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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 Annual Report 2022

We are excited to share with you our Annual Report for the year 2022, highlighting the valuable lessons learned, significant milestones achieved, and the outstanding programmatic and operational efforts undertaken by our secretariat staff. This report showcases how CEHURD successfully navigated t...

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...

Civil Society Organisations' Position Paper on the Health Sub-Programme in Response to the National Budget Framework Paper Financial Year 2022/23

This position paper presents findings from a rapid assessment and monitoring of health facilities conducted by Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD) and her partners in the districts of Arua, Mityana and Mayuge. The findings were triangulated by available documentary evidence. ...

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.

Consensus Statement On Key Health Issues To Be Addressed By The Parliamentary Health Committee In The 11th Parliament Of Uganda

Between 22nd and 24th of October, Center for Health, Human Rights and Development convened an orientation for the new committee of Health of the Parliament of Uganda. As an outcome of this orientation retreat, a consensus statement was developed, discussed, agreed upon and signed. The consensu...

Court Judgement in the Autism Case -Perez Mwase: (CEHURD and Ors Vs Buyende District Local Government and Anor)

Background: In 2016 during one of the community outreaches conducted by the Center for Health Human Rights and Developed (CEHURD), the team came across a minor aged 12 years who hadn’t been growing normally since the age of 4 and whose condition hadn’t been established despite...

Court Order On Regulation of COVID-19 Treatment Costs

''Health is a social right the should not be left in the hands of service providers'' -Mr Mulumba Moses, Executive Director-CEHURD. On 8th July, the High Court heard the case of Mulumba Moses & Center for Health Human Rights and Development (CEHURD) vs Attorney General, The Medical and De...

COURT RULING; Miscellaneous Cause No. 185 of 2022

In the case of Center for Health, Human Rights, and Development (CEHURD), Mugerwa Raymond and Sentongo Robert Versus Jaro Hospital Limited and Odongo James (Miscellaneous Cause No. 185 of 2022), where Mugerwa Raymond a 14-year-old was unlawfully and illegally detained over nonpayment of hospital ...

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...