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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

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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