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    Ethical and human rights considerations in public health in low and middle-income countries: an assessment using the case of Uganda’s responses to COVID-19 pandemic
    with Joseph Ochieng, Erisa Mwaka Sabakaki, Fredrick Nelson Nakwagala, and John Barugahare
    BMC Medical Ethics 21 (1): 1-12. 2020.
    BackgroundIn response to COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Uganda adopted public health measures to contain its spread in the country. Some of the initial measures included refusal to repatriate citizens studying in China, mandatory institutional quarantine, and social distancing. Despite being a public health emergency, the measures adopted deserve critical appraisal using an ethics and human rights approach. The goal of this paper is to formulate an ethics and human rights criteria for eval…Read more