Obstacles to Family Planning Use among Rural Women in Atiak Health Center Iv, Amuru District, Northern Uganda.

@article{Ouma2015ObstaclesTF,
  title={Obstacles to Family Planning Use among Rural Women in Atiak Health Center Iv, Amuru District, Northern Uganda.},
  author={Stephen Ouma and M Turyasima and H Acca and Florence Nabbale and Kenneth Odong Obita and Mart{\'i}n Rama and Claudia Adong and A Openy and M O Beatrice and Emmanuel Igwaro Odongo-Aginya and Sylvia Awor},
  journal={East African medical journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={92 8},
  pages={394-400}
}
BACKGROUND Uganda's rapid population growth (3.2%) since 1948 has placed more demands on health sector and lowered living standard of Ugandans resulting into 49% of people living in acute poverty especially in post conflict Northern Uganda. The population rise was due to low use of contraceptive methods (21% in rural areas and 43% in urban areas) and coupled with high unmet need for family planning (41%). This indicated poor access to reproductive health services. Effective use of family… CONTINUE READING