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A review of Kenyan, Ugandan and Tanzanian public health law relevant to equity in health

This report presents a review of the public health laws in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania that impact on equity in health to assess the extent to which the current legal framework addresses public health and health equity, recognising the changing challenges, contexts and policies in all three countr...

Advocating for the Right to Reproductive Health Care in Uganda. The import of Constitutional Petition No.16 of 2011

This brief aims to explain the context of landmark petition the Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD) and other partners have filed in the Constitutional Court seeking to secure among others a declaration that non-provision of essential maternal health commodities in a gove...
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CEHURD Annual Report 2016

The Center For Health Human Rights and Development Annual Report for the year 2016.
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Constitutional provisions for the right to health in east and southern Africa

This report presents a desk review of the constitutional provisions on the right to health in 14 countries in east and southern Africa (ESA) covered by EQUINET: Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe and Za...
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Content and Context of Uganda's Tobacco Control Bill 2014

The existing legal framework for tobacco control does not protect citizens against the harms of tobacco use and exposure of tobacco smoke in line with the FCTC and its implementation guidelines
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Copyright, access to learning materials and the role of University Libraries

Copyright is understood to protect the economic and moral rights of creators of literary, music and other works. The copyright law gives creators exclusive rights to authorise different uses of their works. The law however attempts to provide a balance between the private rights of creators and ...
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CSMMUA Strategic Planning Meeting Report

CSMMUA Strategic Planing Meeting Country Lake Resort, Garuga 11th – 12th February, 2016 Meeting Report
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Effects of Tobacco on HIV Affected communities

It has been established that exposure to tobacco through smoking is associated with poorer outcomes in HIV-associated opportunistic infections, of which TB is the commonest. The incidence rates of TB have risen rapidly as a result of the HIV epidemic. Evidence further indicates that smokers are a...
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FACING UGANDA’S LAW ON ABORTION

Maternal mortality continues to be a formidable factor in the realization of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in Uganda. Indeed 343 women out of every 100,000 women die from preventable pregnancy-related complications each year and many more suffer serious and often permanent d...

GFF Uganda - CEHURD - Participation

This report presents findings from a scoping assessment of the Global Financing Facility (GFF) for Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) as a development funding model and Uganda’s readiness to implement the project. The GFF model uses a hybrid funding approach tha...
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IDRC Project - First Progress Report

This project aims to identify, in two sites, one in South Africa and one in Uganda, opportunities for best practice in utilising community participation as a vehicle for realising health rights. The focus on developing models for community participation in health is intended to speak to strategie...
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IDRC Project - Second Progress Report

This project aims to identify, in two sites, one in South Africa and one in Uganda, opportunities for best practice in utilising community participation as a vehicle for realising health rights. The focus on developing models for community participation in health is intended to speak to strategie...

In access: Monitoring Access to Maternal Health Commodities in Uganda

At 435 deaths per 100,000 live births, an estimated 6,000 women die from giving birth every year (Ministry of finance 2011). This report summarises trends in availability of Key maternal health commodities at selected public health facilities in Uganda.
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Institutional Policy on Copyright as a Tool for Copyright Reform in Uganda

At the September meeting of the Vice Chancellors' Forum in Fort Portal, it was resolved that "copyright reform and the evolution of open institutional IP policies should be on the agenda for their next meeting in December at Uganda Christian University." The Consortium of Ugandan University Libra...
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Is Uganda ready to deal with the burden of Non-Communicable diseases?

NCDs particularly; cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancers, as well as chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases are becoming increasingly important as causes of morbidity and mortality in the Ugandan population. Uganda has one of the youngest populations in the world, with over 69% of the popula...
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Joint UN Expert Technical Opinion on Maternal Health and he Right to Health in The Matter of Constitutional Petition No. 16 Of 2011

WHO Country Office, Uganda, was contacted by the Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD) on 13th April 2011 requesting for a WHO technical opinion on areas of maternal mortality and right to health in respect of the Constitutional Petition No. 16 of 2011 filed by four petitioners...