13 judgments found.

Zarrillo, Osvaldo Pablo v. Instituto Nacional de Servicios Sociales para Jubilados y Pensionados et al.

Country: Argentina
Year: 2005
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: Z. 215. XXXIX.
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Health information, Health systems and financing, Hospitals, Informed consent
Human Rights: Freedom of religion, Right of access to information, Right to bodily integrity, Right to health, Right to life, Right to privacy, Right to social security
Facts:

The plaintiff filed a suit against the National Institute of Social Services for Retiree [Instituto Nacional de Servicios Sociales para Jubilados y Pensionados] and Prestaciones Médico Asistenciales S.A. [PAMI] for the reimbursement of the surgical procedure the plaintiff had to go through in a Hospital that wasn’t designated by the health insurance company. This occurred because …Read more

Tags: Access to healthcare, Access to treatment, Freedom of Thought, Health care professionals, Health information, Health insurance, Informed choice, Informed consent
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Nowinski, Elsa Alicia s/inconstitucionalidad artículo 16 de la ley 6982

Country: Argentina
Year: 1999
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: N. 36. XXXII.
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom of association, Right to health, Right to property, Right to social security
Facts:

The plaintiff filed a claim arguing the constitutionality of article 16 of the law no.6982, which required retirees and pensioners who previously received health services from the Institute of Social Welfare to change their affiliation to the Institute of Medical Assistance IOMA (a health provider). The plaintiff claimed that this law violated articles 14, 17, 28, 33, …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to healthcare, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Freedom of Association, Health regulation, Right to Health, Right to Life, Social security
Download Judgment: Spanish

The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Ireland Ltd. v. Grogan

Country: Ireland
Year: 1991
Court: European Court of Justice
Citation: [1991] ECR 1-4733
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health information, Hospitals, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom of expression, Right of access to information
Facts:

The plaintiff, the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children, an Irish company whose purpose was to prevent the decriminalization of abortion, brought a suit against the defendants, including Stephen Grogan and fourteen other officers of Irish student organizations, for their distribution of “specific information relating to the identity and location of clinics” in other …Read more

Tags: Abortion, Access to healthcare, Advertising, Awareness, Clinics, Criminalization, Health care professionals, Health education, Pregnancy; Termination of pregnancy
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