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The Legal and Policy Framework on Medical Abortion Self-Care Policy Brief - 2023

This policy brief highlights the urgent need to address these challenges and emphasizes the importance of ensuring universal access to legal and safe abortion services for girls and women of reproductive age worldwide. It advances conversations on the need for comprehensive policies and interven...

The Legal Empowerment and Social Accountability (LESA Action) Baseline Report

The Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD) with support from the Office of the prime Minister under the Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU) action, which is funded by the European Union conducted a baseline study which aimed at collecting initial data on project in...
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The Tobacco Control Bill 2014

The existing legal framework for tobacco control i.e. the Tobacco (Control and Marketing) Act Cap. 35 and the National Tobacco Corporation Act, Cap.316 do not match up with Uganda’s obligations as a party to the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. The laws were enac...

Tracking The Progress And Implications Of The Global Financing Facility (In This Case Results - Based Financing) In The Healthcare Sector In Uganda

This study was commissioned by the Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD), a not-for-profit research and advocacy organization in collaboration with the Uganda Debt Network (UDN) and Wemos. The core objective was to study the progress of the Global Financing Facility (GFF) in...

Training guide on the Harm Reduction Model and Abortion Self-care

With support from International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), CEHURD has developed a training manual/guide to provide a step-by-step, hands-on guide to the training of health service providers in using the abortion Harm Reduction Model and medical abortion self-care. The training guide a...

Understanding the Law and Policy on safe abortion in Uganda: 5 Quick Steps

This document was developed to guide health service providers by the lawyers of the Legal Support Network (LSN). The Network brings together lawyers that provide pro bono legal services to health service providers caught up in the criminal justice system for providing abortion related services. ...

Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Advocacy Fact sheet on Health Rights

Download the Fact sheet for the Third cycle of the fortieth session of the Universal Periodic Review on human rights council under the theme ''Right To The Highest Attainable Standard Of Physical And Mental Health In Uganda'' compiled by the Center for Health, Human Righ...
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Urgent Appeal on the exportation of Ugandan health workers to Trinidad and Tobago, to the special rapporteur on the right to the highest attainable standard of mental and physical health

This letter is to request your urgent attention and action regarding the bilateral arrangement entered into between the Government of Uganda and the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago for the deployment, transfer and exportation of over 260 public health workers to the service of t...

Utilising Flexibilities In The TRIPs Agreement January 2019 To Advance Access To Medicine In Kenya And Uganda

The Center for Health, Human rights and Development(CEHURD) in partnership with Kenya Legal and Ethical Issues Network on HIV and AIDS (KELIN) and Aidsfonds conducted a study on the "Utili...

Violations of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the era of the Global Gag Rule and COVID-19 - CEHURD

This paper has been produced as an institutional position paper and follows our ongoing research and advocacy on the US Global Gag Rule and its effects on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in Uganda and the rest of the Global South. The ideas represented here were developed in co...