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2 judgments found.

Kurić and Others v. Slovenia

Country: Slovenia
Year: 2012
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Application No. 26828/06
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Poverty
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom of movement and residence, Right to acquire nationality, Right to family life, Right to privacy

The eight applicants had previously been citizens of both the former Yugoslavia and one of its constituent republics other than Slovenia. They had acquired permanent residence in Slovenia, but, following its independence, had either not requested Slovenian citizenship or had had their application refused. On 26 February 1992, pursuant to the newly enacted Aliens Act, …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Indigent, Low income, Poor, Social security, Underprivileged
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Šilih v. Slovenia

Country: Slovenia
Year: 2009
Court: The European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Application No. 71463/01
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Hospitals, Medical malpractice
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial, Right to life

Applicants were Slovenian nationals whose son of 20 years old died as a result of an allergic reaction to one of the medications. The medication was given by the duty doctor to treat the son’s urticaria. The applicants alleged medical negligence and filed a criminal complaint, which was dismissed for the lack of evidence. The …Read more

Tags: Clinics, Diagnostics, Duty of care, Emergency care, Examination, Health facilities, Inappropriate treatment, Negligence, Primary care, Remedies, Standard of care
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