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Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development Uganda (ACORD Uganda)

Agency for Cooperation in Research and Development Uganda (ACORD Uganda) is a national NGO that has worked in Uganda since 1979 and works in partnership with marginalized communities and those who have been denied their rights to analyze their situation and jointly find sustainable solutions to improve their wellbeing. They are headquartered in Kampala and have offices in four regions of the country, including in Bidibidi refugee settlement and Yumbe health district. They have extensive experience working on SRHR and women’s rights programming.

ACORD Uganda leads a number of SRHR program activities in refugee settlements throughout Uganda. They train Village Health Team (VHT) members on SRHR; conduct quarterly dialogue meetings with community leaders and influential stakeholders; create and support SRHR advocacy committees and Male Action Groups (s); conduct integrated SRHR outreach campaigns; and provide technical support to district health teams on SRHR. Most recently, they launched an SRHR response in response to a recent refugee influx from DRC in Kisoro.


Sexual and reproductive health services remain critical during COVID-19

IAWG members and partners are producing clinical and programmatic guidance, assessments, policy papers, and statements to ensure continued prioritization of sexual and reproductive health and rights throughout COVID-19 response in humanitarian settings.