Ugandan court declares maternal health a constitutional right

20 August
Flag of Uganda (photo credit: pixabay)
Flag of Uganda (photo credit: pixabay)
Uganda’s Constitutional Court has ruled that the government’s failure to provide basic maternal healthcare services violates the constitution and subjects women to inhumane and degrading treatment. [ . . . ] The court ruled that authorities have to increase maternal health spending and make sure personnel are properly trained and facilities equipped within two years.
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