Talibita Moses

Position: Lecturer

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Talibita Moses is a lawyer working with Uganda National Health Consumer’s Organisation, patient rights campaigner, a lecturer at the School of Sciences- Nkumba University, and a consultant on Natural Resources laws[national and international. In his 10+ years’ experience has participated in public policy analysis, advocacy, and legislative writing and drafting. This led to the enactment of the Tobacco Control Act no. 22 of 2015 and the Patient Rights and Responsibilities Bill of 2019, Tobacco Control Regulations of 2019, the national medicines policy of Uganda, and several health sector-based bills of parliament. He also moderates workshops, writes press statements, responds to media concerns, writes Opinions of topical issues such as health, patient detentions, intellectual property on medicines, tobacco taxation, and budget allocations to Health sector.
Talibita is also trained in Budget Advocacy and costing tobacco Control programming; Tobacco Industry Interference monitoring and countering; Citizenship, Governance, And Accountability In Health; Media relations for Civil society leaders; Tobacco Control Media reporting, and Tobacco Tax Advocacy.

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Publications 
MEDIA  ADVOCACY ARTICLES 
  1. Talibita, M. (2015 ). Include the right to health in constitution. Kampala : Daily Monitor .
  2. Talibita, M. (2015 , July 28th ). Invest in Health entrepreneurship . New Vision .
  3. Talibita, M. (2015). Questioning 20 years of the 1995 constitution of Uganda on headways to legitimising health entitlements . Kampala : Linkendin .
  4. Talibita, M. (2016). Ins’t Uganda hurting from Health sector underfunding . Vancouver : muniini@mulerasfireplace.com .
  5. Talibita, M. (2017 ). Intensifying advocacy for the legalisation of the right to health . New Dheli- India : COPASAH .
  6. Talibita, M. (2018 ). Quest for legitimising patient rights in Uganda . Kampala : Academia .
  7. Talibita, M. (2018). Right to health is a constituionally, legislatively and judicially realisable thus not merely contextual: UNHCO’s Pick . Kampala : Academia
  8. Talibita, M. (2019, February 5). Government should ratify protocol to end trade in tobacco products. Daily Monitor
  POLICY PROCESS CONTRIBUTION 
  1. CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT Bill OF 2015- Proposed constitutional inclusion of the right to health;
  2. PATIENT’S RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES BILL OF 2019 FROM2015- now before health committee for public consultations;
  3. HEALTH SECTOR DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2020/21-2024/25 (priorities Funding NCDS caused by Tobacco);
  4. MEDICINES CLIENT’S CHARTER FOR THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH OF 2017- integrates patient rights;
  5. EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY REGIONAL HEALTH SECTOR PLAN (Patient rights and health rights realigning); 6. DRAFT PROTOCOL ON EAST AFRICAN REGIONAL COOPERATION ON HEALTH 2014 (health rights and responsibilities).

1. Empowering citizens to demand a health sector that is accountable and relevant (2013 – 2014) Open Society Foundation (OSF): – increased health users’ awareness of health rights and responsibilities as well as their participation in monitoring health service delivery ;
2. Promoting accountability and social justice in health for all Ugandans (2016 -2018) funded by Open Society in East Africa (OSIEA): – strengthened access to social justice through strengthening administrative and judicial redress mechanisms for health rights violations, in marginalized groups in the districts of Dokolo and Mukono;
 3. Strengthening sustained advocacy to intensify support and accelerate the passage of Tobacco Control Bill (2013-2015) funded by Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids:- Tobacco Control Act enacted;
4. Persuade legislators (policymakers) to support a tobacco tax increase policy in Uganda’s 2019/2020 FY, Funded by Frame Work Alliance (FCA); 5. ‘Costing’ of action on FCTC implementation and budget advocacy capacity building in AFRO, Budget Advocacy FY 2020/21

  1. AGABA KABINGA LASTO (2018) ASSESSING THE EFFECTS OF PESTS AND DISEASE ON PRODUCTION OF COCOA IN BUSARU SUB-COUNTY, BUNDBUGYO DISTRICT, School Of Sciences Nkumba University.
  2.  ONYANGO VALIRIANO (2018) ANALYSING LAND OWNERSHIP AS A DRIVER OF ERADICATING HOUSEHOLDS POVERTY AMONG YOUTH: A CASE STUDY OF TORORO DISTRICT, KISOKO SUB COUNTY LAND BOARD, School of Sciences, Nkumba University
  3.  BAITERA PETER (2012) THE IMPACT OF MODERN COORDINATION TECHNIQUES ON THE PERFORMANCE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: A CASE STUDY OF KIRYANDONGO TOWN COUNCIL, School of Sciences, Nkumba University.
  4. AHIMBISIBWE HENRY (2017) OIL AND GAS EXPLORATION AND ITS EFFECTS ON FORESTRY RESOURCES IN BULISA DISTRICT- UGANDA: A CASE STUDY OF MASEGE CENTRAL FOREST RESERVE, School of Sciences, Nkumba University.
  5.  AKAMPULIRA BANARD (2015) ENFORCEMENT AGAINST TRADE IN IVORY IN UGANDA: CHALLENGES AGAINST OPPORTUNITIES FOR UWA AND ENTEBBE AIRPORT AVPOL; School of Sciences, Nkumba University.
  6.  KABUYE ENOCH (2014) ANALYSIS OF CHALLENGES FACING POVERTY ERADICATION PROGRAMMES IN RURAL AREAS OF UGANDA: A CASE STUDY OF NAADS IN NKUMBA, WAKISO DISTRICT; School of sciences, Nkumba University.

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