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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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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 2021 Annual Report

Welcome to the FY2021 edition of our annual report, themed “Smooth Leadership Transition is Possible in African NGOs.” The year will remain a historical one for the Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD) as we experienced great milestones and major institutional changes amidst t...

CEHURD Seclusion case judgment.

The Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD) 0n 8th April 2018 joined other Civil Society Organisations working with People with Disabilities as well as the Uganda Medical Association to condemn a Judgment by the High Court of Uganda which declared the practice of torturing mental...

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...