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6 judgments found.


Jorge Odir Miranda Cortez v. El Salvador

Country: El Salvador
Year: 2009
Court: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
Citation: Report No. 27/09, Case 12.249, March 20, 2009; OEA/Ser.L/V/II., Doc. 51, corr. 1, 30 December 2009
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases, Medicines
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to health, Right to life, Right to privacy, Right to work
Facts:

This report addresses allegations that El Salvador failed to fulfill its obligations under the American Convention on Human Rights (the Convention), including protection of the right to health and the right life. Petitioner, Jorge Odir Miranda Cortez, filed a petition on behalf of himself and 26 other people living with HIV against the State of …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to health care, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, AIDS, Antiretrovirals, ARVs, Cruel treatment, Degrading treatment, Diagnostics, Examination, First-line treatment, HIV, HIV positive, HIV status, Inhuman treatment, People living with HIV/AIDS, Pharmaceuticals, PLHIV, Second-line treatment, Sexually transmitted diseases, Sexually transmitted infections, STDs, STIs, Torture, Transmission
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Case 12-2002

Country: El Salvador
Year: 2002
Court: Supreme Court - Constitutional Chamber
Citation: No. 12-2002
Health Topics: Health care and health services, HIV/AIDS, Medicines
Human Rights: Right to health
Tags: Access to drugs, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, AIDS, Antiretrovirals, ARVs, HIV, HIV positive
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Case 538-2000

Country: El Salvador
Year: 2002
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: No. 538-2000
Health Topics: Health care and health services, HIV/AIDS, Medicines
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life
Tags: Access to drugs, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, AIDS, Antiretrovirals, ARVs, HIV, HIV positive
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Patiño Linares v. Ministerio de Salud Pública y Asistencia Social

Country: El Salvador
Year: 2002
Court: Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice [Sala de lo Constitucional de la Corte Suprema de Justicia]
Citation: Acción de Amparo, Case No. 46-2002, 11 de septiembre de 2002.
Health Topics: Health care and health services, HIV/AIDS, Medicines
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

This case involved an HIV-positive plaintiff who claimed that the Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance denied him an associated antiretroviral therapy.  The plaintiff filed an action for the protection of his fundamental human rights, claiming that the Ministry had violated his right to health and life, under articles 2 and 65 of the …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, AIDS, Antiretroviral, ARVs, Essential medicines, HIV, HIV positive, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV
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Miranda Cortéz, Jorge Odir, et al. v. El Salvador

Country: El Salvador
Year: 2001
Court: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
Citation: Miranda Cortez v. El Sal., Case 12.249, Inter-Am. Comm’n H.R., Report No. 29/01, OEA/Ser.L/V/II.111 Doc. 20 rev. at 284 (2000).
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases, Medicines
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

Applicant filed this petition on behalf of himself and 26 other HIV infected persons against the State of El Salvador alleging Article 26 of the American Convention (the right to health) violation for failing to provide HIV triple therapy medication they needed to prevent death and to improve their quality of life. Petitioner maintains that …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to health care, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, AIDS, Antiretrovirals, ARVs, Cruel treatment, Degrading treatment, Diagnostics, Examination, First-line treatment, HIV, HIV positive, HIV status, Inhuman treatment, People living with HIV/AIDS, Pharmaceuticals, PLHIV, Second-line treatment, Sexually transmitted diseases, Sexually transmitted infections, STDs, STIs, Torture, Transmission
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Case 240-2000

Country: El Salvador
Year: 2000
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: No. 240-2000
Health Topics: Hospitals, Mental health
Human Rights: Right to liberty and security of person
Facts:

The petitioner challenged an order by the lower court allowing his continued detention in a psychiatric hospital. A psychiatrist who had examined him stated that he could make a full recovery through outpatient treatment and did not need to remain detained. The lower court had upheld his detention because he was diagnosed with undifferentiated schizophrenia …Read more

Tags: Compulsory commitment, Compulsory confinement, Health facilities, Involuntary commitment, Involuntary confinement, Mandatory commitment, Mandatory confinement, Mental disorder, Mental illness, Psychiatry, Schizophrenia
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