Uganda Supreme Court Returns Maternal Deaths Case To Constitutional Court, Opening Door For More Litigation
VOA News: Uganda Court Ruling on Maternal Deaths Having Wider Impact
“In Uganda, a court case involving two women who died in childbirth at government hospitals could have widespread legal implications. A Supreme Court ruling in the matter has opened the door to lawsuits in cases where the government fails to provide proper health care. … Uganda’s Constitutional Court is expected to take up the case of the deceased women sometime early next year” (Roosblad, 12/17).
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