Cordella and Others v. Italy

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Year: 2019
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: ECHR 029 (2019)
Facts:

The applicants were 180 individuals who lived or have lived in the municipality of Taranto and the neighbouring areas, in Italy. They filed a case against Ilva’s Taranto Plant (an industrial steelworks complex) (hereinafter ‘the factory’) for serious ecological harm caused due to the harmful emissions from its plant which has impacted the health of …Read more

Tags: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Environmental health, public health, Public safety, Right to Clean Environment, Right to Family Life, Right to Life
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Dvořáček v. Czech Republic

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Year: 2014
Court: 2014
Citation: ECHR 328 (2014)
Facts:

This case is concerned with the conditions surrounding the compulsory admission of the applicant, Mr. Dvořáček, to a psychiatric hospital to undergo, what the European Court of Human Rights described as, “protective sexological treatment”. The applicant was diagnosed with Wilson’s disease in 1999 and was also found to be afflicted with hebephilia owing to which …Read more

Tags: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Freedom from Torture and Cruel, Hospitals, Informed consent, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment, Mental health, Right to bodily integrity, sexual and reproductive rights
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González, Raúl Osvaldo v. Programa Incluir Salud (PROFE) – Ministerio de Salud de la Provincia de Buenos Aires

Country: Argentina
Year: 2013
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: C. 53 .XLIX.
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

The plaintiff filed a guarantee of protection of individual constitutional rights (amparo protection) against the Ministry of Health of Buenos Aires for it to provide a cardioverter defibrillator and cardiac resynchronisation that was prescribed for his disease (dilated cardiomyopathy), and at the same time filed for a precautionary measure so the cardioverter defibrillator and cardiac …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Dilated Cardiomyopathy, Health insurance, Health regulation, Heart disease, Social security
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M., M. R. v. PROFE Ministerio de Salud

Country: Argentina
Year: 2013
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: C. 576. XLIX.
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Disabilities, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals, Medicines
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

The plaintiff brought the case with First Instance Civil and Commercial Court of San Martín [Juzgado de Primera Instancia en lo Civil y Comercial N°7 de San Martín] against the provincial executive organ of the Federal Program of Health [PROFE Salud] to provide coverage and prescribed medicines she needed for her strict treatment for her systemic …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Lupus
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T., J. C. v. Ministerio de Salud

Country: Argentina
Year: 2013
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: C. 881. XLVIII.
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Medicines
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

The plaintiff filed a precautionary measure with First Instance Family Court of La Matanza [Juzgado de Familia N° 7 de La Matanza] against the Ministry of Health of the province of Buenos Aires for it to provide health care and radiation treatment for her disease. The provincial court held that it lacked competence to solve …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Cancer, Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health insurance, Health regulation, Radiation
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González, Fabiana Lucia v. PROFE Salud

Country: Argentina
Year: 2012
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: C. 25. XLVIII
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

The plaintiff filed a guarantee of protection of individual constitutional rights (amparo protection) to the First Instance Family Court [Juzgado de Familia N°1 de Olavarría] against the Federal Program of Health [PROFE Salud]  to provide the medication prescribed by her physician to treat her chronic kidney failure. The local court held it was not competent …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care workers
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Orsini, Olga v. Provincia de Buenos Aires et al.

Country: Argentina
Year: 2011
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: O. 57. XLV.
Health Topics: Aging, Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life, Right to social security
Facts:

The plaintiff brought the case to the National First Instance Civil Court [Juzgado Nacional en lo Civil N° 44 de la Capital] against the National Institution for Social Services for Retiree [Instituto Nacional de Servicios Sociales para Jubilados y Pensionados (PAMI)]; Clinics, Sanatorium, Hospitals and Other Establishments Federation of the Province of Buenos Aires [Federación …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Aging, Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health insurance, Social security
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