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Promoting Patient Safety
The context of understanding and arguing a new paradigm for patient safety in Africa lies within the dominant modes of discourse that have influenced the health and development agenda globally.
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Equality in health accessibility
Think about the facilities in the rural areas where access to the national or regional blood banks is hundreds of miles away, do they even have the equipment for proper blood storage and safe blood transfusion?
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Simple solutions for complex problems
‘For understanding the context of health and illness in the country, decision makers, but also development aid partners, should go to the communities and listen to their needs. Donors and politicians do not want to see that; they stay in their meeting rooms and have no idea what is going on in the communities.
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The East Africa Healthcare Federation brings together seven East African countries namely Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan and Ethiopia.
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about us

HURIC-Uganda is an indigenous, non-profit organisation promoting health rights through a Human Rights based approach. The Strategic approach for the organization is based on the core principles of equality and non-discrimination in access to health and health rights services, accountability, citizen/community participation, adequacy and quality. 


To create a society in which human rights form the foundation of all decisions and interventions affecting the health and well being of people.


To protect the well-being of people living in Uganda by amplifying their voices in the decisions that affect them through empowerment, research and advocacy for a human based approach to health and its broader determinants

Our Programs


Research & Documentation

Our major work rolates around evidence based research and documenting evidence gathered


Health Rights advocacy

We involve practical activism and theological advocacy through movement building


Public Interest Litigation

Accountability is important for perpetrators of the law especially human rights violators


Social empowerment

Our work is aimed at improving the social status of the hard to reach communities

Latest Publications

Retroversion Transformation Approach

The partnerships contribution towards reverse knowledge innovation is indispensable in global health and development, without them, the global community would have failed to fully acclimate to its ever emerging health 

“Beyond aid” – Kampala Initiative

How to advance cooperation and solidarity within and beyond aid?” (15-16 November 2019), we successfully broadened the debate beyond the Network members, giving more space to civil society voices and perspectives

Simple solutions for complex problems

For understanding the context of health and illness in the country, decision makers, but also development aid partners, should go to the communities and listen to their needs. 


What role does civil society play in upholding fundamental human rights in universal health coverage and primary health care? What is needed to ensure that key, vulnerable and underserved populations benefit from universal health coverage?

News & Events

Digital Security

Cyber Security Camp

Huric joined Defenders Protection Initiative to address digital security training and movement building among regional organisations

public health

Myths Around COVID-19

Uganda is in a state of uncertainty in terms of health security due to the skyrocketing COVID-19 global pandemic cases being reported. 

Community Outreach

Struggle for Health-PHM

The International People’s Health University (IPHU) of the PHM is organizing a short training course “The Struggle for Health” for young health activists.

Recent Posts

Uganda Turns 60: A Look Back at a Country’s Progress

October 8, 2022

Uganda gained its independence 60 years ago and for that we need...

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Suicide Prevention in Uganda: A Growing Crisis Among Young People

September 10, 2022

Suicide rates have been steadily rising worldwide, but they’re growing at particularly...

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Why Africans are Rejecting the Covid-19 Vaccine

September 10, 2022

Since the mid-20th century, millions of Africans have died from diseases such...

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How Cyberbullying Impacts Mental Health

August 2, 2022

Depression A study found that cyberbullying is directly linked to an increased...

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