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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.

SOCIAL JUSTICE

Civil claims (including ‘small claims’) must be addressed.

EMPOWERMENT

We empower rights-holders to claim and protect their rights.

HEALTH RIGHTS

We work to advance health rights for vulnerable communities.

LITIGATION

We use strategic litigation to address health system gaps.

More about our work

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.

OUR LATEST NEWS

We undertake several projects and activities within our work. Below we share stories and updates from some of our latest activities.
THERE IS NO WAY ANYTHING IS GOING TO BE DONE FOR THE YOUNG PEOPLE WITHOUT THEM BECAUSE IT WILL BE AGAINST THEM! (THE IMPORTANCE OF MEANINGFUL YOUTH PARTICIPATION) I agree with World Contraception day ambassador Nana Abeulsoud when s...
The Constitutional Court of Uganda on 30th September, 2019 formally heard Constitution Petition No. 16 of 2011. This case was filed in 2011 by the Center for Health Human Rights & Development & others against the Attorney Gener...

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CASES & COMPLAINTS FILED BY CEHURD

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MATERNAL HEALTH COURT CASES

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CASES RULED IN FAVOUR OF CEHURD & OTHERS

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PUBLIC HEALTH COURT CASES

WE PROVIDE LEGAL SUPPORT

CEHURD provides legal support to persons whose rights have been infringed upon in Uganda and conduct strategic litigation to redress systematic problems in Uganda’s health system.
  • Public Health Laws
  • Strategic Litigation
  • Health Rights