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Hi, please find some additional.
Health strategies
Sexual and reproductive health of girls and women is part of health being undermined in Africa, more especially in areas affected by armed conflicts, although health is universally regarded as a primary necessity. The world health organisation defines health as a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing, which include sexual and reproductive health and rights.
How we promote sexual and reproductive rights to enable communities to stay healthy.
There are several ways in which RWYC seeks to improve sexual and reproductive health and prevent illness and disease:
Trained community health assistants and coordinators, selected from each group of community, who are recognized by community, through trust and rapport, interview peer groups with whom they mix socially on health matters, also work as peer researchers are the first point of contact for people with sexual and reproductive health complaints and they play a key role in improving, supporting, promoting and coordinating sexual and reproductive health and preventive care. In addition, we also work to ensure all babies and infants are vaccinated against diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, polio and others, besides screening, for example, for breast cancer, to help detect health risks at an early stage.
We train community on various health issues and form community advisory committees who play role of informing the community on areas like healthy diets, sufficient exercise, drinking alcohol in moderation, practice safe sex, and advocacy for sexual and reproductive rights.
 The two approaches are both useful without which any programme aim towards sexual and reproductive health will not be achieved.
Long-term care
To promote sexual and reproductive health of the vulnerable groups, like girls, and women in conflict situations, we are seeing a shift towards care in the community. The focus is no longer on the illness alone but the person with the illness, who wants to lead as independent a life as possible, given the state of their mind or psychological torture. This will ensure that care which is confined in health institutions will then be provided in camps or IDPs centre within the affected areas, if the patient wishes. Patients who live in conflict affected areas need to have a suitable service or another useful access to services of their needs. Care providers therefore need to work closely with manpower services, welfare agencies and others.
Health financing
We shall work hand in hand to ensure, the government commits itself to focus the use of public resources and other development assistance on health services that are demonstrably cost-effective, have the greatest impact on reducing mortality and morbidity and/ or have a clear bias to protecting the poor and the most vulnerable populations as well as taking due consideration of gender related health care needs and concerns.

Hi Eunice,
Thank you for your comments and the additions. Yes, there is need to consider various issues, as far as sexual and reproductive health is concerned.
But we already have some experience involved the peer research approach as well as educating communities, involving men and women on various issues including educating girls, access to land by women and more. I think I made mentioned of this somewhere in proposal as well.
 In this case the peer research approach is to create a teamwork of researchers for in depth facts finding by use of people already recognized by their communities, through trust and rapport, to help us breakthrough what would be the barriers to the problems, in order to get the truth of the problems around sexual and reproductive health in conflict areas and since age groups would also matter, in collecting this data too.
So the peer researchers selected from the various ethnic groups would be working as door to door within their various groupings, take their own time to interview peer groups with whom they mix socially and would enable us in:
Mobilization, providing information- awareness, which would enable us in screening to identify the various problems, like cancer cases, STDs, and more. We shall then need to referrals, placements for further care, and others. Still those who would not be having problems in regards to the above would benefit from awareness training on health and safety measures, including family planning and others.
Now for your people, in northern Uganda, since they are now integrated with our people, we shall still have opportunity to do our research in the same way, although it may take us some time. But we share some traditional norms with some of the ethnic groups in your region-South Sudan, and we shall continue to consult as many experts as possible, including you as well, OK. Because, as far as I know, we can provide other necessities, like water, food, clothing to people in conflict affected areas quite easily as long as they are available, BUT, sexual and reproductive health is far from all these cases, as it is case sensitive in most ethnic groupings globally, so you would need some tactical approach in order to achieve what you want to.
Please keep them coming and more additions are welcome.
Thank you for reading and please have a nice time.
Regards,
Godfrey Obua

Hi Ashley,
Please find more about our questions in relation to sexual and reproductive health for this interventions:
i-What shifts in the world health occurred over the last twenty years?
-Global Spread of STD s-HIV/AIDS
ii-What happened in the northern Uganda and South Sudan in this period?
-Prolonged wars in northern Uganda-LRA, war and south Sudan-SPLA war
iii-What factors contributed to a worsening position in sexual and reproductive health for girls and women in northern Uganda and South Sudan?
Influx of South Sudanese refugees into Uganda, Prolonged mass displacements, IDPS or Camps
Lack of access to sexual reproductive health facilities, etc.
iv-What has happened to access to health facilities in these regions?
Insecurity prevented access, looting, closure and region cut off.
v.why have girls and women become more vulnerable to health risks in the region?
Sexual harassment, Rapes, abductions, defilement,forced marriages, forced pregnancies, sexual slavery, Sexually Transmitted Infections-STIs and trafficking or engaged in high risk sexual activities.
iv-What has been the impact of this at the household level?
High maternal mortality rates in Uganda 343 and south Sudan 789,
Uncontrollable spread of STDS,
Lack of sexual and reproductive health treatment,information, education, training and counselling, including psychological effects, like trauma, stigma and stress,
contraceptives prevalence rate-Uganda 28 and South Sudan 3.
 vii-What could be the most appropriate interventions to rescue the situations?
Full scale sexual and reproductive health project involving peer to peer methods.

Health strategies
Sexual and reproductive health of girls and women is part of health being undermined in Africa, more especially in areas affected by armed conflicts, although health is universally regarded as a primary necessity. The world health organisation defines health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well being, which include sexual and reproductive health and rights.
How we promote sexual and reproductive rights to enable communities to stay healthy.
There are several ways in which RWYC seeks to improve sexual and reproductive health and prevent illness and disease:
Trained community health assistants and coordinators, selected from each group of community, who are recognized by community, through trust and rapport, also work as peer researchers are the first point of contact for people with sexual and reproductive health complaints and they play a key role in improving, supporting, promoting and coordinating sexual and reproductive health and preventive care. In addition, we also work to ensure all babies and infants are vaccinated against diphtheria, whooping cough, tetanus, polio and others, besides screening, for example, for breast cancer, to help detect health risks at an early stage.
We train community on various health issues and form community advisory committees who play role of informing the community on areas like healthy diets, sufficient exercise, drinking alcohol in moderation, practice safe sex, and advocacy for sexual and reproductive rights.
 The two approaches are both useful without which any programme aim towards sexual and reproductive health will not be achieved.
Long-term care
To promote sexual and reproductive health of the vulnerable groups, like girls, and women in conflict situations, we are seeing a shift towards care in the community. The focus is no longer on the illness alone but the person with the illness, who wants to lead as independent a life as possible, given the state of their mind or psychological torture. This will ensure that care which is confined in health institutions will then be provided in camps or IDPs centre within the affected areas, if the patient wishes. Patients who live in conflict affected areas need to have a suitable service or another useful access to services of their needs. Care providers therefore need to work closely with manpower services, welfare agencies and others.
Health financing
We shall work hand in hand to ensure, the government commits itself to focus the use of public resources and other development assistance on health services that are demonstrably cost-effective, have the greatest impact on reducing mortality and morbidity and/ or have a clear bias to protecting the poor and the most vulnerable populations as well as taking due consideration of gender related health care needs and concerns.
Please keep them coming.
Thank you once more.
Regards,
Godfrey Obua.