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Member Spotlight: Denis Bukenya

DENIS BUKENYA In the first instalment of our new series “Member Spotlight” we highlight the work of Denis Bukenya from the Human Rights Research Documentation Center (HURIC) and People’s Health Movement and member of the Health Workers for All Coalition Steering Committee. My commitment to realize health workers for allI am a Health Rights Lawyer turned activist with a niche in Human Resources […]

Watch the GAP task group and analytical paper on the Global Action Plan for Healthy Lives and Well-being for All

We are happy to share with you our critical civil society perspective on the implementation of the “Global Action Plan for Healthy Lives and Well-Being for All”. This is contributory piece and a fulfillment to one of the commitments (come up with paper) that were made by the “Watch The GAP” Task force during the two-day “Kampala Initiative” workshop. The […]

Global action plan for healthy lives and well-being (GAP)

In 2018, Ghana, Germany and Norway requested the World Health Organization (WHO) to take the lead in improving alignment and coordination of international cooperation in the health sector. As a result, 12 multilateral organisations pledged to better align their work in support of countries working towards the health-related SDGs: the Global Action Plan for Healthy Lives and Well-being (GAP). For several years, […]

Implementation of sensitive Public Health TRIPS Flexibilities in African Region Intellectual Property Organization 

The meeting focused on implementation of public health sensitive TRIPS Flexibilities in the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) to promote access to medicines. This Meeting was attended by key civil society organizations and government officials from countries that are members to ARIPO and signatory to the Harare Protocol, diverse stakeholders in health from the African region, international development and […]

COPASAH Symposium 2019 , October 14-18, New Delhi

The theme of the COPGS 2019 was Leaving No One Behind: Strengthening Community Centred Health Systems for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals. The Symposium was organised between 15th and 18th October 2019 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi – India. This brought together 500 practitioners from diverse social – cultural contexts including COPASAH members from Latin America, Eastern Europe, Sub Saharan African, […]

Result Based Financing (RBF) Updates meeting

This was a meeting organized to give updates on the Result Based Financing Mechanism (RBF)/Uganda Reproductive Maternal Child Health Improvement Project (URMCHIP) performance. The RBF assessment was done in Hoima, Mityana and Butaleja district. This also identified the advocacy opportunities for the civil society where we can engage to improve the performance of the URMCHIP in the districts where it […]

HURIC & PHM At Medicus Mundi 2018 International Conference On The Social Determinants Of Health

We presented on People’s Health Movement-Uganda and HURIC’s growing involvement in strengthening the social determinants of Health, through; social accountability initiatives such as, Active civic engagement through civil society organizations’ involvement, and Community participation as a new global paradigm in health systems strengthening. Experiences of the People’s Health Movement and HURIC in Uganda and explore the challenges and opportunities for […]

PHM/MMI Statement At 72nd World Health Assembly On UHC By Michael Ssemakula From HURIC-UG

Link to the statement: “Whilst we see World Health Organization’s work on Primary Health Care as a step forward, there are still issues to address. The 1978 Declaration of Alma-Ata put forward a vision of Comprehensive Primary Health Care (CPHC), rooted in “health as a human right” and the “spirit of social justice.” Alma-ata proposed to achieve Health for all by […]