CEHURD focuses its efforts on critical issues of human rights and health systems in East Africa.
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Bridging the gap between rights holders and duty bearers.
THE RIGHT TO HEALTH
We are constantly litigating around the right to health in Uganda and those efforts are paying off in terms of setting precedence.
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WHO WE ARE
CEHURD is a non-profit, research and advocacy organization which is pioneering the justiciability of the right to health, founded in 2010.
Civil claims (including ‘small claims’) must be addressed.
We empower rights-holders to claim and protect their rights.
We work to advance health rights for vulnerable communities.
We use strategic litigation to address health system gaps.
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WHAT WE DO
CEHURD focuses its efforts on critical issues of human rights and health systems in East Africa such as sexual and reproductive health rights, trade and health, and medical ethics which affect the vulnerable and less-advantaged populations such as women, children, orphans, sexual minorities, people living with HIV/AIDS, persons with disabilities, internally-displaced persons, refugee populations and victims of violence, torture, disasters and conflict.