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Cost of Education in Uganda (ESRA Brief Issue 15)

This policy brief offers a comprehensive exploration of the multifaceted challenges and opportunities within the Ugandan education system, reflecting the perspectives of a diverse array of stakeholders and experts. It...

CSO position paper on the tax bills for FY 2023-24

ISER is a member of the Ugandan Tax Justice Alliance under which we regularly submit positions on the annual tax bills that are before Parliament for approval. This particular paper...

The Debt – Fossil Fuel Trap: Why debt is a barrier to fossil fuel phase-out and what we can do about it

Did you know that global south countries owe more than $1.5 trillion in external debt, and that a large portion of this debt is linked to fossil fuel projects? This...


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Education Baraza report: Ngogwe Sub County, Buikwe District

Education Barazas form part of the Right to Education community engagements that is aimed at bridging the communication gap between...

Failing to Prioritise Health Financing in the Middle of a Pandemic: An Analysis of Uganda’s Health Sector Budget

The position paper follows a year of extra-ordinary socio-economic challenges as a result of the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. Like elsewhere...

Submission to the Health Committee of Parliament on the Public Health (Amendment) Bill, 2021

On 22nd February 2022, ISER made a presentation to the Health Committee of Parliament on the Public Health (Amendment) Bill...

Why Mulago Women’s Hospital will do very little to address Maternal and Child Mortality in Uganda

The majority of Ugandans can not afford services at Mulago Women's Hospital. Maternal and child mortality will continue being a...

“Here, When You Are Poor, You Die”: Healthcare on Sigulu Islands

This report, focuses on Sigulu islands, an amalgamation of islands in Namayingo District, and finds widespread disparities in access to...

OHCHR Joint Submission for Uganda’s Universal Periodic Review

Report prepared by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) for Uganda's Universal Periodic Review...

Progress on safeguarding the Right to Education, Right to Health and Rights of Vulnerable Groups in Uganda

This report addresses the status of Uganda’s realisation of the rights to education and health and rights of vulnerable groups....

Background paper for Uganda’s national action plan on business and human rights

This paper discusses Uganda’s need for a National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights in the context of implementing...

Education Baraza Report: Najja Subcounty, Buikwe District

Education Barazas form part of the Right to Education community engagements that is aimed at bridging the communication gap between...