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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...

Integration of the Human Rights Based Approach into healthcare delivery in selected health facilities in Uganda

The Center for Health, Human Rights and Development (CEHURD), part- nered with the Uganda National Commission for UNESCO to undertake an assessment on the application of the HRBA principles in the delivery of health care in 40 selected public and private not for profit facilities in central and n...
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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...
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Meeting Report for NCDs in Uganda Study Sharing & Validation

CEHURD, in partnership with Uganda National Tobacco Control Association (UNTCA) and with support from UNDP, commissioned a study in November, 2013 to assess the status of NCDs in Uganda, analyze perceptions and use of tobacco among youths in universities in Kampala and Mukono districts. Hence a m...
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National Stakeholder Meeting on Ending Unsafe Abortion in Uganda

Unsafe abortions constitute a huge burden to the health system. Approximately 40% of admissions for emergency obstetric care in Uganda are a result of unsafe abortion. Yet unsafe abortion and its consequences come at a premium: each year, the health system spends up to Ushs7.5 billion on treating...
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NCDs and the Civil Society in Uganda

NCDs remain conditions of late diagnosis in Uganda with a majority of people ignorant about the presentation of NCDs.
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Participatory Approach to Facilitate People Centered Health System

The Regional Network for Equity in Health in East and Southern Africa (EQUINET), TARSC organized a training workshop on participatory methods for a people centered health system which was attended by CEHURD.

Petition No. 409 Of 2009, Patricia Asero Ochieng, Maurine Atieno, Joseph Munyi & The Aids Law Project V. The Attorney General

The Petitioners aver that the enforcement and application of the Kenyan Anti- Counterfeit Act particularly sections 2, 32 and 34 will endanger their well being as they will be arbitrarily denied access to affordable and essential drugs and medication necessary for the fulfilment of the necessary ...

Promoting and strengthening the interconnectedness of research, training, policy and practice to contribute towards the attainment of universal access to SRHR in Africa

The SET-SRHR project (strengthening education and training in sexual and reproductive health and rights) regional conference held at Entebbe-Uganda, aimed at supporting and strengthening the interconnectedness of research, training, policy and practice in sexual and reproductive health and rights...

Realising Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights of Adolescent Girls and Young Women Living in Slums in Uganda: A Qualitative Study

Sexual and reproductive health rights are critical entitlements best supported through human rights-based approaches empowering duty-bearers and rights-holders. Implementing these requires information on the current needs and challenges faced by those seeking to claim their sexual and reproducti...

Regional meeting on health system governance and community participation in health

CEHURD, in partnership with the Learning Network for Health and Human Rights (South Africa), and with support from International Development Research Centre (IDRC), is implementing a project titled, Health system governance: Community participation as a key strategy for realizing the right to hea...
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Report of the Sectoral Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs on the Industrial Property Bill, 2009

The Industrial Property Bill, 2009 was read for the first time on 9th July 2009 in the 8th Parliament. It was re-introduced by a Resolution of Parliament in the 9th Parliament on 31st October 2011 and re-read for the first time on 23rd February 2012. It was referred to the Committee on Legal and ...
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Report of the Sectoral Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs on the Industrial Property Bill, 2009

The Industrial Property Bill, 2009 was read for the first time on 9th July 2009 in the 8th Parliament. It was re-introduced by a Resolution of Parliament in the 9th Parliament on 31st October 2011 and re-read for the first time on 23rd February 2012. It was referred to the Committee on Legal and ...
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Request for an Extension of the Transitional Period under Article 66.1 of the Trips Agreement for Least Developed Country Members With Respect to Pharmaceutical Products

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has expressed concern that "without extension of the transition period, access to antiretroviral therapy and other key medicines in LDCs will face real challenges"4 and with "a real danger …progress that has been made to improve access to...

Resolution Expressing EALA’s Unequivocal Support for an Extension of the Transition Period under Article 66.1 of Trips Agreement for Least Developed Countries (LDCs)

REAFFIRMING THAT Article 66.1 of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (the "TRIPS Agreement") accorded Least Developed Country Members a ten-year exemption from most obligations under the TRIPS Agreement in view of the special needs and requirements of the Least ...