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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 ...

Report on the implementation of the Mulago hospital case judgement

In the Mulago hospital case, CEHURD, Micheal Mubangizi and Jennifer Musimenta sued the Executive Director of the Mulago National Referral Hospital and Attorney General, challenging the systemic gaps in the health care system, which resulted into the loss/disappearance of Micheal Mubangiz and Jenn...
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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 ...

Sexual Reproductive Health Rights Movement Building Report

On 1st to 2nd July 2019, CEHURD convened a Conversation on Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHRs) Movement Building in Entebbe-Uganda. The Conversation attracted a cross range of over 45 SRHR activists, policy makers, funding partners and other stakeholders - focusing on the need to streng...

Speaking Up: A human rights assessment of Uganda's draft school health policy

This report presents the findings of the assessment of the Uganda’s Draft School Health Policy. In 2018, the Uganda Ministry of Education and Sports, and Ministry of Health developed the Draft School Health Policy to ensure that health status and rights of school going children are respected and ...
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The Burden of Tobacco Use in Uganda

In Uganda, about 13,500 people die every year due to tobacco related illnesses
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The burden of NCDs in Uganda

In 2010, NCDS killed 1,064,000 people in Uganda. 61% of deaths due to NCDs occur below the age of 70, It is estimated that for every 100,000 men in Uganda in 2010, 1,094 men died of NCDs, Of these deaths, 12% were due to cancer,15%were due to chronic respiratory diseases, 51% due to diabetes and ...

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 Role of the Media in Tobacco Control Advocacy

The role of media is to raise issues, to put decision makers to task to explain the issues.
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Tobacco and NCDs

Tobacco use is an important modifiable risk factor common to all major NCDs, causing over 16 percent of all NCD deaths. Approximately 5.4 million people die each year due to tobacco and this is expected to rise to over 8 million by the year 2030.
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Understanding advocacy and engagement in NCDs and Tobacco Control Advocacy

Tobacco is the only legally available consumer product which kills people when it is used entirely as intended. Tobacco is rated the world’s leading killer; causes cancers of the throat, lungs, stomach, pancreas, kidneys, intestines, cervix and bladder.

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...
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Why Work in a Coalition?

Ms. Joy Asasira shares her Experiences, achievements, and challenges working and coordinating a national Coalition and why it is important for CSO working on NCDs & Tobacco to explore the same.