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Arnoldo Eleuterio de Jesús Benitéz Castillo, et al. v. República Bolivariana de Venezuela s/ acción de amparo

Country: Venezuela
Year: 2008
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: Tribunal Supremo de Venezuela [Supreme Court of Venezuela], October 21, 2008, “Arnoldo Eleuterio de Jesús Benitéz Castillo y otros v. República Bolivariana de Venezuela s/ acción de amparo,” Expediente No. 08-0520, Sentencia No. 1587.
Health Topics: Controlled substances, Tobacco
Human Rights: Right to a clean environment
Facts:

Petitioners, among them the Federación Venezolana de Asociaciones de Consumidores y Usuarios (F.E.V.A.C.U) (Venezuelan Federation of Consumer and User Associations), filed an an “action for collective and common interests” against the government, seeking judicial protection for the violation of their right as a society to an enjoyable life and a balanced, safe, and healthy environment. …Read more

Tags: Second-hand smoke, Smoking, Tobacco control, Tobacco regulation
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López, Glenda, et al. v. Instituto Venezolano de los Seguros Sociales (IVSS)

Country: Venezuela
Year: 2001
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: Expediente No. 00-1343, Sentencia No. 487
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases, Medicines
Human Rights: Right to development, Right to health, Right to life, Right to social security
Facts:

The Petitioners were a group of people living with HIV covered by the Venezuelan Institute of Social Security (IVSS). They filed an amparo action against the IVSS requesting that it ensure a regular and consistent supply of HIV triple-therapy drugs and other medicines necessary for treatment of opportunistic infections, and that IVSS cover the expense …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to health care, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Antiretrovirals, ARVs, Diagnostics, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health spending, HIV, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Social security, Testing
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Cruz del Valle Bermúdez, et al. v. Ministerio de Sanidad y Asistencia Social (MSAS)

Country: Venezuela
Year: 1999
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: Sentencia No. 196
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health information, Health systems and financing, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases, Medicines
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to health, Right to liberty and security of person, Right to life, Rights to the benefits of culture
Facts:

The petitioners were a group of persons living with HIV. They filed a writ of amparo against Venezuela’s Ministry of Health and Social Assistance (the Ministry). The Petitioners asked the Court to enjoin the Ministry to provide, free of charge: (1) the regular and periodic delivery of antiretroviral drugs and medication for opportunistic diseases; (2) …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to health care, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, AIDS, Antiretrovirals, ARVs, Awareness, Budget, Diagnostics, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health promotion, Health spending, HIV, Out-of-pocket expenditures, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Sexually transmitted diseases, Sexually transmitted infections, Social security, STDs, STIs, Testing
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