderness. These side effects are not an indication of illness and usually go away within the first year of use. There are no increased risks of cancer, blindness or birth defects with the use of implants

What are the common signs of Sexually Transmitted Infections?
21/06/2019

What are the common signs of Sexually Transmitted Infections?

MSUG FACT: Presence of the IUD in your womb prevents pregnancy, so as soon as you remove it, your fertility will return ...
17/06/2019

MSUG FACT: Presence of the IUD in your womb prevents pregnancy, so as soon as you remove it, your fertility will return to normal. Kindly call our toll free 0800220333 or what’s App us on 0754001503 for more information. We will be glad to hear from you.

#Echo study did not find a substantial difference in HIV risk among the methods evaluated (Depo ,IUD and implant), and a...
14/06/2019
HIV incidence among women using intramuscular depot medroxyprogesterone acetate, a copper intrauterine device, or a levonorgestrel implant for contraception: a randomised, multicentre, open-label trial

#Echo study did not find a substantial difference in HIV risk among the methods evaluated (Depo ,IUD and implant), and all methods were safe and highly effective.These results support continued and increased access to the three contraceptive methods.

We did not find a substantial difference in HIV risk among the methods evaluated, and all methods were safe and highly effective. HIV incidence was high in this population of women seeking pregnancy prevention, emphasising the need for integration of HIV prevention within contraceptive services for....

The Uganda Reproductive Health Voucher project (URHVP) has increased access to skilled care among the most vulnerable wo...
10/06/2019

The Uganda Reproductive Health Voucher project (URHVP) has increased access to skilled care among the most vulnerable women. Penina is one of our beneficiaries.Her and the husband had planned to sell off part of their land to pay antenatal and delivery bills; before they got to know about the voucher program.They latter got one from a VHT at 4000/= only."The voucher paid all the bills. We appreciate the URHV project for helping people like us". She says

True or false. The coil/IUD can move through the womb and pierce other organs. False. This is not true. The coil/IUD can...
27/05/2019

True or false. The coil/IUD can move through the womb and pierce other organs.

False. This is not true. The coil/IUD cannot move anywhere else than through the cervix.

Celebrating all the amazing mothers out there.We love you.Happy Mother's Day 2019
11/05/2019

Celebrating all the amazing mothers out there.We love you.Happy Mother's Day 2019

09/05/2019
Work with us as Head people and Culture (human resources).Please find the details on our careers page on www.mariestopes...
07/05/2019

Work with us as Head people and Culture (human resources).Please find the details on our careers page on www.mariestopes.or.ug.Good luck!

Would you like to know more about the IUD/Akaweta? Talk to us on 0800220333 or whatsapp us on 0754001503 .We are here fo...
03/05/2019

Would you like to know more about the IUD/Akaweta? Talk to us on 0800220333 or whatsapp us on 0754001503 .We are here for you.

Today we are bursting this myth,people often ask, "Do family planning pills cause birth defects?"The answer is NO, evide...
29/04/2019

Today we are bursting this myth,people often ask, "Do family planning pills cause birth defects?"

The answer is NO, evidence shows that pills will not cause birth defects and will not harm the fetus if a woman becomes pregnant while taking the pills or accidentally takes the pills when she is already pregnant.Please call our toll free line 0800220333 or whatsApp us on 0754001503 for more information about pills.

Did you know that contracting malaria during pregnancy can lead to miscarriage, premature delivery, low birth weight, in...
25/04/2019

Did you know that contracting malaria during pregnancy can lead to miscarriage, premature delivery, low birth weight, infant sickness or death? Call our toll free help line on 0800220333 for more information about Malaria prevention during pregnancy.#Worldmalariaday2019

LIFE GUARD - Keeping you safe this festive season.Feel free to give us a call on 0800220333 or whatsApp us on 0754001503...
18/04/2019

LIFE GUARD - Keeping you safe this festive season.Feel free to give us a call on 0800220333 or whatsApp us on 0754001503 for more information about condom use and Life guard Condoms.We are here for you.

