“For Us We Are Like Forgotten People!” Assessment of Health Services in Amudat District

The report which spotlights gaps in realizing universal health coverage for marginalized communities, particularly in Amudat District, Karamoja region, calls on government to fully meet its Constitutional obligations to safeguard the right to health.

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Citizen Participation in Local Government Service Delivery Processes in Uganda

This research assesses the implementation of citizen participation in local government service delivery processes in Uganda with the focus on the sub sectors of education, water and health.


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Oral statement on Human and Peoples' Rights -Nouakchott, Mauritania.

Oral statement made by the Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER) to the 62th Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, Nouakchott, Mauritania.

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Education Baraza Report: Kayonza Sub-county, Kayunga District

Education Barazas form part of the Right to Education community engagements that is aimed at bridging the communication gap between the community and the various Local District leadership. This report focused on the factors contributing to the poor performance in Primary Leaving Examination in Kayonza Sub-county, Kayunga District.

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"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 health care with the lack of health facilities, poor state of existing facilities and the lack of ambulances and emergency services. Failure to address these disparities disproportionately affects women and poor people living in remote areas. 

Education Committee Report on Closure of Private Schools by the Ministry of Education and Sports.

A Report of the Education Committee of Parliament on Closure of Private Schools by the Ministry of Education and Sports

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Statement to Parliament On Operations Of The Uganda Bridge International Academies By The Hon. Minister Of Education And Sports.

A statement to Parliament by the Minister of Education and Sports on Closure of Uganda Bridge International Academies for not complying with the Education Basic Requirements and Minimum Standards.

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Oral Statement made by the Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER) to the 61st Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

As we celebrate 30 years of the Commission, African states should promote and protect Economic and Social rights and not regard them as mere development goals. African States continue to lag behind in realization of Economic and Social rights, particularly for vulnerable groups.

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Are They Effective? An Audit of Social Accountability Mechanisms in Local Government Processes in Uganda

This report presents findings from a study undertaken to interrogate the status of social accountability mechanisms in local government processes in Uganda, which focused particularly on the health, education and water sectors. The study, which was conducted in the districts of Bushenyi, Iganga, Kayunga, Kumi, Kyenjonjo and Mbale, used a mixture of qualitative and quantitative methods.

Results for the Advocacy Campaign on Accountability in schools implementing the USE program under the Public Private Partnership Scheme

ISER and Trac FM ran an advocacy campaign on accountability in schools implementing USE under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) scheme on 9 radio stations across the country to collect citizen’s views of PPPs in education.

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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 (UPR) November 2016

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Health Baraza Report, Kangulumira Sub County, Kayunga District September 2016

Health Barazas are funded under an ISER project: “Promoting Social and Economic Rights in Uganda” and are implemented on a quarterly basis to facilitate community engagement with duty bearers at the local government level.

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