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Family planning is not only about the rights of women and girls to make their own choices about having children and looking after their reproductive health, it's also key to global development.
Lack of information and access to contraceptives is leading to many girls in Uganda having unwanted pregnancies. Angela Tweheyo, 17, from Mbarara District, is one of them.
The recent approval of the drug Truvada in Kenya as PrEP reflects commitment from the regulatory authority to fast-track the review of drugs of public health importance.