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Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, 1995.

CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA, 1995. Commencement: 8 October, 1995. The Preamble. WE THE PEOPLE OF UGANDA: RECALLING our history which has been characterised by political and constitutional instability; RECOGNISING our struggles against the forces of tyranny, oppression and exploit...

Model Provisions to Promote access to affordable medicines in the Industrial Property Bill 2009

Uganda’s Industrial Property Bill of 2009, is TRIPS-plus. This extensive protection, coupled with the failure to utilise the flexibilities that the TRIPS Agreement offers LDCs, has negative implications for access to affordable medicines by Ugandans. This booklet highlights, clause-by-clause, som...

Parliamentary Policy Brief: A Right to Health Analysis of Uganda's National Health Insurance Scheme Bill

This Parliamentary Policy Brief provides a right to health analysis of the Government of Uganda’s proposed National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) Bill No. 27 of 2019. The brief is based on an analysis of the provisions of the bill and measures these against the binding and authoritative standard...

Proposals For Legal Reform And Review On The Right To Health and SRHR

Uganda does not have a law that comprehensively incorporates the Right to Health, although certain Constitutional provisions can be construed as directly or indirectly, protecting the people’s right to health. Cognizant of the fact that the National Objectives and Directive Principles of Stat...

Proposed Amendments On The Sexual Offences Bill 2019

Sexual offences are a daily occurrence within communities and these have largely become a public health and human rights concern not only for Uganda but also around the globe. The high prevalence of sexual offences has been consistently documented in the annual police crime reports. For instance ...
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The Medical and Dental Practitioners Act

Commencement: 30 January, 1998. An Act to consolidate the law relating to the medical and dental practice and for other connected purposes.
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The Mental Treatment Act

Commencement: 31 August, 1938. An Act to make provision for the care of persons of unsound mind and for the management of mental hospitals in Uganda.
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The National Drug Policy and Authority Act

An Act to establish a national drug policy and a national drug authority to ensure the availability, at all times, of essential, efficacious and cost-effective drugs to the entire population of Uganda, as a means of providing satisfactory health care and safeguarding the appropriate use of dr...
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The Nurses and Midwives Act

Commencement: 8 November, 1996. An Act to provide for the training, registration enrollment and discipline of nurses and midwives of all categories and for other matters connected to the above.
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The Occupational Safety and Health Act

An Act to consolidate, harmonize and update the law relating to occupational safety and health; to repeal the Factories Act, Cap 220 and to provide for connected matters
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The Public Health Act

An Act to consolidate the law regarding the preservation of public health.
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Uganda's Industrial Property Act,2014

An Act to provide for the promotion of inventive and innovative activities, to facilitate the acquisition of technology through the grant and regulation of patents, utility models, industrial designs and technovations and to provide for the designation of a registrar, to provide for the functions...