14 judgments found.

International Association Autism Europe v. France

Country: France
Year: 2003
Court: The European Committee of Social Rights
Citation: Case No. 13/2002
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Disabilities, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to education
Facts:

The complainant alleged that France is failing to adhere to its obligations under the European Social Charters. They stated that children and young adults did not have adequate access to educational services. Further, it was alleged that the provisions for early intervention, teacher training, funding and accessibility of mainstream education was insufficient. It was also …Read more

Tags: Budget, Child development, Disabilities, Disabled, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Health spending, Minor, Neurological diseases, Social security
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Orlando, Susana Beatriz v. Provincia de Buenos Aires et al.

Country: Argentina
Year: 2002
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: O. 59. XXXVIII
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Disabilities, Health care and health services, Medicines, Poverty
Human Rights: Right to health
Facts:

A 55-year-old woman suffering from multiple sclerosis brought case against the Government of Argentina and the Province of Buenos Aires for acts and omissions that prevented the provision of the medications necessary for her condition that she could not afford. The petitioner’s illness did not fall within the provincial government’s jurisdiction for coverage. Therefore, the …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to health care, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Blind, Disabilities, Handicapped, Low income, Neurological diseases, Poor, Underprivileged
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Paulini, Héctor Daniel et al. v. Provincia de Buenos Aires et. al.

Country: Argentina
Year: 2002
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: P. 952. XXXVIII.
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Disabilities, Health care and health services
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to social security
Facts:

The plaintiffs filed a guarantee of protection of individual constitutional rights (amparo protection) against the Health Insurance of the Province of Buenos Aires (IOMA), and subsequently, the Province of Buenos Aires and the National State to provide health coverage for their underage son who was disabled. The plaintiffs argued that as the health insurance company …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to health care, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Children, Disabilities, Disabled, Health insurance, Right to Health, Right to Life, Social security
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Hamid Khan vs State of M.P. And Ors.

Country: India
Year: 1997
Court: Madhya Pradesh
Citation: AIR 1997 MP 191
Facts:

A Public Interest Litigation under Article 226 of the Constitution of India was filed by a public-spirited advocate of Mandala, alleging the State Government of apathy and gross negligence in not supplying clean drinking water from hands pumps, which has caused into colossal damage to the village population resulting into bone/skeletal deformities and dental issues. …Read more

Tags: Disabilities, Environmental health, Public safety, Right to a Clean Environment, Right to Health, Right to Life, Right to water and sanitation, sanitation and hygiene, Water
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