The rule of law as a social determinant of health (Part 2)

Gaborone High Court. PIC. MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Gaborone High Court. PIC. MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Universal health coverage (UHC) is a target under the SDGs, but also serves as a platform that brings together diverse programmes and actions for health and development.

The realisation of UHC and the SDGs require collaborative partnerships across sectors of government, diverse stakeholders and communities to address the many seemingly intractable health and development challenges.

Appropriate legal frameworks are an essential tool in tackling these challenges and underpin efforts to advance health in the SDGs.

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Molepolole unrest: Urgent attention on missing person cases

From Jakoba's mysterious disappearance on November 9 to the grim discovery of his remains at Mosinki Lands, a gap in the response mechanisms of the police and village leadership has been laid bare. The community's anger is evident, seen in the attack on Bakang Masole, the man found driving Jakoba's taxi and the main suspect, and the subsequent riot. Residents express discontent, citing a troubling trend of missing persons cases often...

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