Reproductive health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of reproductive disease or infirmity. Reproductive health deals with the reproductive processes, functions and system at all stages of life.
Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) working in health in Uganda are recommending allocations of 150 billion Uganda shillings as additional support to priority activities in the health sector for financial year 2011/2012 to be sustained and built upon for subsequent budget years.
AHEAD for World Bank partners spear headed by AGHA developed a policy brief on the financing for reproductive health in Uganda as an advocacy tool to ensure that Sexual Reproductive Health becomes a priority for World Bank lending, and is included in policy documents such as Country Assistance St
The health sector financing in Uganda for the last five years demonstrates an even allocation with occasional oscillations on account of external financing without which the sector MTEF ceiling stagnates at 6% as a share of the national Budget.
Social accountability refers to “an approach towards building accountability that relies on civic engagement, i.e. in which it is ordinary citizens and/or civil society organizations who participate directly or indirectly in exacting accountability” (Malena et al., 2004:3).