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

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

Filename CEHURD-SH-REPORT-final.pdf
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Date added July 25, 2019
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Category General, Reports
Tags health rights
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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 protected for better education outcomes and national development. In view of this, CEHURD assessed the Draft School Health Policy with the lens of Human Rights Normative
and Comparative Approach.

The assessment utilized secondary data sources of information and key informant interviews. It focused on determining the extent to which the draft policy integrated Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA) principles (participation, accountability, non-discrimination (equality), indivisibility, rule of law) and components of AAAQ Framework (availability, accessibility, acceptability and quality). In addition, a comparative analysis of the between policy development pathway in Uganda and other countries including Kenya, Zimbabwe and South Africa was conducted.