206 judgments found.

Martín, Sergio Gustavo et al. v. Fuerza Aérea Argentina – Dirección General de Bienestar para Personal de la Fuerza Aérea

Country: Argentina
Year: 2004
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: M. 3226. XXXVIII.
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Disabilities, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Right to development, Right to health, Right to life, Right to social security
Facts:

Parents of daughter with disabilities brought action for legal protection against the Armed Forces of Argentina, as a State organ, for failing to ensure comprehensive coverage of the needed treatment for their daughter.  The appeals court reversed the trial court’s decision that granted Petitioners legal protection.  The appeals court found that a) Petitioners did not …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Children, Disabled, Health spending, Infant health, Minor
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Re Woolley, ex parte Applicants M276

Country: Australia
Year: 2004
Court: High Court
Citation: (2004) 225 CLR 1; (2004) 80 ALD 1; (2004) 210 ALR 369; (2004) 79 ALJR 43; (2004) 32 Fam LR 180; [2004] HCA 49
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Infectious diseases, Mental health, Prisons
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Freedom of expression, Freedom of religion, Right to liberty and security of person
Facts:

The Applicants were four Afghani children who arrived in Australia with their parents as “unlawful non-citizens” (a person who is in the migration zone who is not an Australian citizen and who does not hold a valid visa) according to the Migration Act 1958 (the Act). The family was placed in immigration detention pursuant to …Read more

Tags: Asylum, Child development, Children, Compulsory commitment, Compulsory confinement, Cruel and unusual punishment, Depression, Detention, Immigration, Involuntary commitment, Mandatory commitment, Mandatory confinement, Mental competence, Mental illness, Migrants, Minor, Psychiatry, Psychology, Refugees, Seclusion, Torture
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Wu Zhongze, et al. v. Shanghai Institute of Biological Products [WZZ等诉上海生物制品研究所人身损害赔偿案]

Country: China
Year: 2004
Court: Shanghai First Intermediate Peoples’ Court
Citation: No. 127
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases, Medical malpractice
Facts:

This case was an appeal to the Shanghai First Intermediate People’s Court by the parents of Wu Pengtao, a young boy who died in 2000 from AIDS. Wu Pengtao had contracted HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C sometime prior to 1998 from allegedly tainted human coagulation factor VIII concentrates, which were used to treat his haemophilia A. …Read more

Tags: AIDS, Blood transfusion, Child mortality, Children, Compensation, Damages, Hepatitis, HIV, HIV positive, HIV status, Inadequate treatment, Minor, Negligence, Noncommunicable diseases, Pediatric health, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Remedies, Standard of care, Tort, Transmission
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Ali Aqsar Bakhtiyari & Roqaiha Bakhtiyari v. Australia

Country: Australia
Year: 2003
Court: United Nations Human Rights Committee
Citation: U.N. Doc. CCPR/C/ 79/D/1069/2002 (Nov. 6, 2003).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Mental health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to family life, Right to liberty and security of person
Facts:

The Bakhtiyaris, Afghani nationals, had illegally entered Australia and had been detained in a detention center. Two of the children were released into the hands of Adelaide caretakers where they remained. The Bakhtiyari family subsequently filed a complaint that their prolonged detention violated article 9 (1) (right to liberty and security of person) of the …Read more

Tags: Child development, Children, Depression, Detention, Law enforcement, Mental disorder, Mental illness, Minor
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Cattanach v. Melchior

Country: Australia
Year: 2003
Court: High Court
Citation: (2003) 215 CLR 1; (2003) 199 ALR 131; (2003) 77 ALJR 1312; [2003] HCA 38
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Medical malpractice, Sexual and reproductive health
Facts:

The respondents (plaintiffs at first instance), a married couple, decided not to have any more children. Mrs. M elected to have sterilization surgery (tubal litigation) performed by the appellant (defendant). Mrs. M told the appellant that her right fallopian tube had been removed and on examination that appeared to be correct, so appellant only performed …Read more

Tags: Child development, Childbirth, Children, Compensation, Damages, Duty of care, Family planning, Health care professionals, Negligence, Pregnancy, Sterilization, Tort
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Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Burundi, Rwanda and Uganda

Country: Burundi, Congo, DRC, Rwanda, Uganda
Year: 2003
Court: African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
Citation: (2004) AHRLR 19 (ACHPR 2003); Communication 227/99
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Disasters and emergencies, Health care and health services, HIV/AIDS, Hospitals, Violence
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Freedom of movement and residence, Right to bodily integrity, Right to family life, Right to health, Right to life, Right to property
Facts:

The Democratic Republic of Congo initiated proceedings before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, alleging that the respondent countries (Burundi, Rwanda, and Uganda) committed various human rights violations. The Democratic Republic of Congo alleged that the respondent countries committed multiple massacres against people of the Democratic Republic of Congo including attacking Inga hydroelectric …Read more

Tags: AIDS, Armed conflict, Assault, Children, Execution, Forced displacement, HIV, HIV positive, Manmade disaster, Military, Militias, Public hospitals, Rape, Sexual assault, Sexual violence, Transmission, Violence against women
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K.A. v. Finland

Country: Finland
Year: 2003
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: App. No. 27751/95, Eur. Ct. H.R. 27 (2003).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Controlled substances, Health care and health services, Mental health, Tobacco
Human Rights: Right of access to information, Right to family life, Right to privacy
Facts:

The applicant, a father of three young children, claimed a violation of his right to respect for his private and family life and home under Article 8 of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (Convention), when Finnish authorities placed his children in public care in response to allegations of …Read more

Tags: Addiction, Child development, Children, Liquor, Mental disorder, Mental illness, Minor, Molestation, Sexual abuse, Substance abuse
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Sunil Dixit v. Australia

Country: Australia
Year: 2003
Court: United Nations Human Rights Committee
Citation: U.N. Doc. CCPR/C/77/D/978/2001 (Apr. 28, 2003).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to acquire nationality, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to privacy
Facts:

The author challenges the refusal of his visa application as a violation of his right to equality before the law as provided for in article 26 (equal before law) of the International Convenant on Civil and Political Rights (the Covenant) in addition to article 2, paragraph 3, (right to remedy); article 14, paragraph 1 (right …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Children, Health funding, Minor, Social security, Subsidies
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Calvelli and Ciglio v. Italy

Country: Italy
Year: 2002
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Application No. 32967/96; [2002] ECHR 3
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Hospitals, Medical malpractice, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial, Right to life
Facts:

Calvelli and Ciglio’s baby was transferred to an intensive care unit immediately after its birth, and died two days later of post-asphyxia syndrome. EC, the doctor who had delivered the baby and was a joint owner of the clinic, was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and received a one year suspended prison sentence under the …Read more

Tags: Childbirth, Children, Clinics, Diabetes, Duty of care, Health facilities, Inappropriate treatment, Infant mortality, Minor, Negligence, Pregnancy, Public hospitals, Tort
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Case of D.G. v. Ireland

Country: Ireland
Year: 2002
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: ECHR no. 39474/98 (16 May 2002)
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 housing, Right to liberty and security of person
Facts:

The applicant was a minor who alleged that his detention in a penal institution and by failing to provide him with suitable care and accommodation violated domestic Irish law and the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (the “Convention”). The applicant had been in the care of the Eastern Health Board …Read more

Tags: Child development, Children, Custody, Humiliating treatment, Mental institution
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