103 judgments found.

Eggertsdóttir, Sara Lind v. Iceland

Country: Iceland
Year: 2007
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: App. No. 31930/04, Eur. Ct. H.R. 553 (2007).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Disabilities, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Medical malpractice, Mental health, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial
Facts:

The applicant, an Icelandic national was born physically and mentally handicapped at the National and University Hospital (NUH). Linking the cause to possible mistakes on the part of the hospital staff, the applicant’s parents brought judicial proceedings on her behalf against the State of Iceland. The District Court found that the State was liable and …Read more

Tags: Caesarean, Child development, Childbirth, Children, Compensation, Damages, Disabled, Handicapped, Inappropriate treatment, Infant health, Minor, Negligence, Pregnancy, Remedies
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Lawrence v. Pembrokeshire County Council

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2007
Court: Court of Appeal
Citation: [2007] EWCA Civ 446
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Right to family life
Facts:

Following visits from Pembrokeshire County Council’s Child Protection Team (“CPT”), in 2002, L’s children were placed on the Child Protection Register as being at risk of emotional harm from her and their father. The children remained on the Register for two months. L brought a claim against P under sections s 6 and 7(1)(a) of …Read more

Tags: Child development, Children, Health regulation, Minor, Pediatric health
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Ramírez Jacinto, et al. v. Mexico

Country: Mexico
Year: 2007
Court: Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
Citation: Ramírez Jacinto v. Mex., Case 161/02, Inter-Am. Comm’n H.R., Report No. 21/07, OEA/Ser.L/V/II.130, doc. 22, rev. 1 (2007).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health care and health services, Sexual and reproductive health, Violence
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom of religion, Right to bodily integrity, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to health, Right to liberty and security of person, Right to privacy
Facts:

Paulina del Carmen Ramírez Jacinto, a minor child, filed a complaint against the United Mexican States for violating her human rights of when she allegedly became pregnant as a result of a rape when she was fourteen years old and was prevented by the state authorities from exercising her right to terminate that pregnancy as …Read more

Tags: Abortion, Access to health care, Access to treatment, Child development, Childbirth, Maternal health, Pregnancy, Rape, Sexual abuse, Sexual assault, Sexual harassment, Sexual violence, Termination of pregnancy, Violence against women
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Applicant v. The Central Agency for the Reception of Asylum Seekers [Rechtbank’s Gravenhage, zittingplaats Amsterdam [District Court of Gravenhage, sitting at Amsterdam], 25 August 2006, LJN:AZ2923]

Country: Netherlands
Year: 2006
Court: District Court of Gravenhage
Citation: LJN:AZ2923
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Disabilities, Health care and health services, Mental health, Poverty
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to housing
Facts:

The Applicant was a multi-handicapped child suffering from “Down Syndrome, a congenital heart defect and a delayed thyroid disorder”. He was being treated for his condition and, in the absence of treatment, it was expected that his physical and mental condition would deteriorate.  Applicant had applied for a grant of residence, which was denied by …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Asylum, Child development, Children, Disabled, Handicapped, Immigration, Infant health, Mental disability, Mental retardation, Migrants, Minor, Pediatric health, Physically challenged, Poor, Underprivileged
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Corey Brough v. Australia

Country: Australia
Year: 2006
Court: United Nations Human Rights Committee
Citation: U.N. H.R. Comm., U.N. Doc. CCPR/C/86/D/1184/2003 (Apr. 27, 2006).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Mental health, Prisons
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to health
Facts:

The applicant was an underage Aboriginal Australian who alleged violation of Articles 7 (freedom from torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment and punishment), 10 (guaranteed dignity of detained persons) and 24 (child’s right to freedom from discrimination) of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) when he was placed under incarceration …Read more

Tags: Child development, Children, Compulsory confinement, Detention, Mental disability, Mental illness, Minor, Psychiatry, Solitary confinement, Torture
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Pablo Miguel, et al. v. Ministerio de Salud y la Dirección General de Salud Ambiental (DIGESA)

