Challenge to policy makers to pass the patients’ rights and responsibilities Bill into Law as early as possible to save lives

The patients’ rights and responsibilities Bill that is still in its draft form seeks to empower patients to participate in the process of seeking or receiving health care and it also requires a patient to be treated with respect and dignity  Once this Bill is passed into law it will ensure that patients who go to both private and government …

Ministry of Health Press release on Falsified Hepatitis B Vaccine.

Sometime in March, Ugandans were disturbed by the adverse side effects that would arise as a result of the falsified Hepatitis B vaccine that was being administered in many health facilities.Enforcement of Patients and Health Workers’ Rights(EPHWOR) petitioned NDA and ministry of health of the medical-legal implication and violation of patients rights. We appreciate the efforts of the ministry of …