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2020 ANNUAL REPORT -CEHURD

We are excited to present to you our 2020 Annual Report with lessons on how CEHURD responded to the outbreak of COVID-19 last year. “All institutions are faced with the challenge to remain relevant, and therefore what makes one different is the way they take lessons from their experiences and ...

A Briefing Note For Members Of Parliament On Key Health And Human Rights Issues

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), UHC means that all people have access to the health services they need (prevention, promotion, treatment, rehabilitation and palliation) without the risk of financial hardship when paying for them. In this brief, we highlight key health and hum...

A briefing note; Taking stock of the Status of Maternal Health Status and Key Health Rights Issues in Uganda

The health of the population is a development issue. The Uganda Vision 2040 identifies human capital development as a key driver of economic transformation through harnessing of the potential demographic dividend (DD). The demographic dividend is defined as “an opportunity for economic grow...
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A guide for adolescent girls & young women, & support organizations

A guide for adolescent girls and young women together with their supporting organizations in addressing Sexual and Gender Based Organizations.

A Technical Brief On The Role Of The Judiciary In Adjudicating Sexual And Reproductive Health And Rights Violations During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Inevitably, sexual and reproductive health rights were violated during the lockdown. According to a UNFPA document on teenage pregnancy in Uganda during and post Covid-19 lockdown, Eastern Uganda (Busoga) was reported to have the highest reported cases with Luuka district alone reporting more th...

A Walk Through the CEHURD Garden; Situating Ourselves in the SRHR Movement in Uganda

The book "A Walk Through the CEHURD Garden" presents the story of the Centre for Health Rights and Development (CEHURD) through the perspectives of various authors, offering an in-depth analysis of the organization's impact on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) and its role as a mai...

Access to Medicines Study

In its resolution 17/14, the Human Rights Council mandated the Special Rapporteur to prepare a study on existing challenges with regard to access to medicines in the context of the right to health, ways to overcome them and good practices.

ADVOCACY STRATEGY; Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Coalition (PISCCA)

Despite various efforts, there are persistent challenges - unequal access to healthcare, violence against women, lack of protection of the rights of women, discrimination against the girl child, among others. SRHR remains a controversial and contentious topic in Uganda’s social, legal and policy ...

An Overview of Uganda’s Feminist Movement (PISCCA)

This research aims to provide an overview of the evolution of the feminist movement in Uganda. It highlights the distinguishing characteristics of modern feminist movements in pre-colonial Uganda, colonial Uganda, and postcolonial Uganda. The purpose of this study is to explore the unique his...

Anti-Fraud, Anti-Bribery And Anti-Corruption Policy

The Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD)’s core values highlight the fact that we uphold integrity, professionalism and ethical conduct of all staff at all times and we have zero-tolerance for any practices of fraud, bribery and corruption. CEHURD is committed to conducting bu...

Call for Applications for the Mentorship Programme 2023

The Centre for Health, Human Rights and Development seeks to support a group of young females affiliated to organisations in the areas of Advocacy, Gender and Climate Change, Public speaking and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights as part of its mentorship program. Submit your applicatio...

Call For Expression Of Interest For A Short-Term Consultancy Service To Conduct A Mapping And Capacity Assessment For Civil Society Organizations On Governance And Accountability In Koboko And Maracha Districts

The Center for Health, Human Rights, and Development (CEHURD), with support from the European Union through the Office of the Prime Minister under the Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU) Action, is seeking for a consultant to conduct a mapping and assessment of the local CSOs / CBOs...

Call for Prequalification Applications 2024-2027

CEHURD invites applications from eligible firms for prequalification to provide goods and non-consultancy services. Application letters and requirements should be submitted to support@cehurd.org no later than 15th March 2024.

Capacity Building Plan; Sexual And Reproductive Health And Rights Coalition Partners (PISCCA)

The Capacity Building Plan is applicable to Center for Health, Human rights and Development and her partners. It can be reviewed and amended periodically as the need arises, this plan aims to address the different organizational capacity gaps that were identified during OCA and Identify the appro...

Capacity of Adolescents to Consent to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services: The Case for Policy, Legal and Pragmatic Reform

Uganda’s laws prescribe 18 years as the age of adulthood, at this age an individual is deemed to have the capacity to make their own decisions. The capacity of minors to consent is an area of contention with conflicting laws, policies and practices. While it is reasonable that parents should cont...

Case Brief: Uganda V Kato Frederick Criminal Case 56 of 2020

Representing Doctor caught up in the Justice System for Provision of Post-Abortion Care In April 2020, the accused was arrested for allegedly committing the offence of Supply of Drugs to procure abortion contrary to Section 143 of the Penal Code Act, Cap. 120 of the Laws of Ug...

Case Digest - Simplified Version: Challenging Mulago Hospital on Newborn Care and Management

This is a simplified version of the brief on the groundbreaking Mulago case1 in which Jennifer Musiimenta and her husband Michael Mubangizi – together with Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD) – took Mulago National Referral Hospital to court after the mysterious disappearance...