Gonorrhea is asexually transmitted disease that is transmitted through having vaginal, anal or oral sex with someone who...
15/04/2019

Gonorrhea is asexually transmitted disease that is transmitted through having vaginal, anal or oral sex with someone who is infected. Some of the common symptoms include, burning sensation while urinating and increased discharge. Kindly call our toll free on 0800220333 or WhatsApp us on 0754001503 for more information.

Do contraceptive pills get stored in the stomach or uterus and form stones?Ans; NO. Pills do not accumulate anywhere in ...
10/04/2019

Do contraceptive pills get stored in the stomach or uterus and form stones?

Ans; NO. Pills do not accumulate anywhere in the body. After swallowing the pills, they dissolve in the digestive system, and the hormones they contain are absorbed into the bloodstream.#BurstingmythsWednesday

Did you know that Uganda loses 4301 women due to cervical cancer every year ,and that the disease is ranked number 1 mos...
08/04/2019

Did you know that Uganda loses 4301 women due to cervical cancer every year ,and that the disease is ranked number 1 most frequent cancer among women?. Kindly call our toll free 0800220333 or whatsap us on 0754001503 for more information.#Getscreenednow.

Meet Doreen,a very enthusiastic Marie Stopes Lady who  works in the community and also takes services to clients' homes....
04/04/2019

Meet Doreen,a very enthusiastic Marie Stopes Lady who works in the community and also takes services to clients' homes. She reaches women,men and youths with information about sexual reproductive health and family planning.

Urinary tract infections (UTI's) are caused by bacteria overcoming the body's defenses in the urinary tract. They can af...
02/04/2019

Urinary tract infections (UTI's) are caused by bacteria overcoming the body's defenses in the urinary tract. They can affect the kidneys, bladder, and the tubes that run between them. Common symptoms include a strong, frequent urge to urinate, and sometimes a painful and burning sensation when urinating.Kindly call our toll free 0800220333 or whatsap us on 0754001503 for more information about UTI's and sexually transmitted diseases.

We are just a call away for all your Reproductive health solutions.
27/03/2019

We are just a call away for all your Reproductive health solutions.

What's your best family planning method and why?
21/03/2019

What's your best family planning method and why?

Comprehensive family planning counselling is key to helping women and couples make informed choices.
19/03/2019

Comprehensive family planning counselling is key to helping women and couples make informed choices.

The Uganda Reproductive Health  project has enabled vulnerable mothers to access quality maternal health services.
14/03/2019
Health voucher project saves pregnant women in rural areas

The Uganda Reproductive Health project has enabled vulnerable mothers to access quality maternal health services.

When the Uganda Reproductive Health Voucher Project was introduced in 2014, the objective was to increase access to skilled care among poor women living in rural and disadvantaged areas during pregnancy and delivery. As the five-year $17m project nears completion, ZURAH NAKABUGO assesses the impact....

Back up emergency pill is used by women who have had unprotected sex within the first 72 hours and want to prevent unint...
13/03/2019

Back up emergency pill is used by women who have had unprotected sex within the first 72 hours and want to prevent unintended pregnancy. The pill is reserved for situations like a condom breaking or slipping off during sex and it's not a regular birth control method. Call our toll free line 0800220333 or WhatsApp us on 0754001503 for more information.

Marie Stopes UG's cover photo
11/03/2019

Marie Stopes UG's cover photo

Empower women,build the nation!.Happy women's day to all the ladies out there.You are awesome!.
07/03/2019

Empower women,build the nation!.Happy women's day to all the ladies out there.You are awesome!.

"Family planning has an enormous impact on the life of women,men and a huge benefits for the community". Dr.Charles Olar...
05/03/2019

"Family planning has an enormous impact on the life of women,men and a huge benefits for the community". Dr.Charles Olaro. Director Clinical services MOH .

