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Dr Festus Nii Boye Boye V. Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority

Country: Ghana
Year: 2016
Court: In The Superior Court Of Judicature: In The High Court Of Justice, Industrial/Labour Division I
Citation: Suit No. INDL/53/13
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Disabilities, Occupational health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to favorable working conditions

The Plaintiff, who is a doctor worked on locum basis for the Defendant, which is a corporate entity and provided medical services. The Defendant offered the post of Medical Officer to the plaintiff with the condition that he is deemed medically fit. Thereafter the Defendant withdrew the appointment offer and informed the Plaintiff that he …Read more

Tags: Diabetes, Differently abled, Disabled, Heart disease, Occupational health and safety
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Mami v. Paulina, et al.

Country: Ghana
Year: 2006
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: [2005-6] SCGLR 1116
Human Rights: Right to family life, Right to property

N, a member of the Krobo tribe, died intestate with the result that his property was automatically devolved to his five children including his two married daughters M and P. According to the ‘fia’ custom of the Krobo tribe, a woman who contracted a lawful marriage was disqualified from inheriting any portion of her father’s …Read more

Tags: Indigenous groups
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The State v. Ohene-Kesson and Mensah

Country: Ghana
Year: 1961
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: [1961] SCGLR 708-716
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial

In June 1960, Wilhelmina Richter was admitted to Korle Bu Hospital. She was suffering from general peritonitis and told the doctors that an operation had been performed on her to procure an abortion. Ms. Richter had become pregnant in February of 1960 and, according to her testimony, approached Mr. Kesson, then a senior master for …Read more

Tags: Abortion, Abortion technique, Access to health care, Criminalization, Emergency care, Health care professionals, Health care workers, Late-term abortion, Maternal health, Termination of pregnancy, Unsafe abortion
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