Classic 105 FM Radio through the busted show presenter Ciku Muiruri is accused of purporting to casually, recklessly and negligently disclose the HIV status of an alleged cheating spouse through a show called Busted. The media has a role ensuring they broadcast programmes that do not encourage stigma and discrimination against PLHIV’s. The hearing at [...]
This is the main programme of the organization and focuses on providing legal aid services to people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS. This will be done through:
- Pursuing public interest litigation for and on behalf of people living with or affected by HIV and AIDS to open the frontiers of justice for them. This will involve the use of strategic litigation as a tool to advance health rights and influence policies.
- Providing general and legal counseling to people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS as well as using alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.
- Conducting legal aid clinics with an aim of sensitizing and empowering communities to claim their rights from an informed perspective.
AIDS Law Project applauds land mark Judgment on access to quality generic medicines. The long awaited judgment was finally delivered on 20th April 2012 by Lady Justice Mumbi Ngugi: The case was filed by three petitioners (Patricia Asero, Maurine Atieno and Joseph Munyi), AIDS Law Project was enjoined as an interested party; and the UN [...]
Coram Lady Justice Ngugi – presiding Judge Mr. Luseno for the petitioners Mr. Omwanza for the interested party (AIDS Law Project) and amicus curiae ( UN Special Rapportuer on right to Health ) Ms Kimani for the respondents After almost three years of waiting since three petitioners living with HIV filed a constitutional petition challenging [...]
DATES: KIBERA AT SALVATION ARMY TRAINING CENTRE ON 5TH AND 6TH MAY 2011 and KARIOBANGI, 2nd and 3rd June 2011 With support through Open Society Initiative for East Africa (OSIEA), ALP rolled out legal literacy trainings in five informal settlement areas in Nairobi which include Kibera, Mathare, Kayole, Kawangware, and Kariobangi. ALP started by developed [...]
Patricia Asero Ochieng’ and
3 others Petitioners
The Attorney General Respondent
Aids Law Project 1st Interested party.
Annand Grover, United Nations Special
Rappoteur for health 2nd Interested party
STATEMENT OF MAIN ISSUE
In 2008, Parliament enacted an Anti-counterfeit Act (Act No. 13 of 2008) whose objective is to prohibit the trade in counterfeit goods. The Act was assented by the President on 24th December 2008. Date of commencement was 7th July 2009 through Legal Notice No. 115.
ALP is conducting legal literacy trainings in informal settlements in Nairobi with an aim of building the human rights capacity of People living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA’s) to enable them access justice and seek legal redress to their problems from a more informed perspective.
AIDS LAW PROJECT and Others –JUDICIAL REVIEW. 376 OF 2010 & THE MINISTER OF MEDICAL SERVICES & PHAMACY AND POSIONS BOARD
The matter came up for hearing on the 15th March 2011; this was a mention to confirm whether the parties had agreed to the consent.
Mr. Munge was present for the respondents; Ms. Onyango Oduor was present for KMA , Mr. Omwanza for the interested parties ( CSO’s), Mr. Otieno for the pharmaceutical association, and Mr. Mutinda for the state.
AIDS LAW PROJECT (ALP) – VS. – THE HON ATTORNEY GENERAL AND THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSCUTIONS
This matter came up for hearing before Hon. Justice Musinga on the 15th February 2011.
The Government of Kenya, through the Minister of State for Special Programmes in Legal Notice no. 80 published on 5th November 2010 stated that the commencement date for the operationalisation of section 24 of the HIV and AIDS Prevention and Control Act would be the 1st December 2010.
The minister for medical services,vide legal notice No. 191 of 2010 dated the 18th November, 2010has purported to levy a two percent freight on board value on all drugs imported into the country,this is in addition to the usual import declaration Fee (IDE) of 2.75% that is levied on such drugs.