"Under the RISE project, we are going to build capacity of public health workers to ensure sustainability and we are loo...
05/03/2019

"Under the RISE project, we are going to build capacity of public health workers to ensure sustainability and we are looking forward to delivering an excellent project".Dr.Carole Sekimpi -Country director MSUG #RISELauchUg Carole SekimpiKirima AndrewSam ArikoFaith KyatekaAnitah Kyomukama Pride A Mpairwe

"We have commitment and strong support from various stake holders o enable that target group to benefit from the RISE pr...
05/03/2019

"We have commitment and strong support from various stake holders o enable that target group to benefit from the RISE program".Dr.Jotham Musinguzi-Diirector NPC. #RISELaunchUg Carole SekimpiFaith KyatekaDiana AmanyireKirima AndrewSam Ariko

"We are looking forward to this partnership and with the RISE consortium  partners, we shall be able to be deliver RISE"...
05/03/2019

"We are looking forward to this partnership and with the RISE consortium partners, we shall be able to be deliver RISE". Tabifar Mirada -UNFPA Deputy Country Representative.

Uganda’s Family Planning Costed Implementation Plan 2015-2020 has a target to increase the contraceptive prevalence ra...
04/03/2019

Uganda’s Family Planning Costed Implementation Plan 2015-2020 has a target to increase the contraceptive prevalence rate for modern methods to 50% (now at 35%) and reduce the unmet need for family planning to less than 10%.

Marie Stopes UG's cover photo
02/03/2019

Marie Stopes UG's cover photo

The Head of communications and policy  interviews the Permanent secretary Dr. Diana Atwine, a head of the RISE Launch on...
02/03/2019

The Head of communications and policy interviews the Permanent secretary Dr. Diana Atwine, a head of the RISE Launch on the importance of investing in family planning. #RISELaunchUg

Empower women, develop a nation! addressing issues to do with women’s health is key to achieving our development aspir...
28/02/2019

Empower women, develop a nation! addressing issues to do with women’s health is key to achieving our development aspirations as a country. Carole Sekimpi Faith Kyateka Diana Amanyire Sam Ariko Peter Ddungu Anitah Kyomukama Pride A Mpairwe Reach A Hand Uganda (RAHU) #RISELaunch.#internationalwomensday

At only 4000/= vulnerable women in rural areas have access to safe antenatal,delivery and post partum family planning se...
21/02/2019

At only 4000/= vulnerable women in rural areas have access to safe antenatal,delivery and post partum family planning services.We had an information sharing workshop with MP's ,MOH and other stakeholders to share successes,learnings and milestones achieved by the URHV project.

Your number one back up plan this valentine.
14/02/2019

Your number one back up plan this valentine.

Using condoms correctly and consistently prevents unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases including HIV. ...
13/02/2019

Using condoms correctly and consistently prevents unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases including HIV. Call us for free on 0800220333 for more information on condom use. #worldcondomday.

Did you know that taking folic acid supplement a day for at least one month before you conceive is crucial? Talk to us f...
11/02/2019

Did you know that taking folic acid supplement a day for at least one month before you conceive is crucial? Talk to us for free on 0800220333 or whatsap us on 0754001503 for more information on pre-natal care.

Male engagement session happening in Apala bar, Owo center in Kole district. Our SBCC teams working hard to break the ba...
07/02/2019

Male engagement session happening in Apala bar, Owo center in Kole district. Our SBCC teams working hard to break the barriers to contraceptive use.

Lifestyle factors like cigarette smoking,diet,alcohol, sun exposure, environmental pollutants, infections, stress, obesi...
04/02/2019

Lifestyle factors like cigarette smoking,diet,alcohol, sun exposure, environmental pollutants, infections, stress, obesity, and physical inactivity are the major causes of cancer in the world.As we commemorate World cancer day,lets take action and fight cancer.#iamandiwill #worldcancerday

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