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13 judgments found.


Stamen Filipov and Biljana Zhivkovska to the Constitutional Court

Country: Macedonia
Year: 2010
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: 109/2009-0-1
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to health, Right to social security
Facts:

The Petitioners, Stamen Filipov and Biljana Zhivkovska, challenged a provision excluding certain health services from the Law on Health Insurance (the Law). Article 9 of the Law specified certain services that would be paid for under a compulsory health insurance scheme administered by the Health Insurance Fund (the Fund). Article 10 specified certain services that …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Emergency care, Health care technology, Health facilities, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Primary care, Reimbursement, Secondary care, Social security, Tertiary care, Testing
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Chamber of Crafts to the Constitutional Court

Country: Macedonia
Year: 2010
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: 126/2010-0-0
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Infectious diseases, Medicines, Public safety
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to health, Right to work
Facts:

The Chamber of Crafts, the petitioner, challenged a provision from the Law on Public Health (the Law) regulating the conditions under which cosmeticians could exercise their craft. The law required cosmeticians to obtain a permit from the Ministry of Health, on top of existing requirements for certification as a craftsperson. The Chamber argued that these …Read more

Tags: Alternative medicine, Health regulation, Noncommunicable diseases, Safety regulation, Skin disease, Traditional medicine
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Miroslav Grcev and Stamen Filipov to the Constitutional Court

Country: Macedonia
Year: 2009
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: 261/2008-0-0
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Environmental health, Health information, Tobacco
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom of expression, Freedom of movement and residence, Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

This case was heard together with case 70/2009-0-0. The Petitioners, Miroslav Grcev and Stamen Filipov, challenged the constitutionality of the Anti-Smoking Law (the Law). The Law banned smoking in public premises, advertising cigarettes, and selling cigarettes to persons under the age of 16. Public premises included institutions for education, health, state administration,  public transport, and …Read more

Tags: Advertising, Air pollution, Awareness, Children, Minor, Passive smoking, Pediatric health, Second-hand smoke, Smoking, Smoking cessation, Tobacco control, Tobacco regulation
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Miroslav Grcev and Stamen Filipov to the Constitutional Court

Country: Macedonia
Year: 2009
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: 70/2009-0-0
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Environmental health, Health information, Tobacco
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom of association, Freedom of expression, Freedom of movement and residence, Right to a clean environment, Right to health, Right to life, Right to privacy
Facts:

This case was heard together with case 261/2008-0-0. The Petitioners, Miroslav Grcev and Stamen Filipov, challenged the constitutionality of the Anti-Smoking Law (the Law). The Law banned smoking in public premises, advertising cigarettes, and selling cigarettes to persons under the age of 16. Public premises included institutions for education, health, state administration,  public transport, and …Read more

Tags: Advertising, Air pollution, Awareness, Children, Minor, Passive smoking, Pediatric health, Second-hand smoke, Smoking, Smoking cessation, Tobacco control, Tobacco regulation
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Citizens’ Association “Polio Plus” to the Constitutional Court

Country: Macedonia
Year: 2008
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: 202/2007-0-0
Health Topics: Disabilities, Hospitals, Mental health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to property
Facts:

Citizens’ Association “Polio Plus” (the Association) challenged provisions of the Law on Mental Health (the Law) that regulated whether or not a person with mental illness would be given the right to possess personal items, such as clothing or items for hygiene, while resident in a mental health facility. These provisions stipulated that certain persons …Read more

Tags: Disabled, Health facilities, Mental disability, Mental illness, Psychiatry
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Ombudsperson of the Republic of Macedonia to the Constitutional Court

Country: Macedonia
Year: 2007
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: 45/2006-0-0
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to health, Right to social security
Facts:

The Ombudsperson of the Republic of Macedonia (the Ombudsperson) challenged a provision from the Law on Amending and Supplementing the Law on Health Insurance (the Law). The Law provided that insurees would have a right to basic health services from health facilities that had concluded a contract with the Health Insurance Fund (the Fund), but …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Budget, Health facilities, Health funding, Health insurance, Health spending, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Primary care, Reimbursement, Secondary care, Tertiary care
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Radovan Zecevic to the Constitutional Court

