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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.

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.

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...

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 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...

Case Study Report: Review of constitutional provisions on the right to health in Uganda

This case study is produced by the Centre for Human Rights and Development (CEHURD) in the theme work on health rights and law of the Regional Network for Equity in Health in East and Southern Africa (EQUINET). It examines how the right to health is enforced in Uganda, how it was implemented, and...

CEHURD Strategic Plan 2020-2024

We are a non-profit, research and advocacy organization which is pioneering the justiciability of the right to health. Founded in 2010, Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHU...

CEHURD's Safe Guarding Policy

Safeguarding means promoting and protecting people's health, wellbeing and human rights, and enabling them to live free from harm, exploitation and abuse. A safeguarding approach means identifying and minimizing the risk of harm to children and adults from staff, representatives and partners; our...

CEHURD's Whistle Blowing Policy

We are committed to conducting our business with honesty and integrity and we expect all staff to maintain high standards in accordance with our policies and procedures. However, all organisations face the risk of things going wrong from time to time or of unknowingly harbouring illegal or unethi...

Comparative review: Implementation of constitutional provisions on the right to healthcare in Kenya and Uganda

The right to healthcare is a fundamental human right. It requires states to put in place policies and plans that will lead to available and accessible health services for their populace in the shortest possible time. Studies have shown the benefit to health in countries that have this right enshr...
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Concept for Tobacco Control Advocates Coalition meeting

The increasing prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), particularly cancers, heart disease and stroke, is emerging as a major public health challenge facing Uganda. The rise in rates of NCDs has been attributed to, among other reasons, high rates of tobacco smoking and poor lifestyle and ...
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Concept Note for the 4th Annual National Conference on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

4th Annual National Conference on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights 20th - 21st September 2017 Topic: Devolution and Service Delivery Theme: Local Government and Service Delivery in Uganda: Achievements, Challenges and the Way Forward.

COVID-19 IEC Materials

Protect yourself and your loved ones from the Corona virus by getting information on the virus and the best way to prevent it. You can access COVID-19 information, education and communication materials in Acholi, English, Luganda, Runyakitara and Swahili below. Special thanks to the Ministry o...

COVID19, SRHR and Health Systems

“Coronavirus makes clear what has been true all along. Your health is as safe as that of the worst-insured, worst-cared-for person in your society. It will be decided by the height of the floor, not the ceiling.” - Anand Giridharada The COVID-19 pandemic has created a huge public health crisis...