Country: Peru
Year: 2006
Court: Tribunal Constitucional (Constitutional Court)
Citation: Martínez, Pablo Miguel Fabián y Otros v. Ministerio de Salud y la Dirección General de Salud Ambiental (DIGESA), May 12, 2006, Sentencia 2002-2006-PC/TC (Peru).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Disasters and emergencies, Environmental health, Health care and health services
Human Rights: Right to a clean environment, Right to development, Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

Petitioners filed a Writ of Mandamus action against the Ministry of Health and DIGESA (the General Directorate of Environmental Health) before the Superior Court of Justice of Lima, requesting that the court order Respondents to design and implement a strategy for public health emergencies for the city of La Oroya, pursuant to articles 96, 97, …Read more

Tags: Air pollution, Biohazard, Child development, Children, Contamination, Environmental hazards, Infant health, Poisoning, Pollution, Precautionary principle
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Sawhoyamaxa Indigenous Community v. Paraguay

Country: Paraguay
Year: 2006
Court: Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Citation: Merits, Reparations and Costs, Judgment, Inter-Am. Ct. H.R. (ser. C) No. 146 (Mar. 29, 2006).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Diet and nutrition, Health care and health services, Medicines, Water, sanitation and hygiene
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial, Right to property
Facts:

The Sawhoyamaxa, an indigenous community in Paraguay brought the case against the Paraguayan government for failing to ensure their ancestral property right.  The Sawhoyamaxa’s claim for territorial rights had been pending since 1991.  The lands at issue constituted their traditional habitat suitable for their subsistence activities, consisting of hunting, fishing, and gathering. The lands claimed …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to health care, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Child development, Child mortality, Children, Clean water, Drinking water, Immunization, Indigenous groups, Malnutrition, Minor, Pharmaceuticals, Safe drinking water, Sewage, Trash, Vaccination, Waste, Waste management
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Sesana v. Attorney General

Country: Botswana
Year: 2006
Court: High Court - Lobatse
Citation: Misca. No. 52 of 2002
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Diet and nutrition, Health care and health services, Infectious diseases, Informed consent, Water, sanitation and hygiene
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom of movement and residence, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to liberty and security of person, Right to life, Right to participation, Right to property
Facts:

In March 2002, the Botswana Government terminated certain basic services to the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR), including access to: Drinking water; Maintenance of borehole water; Rations to registered destitute; Rations to registered orphans; Transport for the applicants’ children to and from school; and Healthcare to the applicants through mobile clinics and ambulance services. The …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Child development, Children, Drinking water, Food, Forced displacement, Hunger, Indigenous groups, Indigent, Informed choice, Low income, Minor, Poor, Potable water, Primary care, Refugees, Starvation, Underprivileged
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State v. Daniels

Country: United States
Year: 2006
Court: Supreme Court of Ohio
Citation: 108 Ohio St.3d 518 (2006); 2006-Ohio-1215
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health information
Human Rights: Right of access to information
Facts:

The Cincinnati Health Department (CHD) refused a request from a reporter from the Cincinnati Enquirer (the Enquirer) for “copies of the 343 lead citations and any others that were issued between 1994 and the present.” The lead citations were lead-contamination notices issued to owners of units reported to be the residences of children whose blood …Read more

Tags: Child development, Children, Freedom of information, Health information, Health promotion, Minor, Notification
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BLAST, et al. v. Government of Bangladesh and others

Country: Bangladesh
Year: 2005
Court: Supreme Court - High Court Division
Citation: 25 BLD (HDC) (2005) 83
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Diet and nutrition
Facts:

The Petitioner, Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST), a public interest NGO,  alleged that the Respondents (which included salt manufacturers and the Government) had violated the Iodine Deficiency Diseases Prevention Act, 1989 (the Act). The Act required edible salt to be iodised before sale, in order to combat iodine deficiency diseases such as goitre …Read more

Tags: Child development, Children, Diet, Food safety, Infant health, Malnutrition, Minor, Noncommunicable diseases, Pediatric health
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