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How one organization is using the law to improve maternal and child health in Uganda

  • Dec 17, 2015
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Protestors in Kampala march to court in 2012 to deliver a complaint following the court's delay in delivering judgment on the CEHURD case involving Sylvia Nalubowa and Jennifer Anguko, two women who died in childbirth. (Photo : Courtesy of CEHURD)
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In 2011, a landmark and highly publicized court case brought international attention to the state of maternal and child health in Uganda. Niki Wilson explains how the organization involved in the case continues to use the law to spur changes in the country.? Part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world?, a partnership between the International Development Research Centre and Canadian Geographic.?


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