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Litigating Tobacco Control in Uganda: Implications of British American Tobacco LTD Vs Attorney General and CEHURD

Uganda enacted the Tobacco Control Act (hereinafter called “the TCA”) in 2015 as part of fulfilment of Uganda’s obligations and commitment as a party to the World Health Organisation Framew...

Petition 16 Court ruling-30th October 2015

In a case filed by the Center for health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD), Mr.InzikuValenti, and Ms. Rhoda Kukiriza against the government of Uganda, the petitioners sought remedies for non-provision of basic maternal health commodities in public health facilities in Uganda that led to deat...

Petition 64 Judgement 2015

Judgement of Court; for petition 64 on mental health, that was filled by Center for Health, Human Rights and Development(CEHURD) in the constitutional court of Uganda. Read details of the judgement passed in October 2015.

Petition No. 409 Of 2009, Patricia Asero Ochieng, Maurine Atieno, Joseph Munyi & The Aids Law Project V. The Attorney General

The Petitioners aver that the enforcement and application of the Kenyan Anti- Counterfeit Act particularly sections 2, 32 and 34 will endanger their well being as they will be arbitrarily denied access to affordable and essential drugs and medication necessary for the fulfilment of the necessary ...

Ruling - Constitutional Application No. 26 of 2018 (SGBV Application)

This morning, we received a positive ruling in Constitutional Application No. 26 of 2018; Brief Background In 2018, CEHURD, Nnamala Mary & Kakeeto Simon filed Consitutional Application No. 26 of 2018 against the Attorney General seeking an order from Court to red...

The Journey of Litigating Reproductive Justice Cases; Lessons from Uganda

The Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD) has been a trailblazer in using litigation as a strategic tool to promote reproductive justice (RJ) in Uganda. It has actively engaged with courts and quasi-judicial bodies since its inception to advance the protection of the right to h...

Uganda Constitutional Court Ruling to Preliminary Objection of Petition N0. 16 of 2011

Four Petitioners filed this instant petition under the Provisions of Articles 137(3), (4) and Article 45 of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda and Rule 3 of the Constitutional Court (Petitions and References) Rules, SI NO. 91 of 2005.

UNAIDS welcomes Kenya High Court judgment on anti-counterfeit law

GENEVA, 20 April 2012—UNAIDS commends the High Court of Kenya for a ruling today that will safeguard access to affordable and quality life-saving generic medicines. The decision by the High Court found that the definition of “anti-counterfeit” within the 2008 Anti-Counterfeit Act was too broad.