Country: Macedonia
Year: 2006
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: 60/2006-0-0
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to health, Right to social security
Facts:

The Petitioner, Radovan Zecevic, challenged a provision from the Law on Health Insurance (the Law) which excluded any health conditions resulting from the conduct of a criminal offence or a misdemeanour from being funded under the Law. Zecevic argued that the provision was contrary to the right to equality, the right to social security, and …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Emergency care, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Primary care, Secondary care, Social security, Tertiary care
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Stamen Filipov to the Constitutional Court

Country: Macedonia
Year: 2006
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: 16/2006-0-0
Health Topics: Controlled substances, Mental health, Prisons
Human Rights: Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Freedom of expression, Right to bodily integrity, Right to due process/fair trial
Facts:

The Petitioner, Stamen Filipov, challenged Article 178, a provision regulating solitary confinement, of the Law on Execution of Sanctions (the Law). The Law gave the Director of a prison or his/her substitute the power to institute certain disciplinary measures against convicted persons, including warnings, public warnings, confiscation of up to 20% of the compensation for …Read more

Tags: Abuse, Cruel treatment, Custody, Degrading treatment, Detainee, Detention, Health care professionals, Health care workers, Humiliating treatment, Imprisonment, Incarceration, Inhuman treatment, Inmate, Jail, Mental illness, Prison conditions, Solitary confinement
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Stamen Filipov to the Constitutional Court

Country: Macedonia
Year: 2004
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: 112/2003-0-0
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Hospitals
Human Rights: Right to favorable working conditions, Right to health
Facts:

The Petitioner, Stamen Filipov, challenged a provision regulating right to strike for employees in health care organizations from the Law on Health Care (the Law). The provision stipulated that health care workers had a right to strike as long as doing so did not risk the life and health of citizens. Accordingly, it laid down …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Emergency care, Employment, Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health facilities
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M.V. to the Supreme Court

Country: Macedonia
Year: 2004
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: U.No. 533/02
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Facts:

The Plaintiff, on behalf of his child, requested full reimbursement for the child’s treatment in Croatia. The Plaintiff had received authorization from the Health Insurance Fund for reimbursement of travel and medical costs for up to 30 days of treatment in the facility in Croatia. He then sought a further 35 days treatment, which was …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Clinics, Health facilities, Health funding, Health insurance, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Reimbursement, Secondary care, Tertiary care
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Stamen Filipov to the Constitutional Court

Country: Macedonia
Year: 2003
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: 6/2003-0-0
Health Topics: Health systems and financing, Public safety
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to social security
Facts:

The Petitioner, Stamen Filipov, challenged several provisions of the Law on Insurance (the Law), which required owners and the users of motor vehicles, aircrafts, ships, motor powered boats and railway vehicles to conclude insurance contracts. Filipov challenged these compulsory insurance provisions on the basis that they forced parties to conclude contracts they did not agree …Read more

Tags: Health insurance, Health regulation, Safety regulation, Traffic safety
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Joint Stock Company “Transkop”, Bitola to the Constitutional Court

Country: Macedonia
Year: 1997
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: 77/1998-0-0
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to health, Right to social security
Facts:

The Joint Stock Company ‘Transkop’, Bitola (the Company), challenged two bylaws establishing conditions on the funding of treatment abroad by the Health Insurance Fund. These bylaws were the Rulebook on the conditions and manner for referring the insurees to treatment abroad (the Rulebook) and the Resolution of the Minister of Health no.02-1439/1 delivered on February …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Emergency care, Employment, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Reimbursement, Social security, Tertiary care
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Macedonian Trade Union Association to the Constitutional Court

Country: Macedonia
Year: 1996
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: 23/1996-0-0
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to social security
Facts:

The Macedonian Trade Union Association and the Trade Union of Construction, Construction Material Industry and Design of the Republic of Macedonia challenged the constitutionality of Articles 11, 16 paragraph 3 and 203-a of the Law on amending and supplementing the Law on Health Care (“the Law”). Article 11 of the Law required insured workers to …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Employment, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Health spending, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Primary care, Social security
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