186 judgments found.

AB and Ors. v. Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2004
Court: High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division
Citation: [2004] EWHC 644 (QB), [2005] Lloyds Rep Med 1, [2004] 2 FLR 365, [2005] 2 WLR 358, [2004] Fam Law 501, [2005] QB 506, [2004] 3 FCR 324, [2005] Lloyd's Rep Med 1, (2004) 77 BMLR 145
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health information, Hospitals, Informed consent, Medical malpractice, Mental health, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right of access to information, Right to bodily integrity, Right to family life
Facts:

In 1999, it was disclosed that for many years tissue and organs had been taken at or after post-mortems on deceased children, which were retained without the knowledge of the parents. Hospital post-mortem examinations were generally carried out following the death of a person in a hospital, provided, in accordance with the Human Tissue Act …Read more

Tags: Awareness, Childbirth, Depression, Diagnostics, Disclosure, Duty of care, Examination, Family planning, Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health facilities, Informed choice, Mental disorder, Miscarriage, Negligence, Non-disclosure, Notification, Parental consent, Patient choice, Pregnancy, Public hospitals, Testing, Tort, Trauma
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Case 2004-073f

Country: Belgium
Year: 2004
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2004-073f, 5 May 2004
Health Topics: Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to due process/fair trial
Tags: Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health regulation, Pharmaceuticals, Pricing, Reimbursement, Social security
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Case 2004-107

Country: Belgium
Year: 2004
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2004-107, 16 June 2004
Health Topics: Health systems and financing
Tags: Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health regulation
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Case 2004-133f

Country: Belgium
Year: 2004
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2004-133f, 26 July 2004
Health Topics: Health systems and financing
Tags: Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health regulation
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Christian Lawyers’ Association v. Minister of Health

Country: South Africa
Year: 2004
Court: High Court - Transvaal Provincial Division
Citation: 2004 (10) BCLR 1086 (T)
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Informed consent, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to bodily integrity, Right to family life, Right to health, Right to liberty and security of person, Right to privacy
Facts:

Christian Lawyers’ Association (“plaintiff”) submitted an action seeking to find unconstitutional sections of the Choice on Termination of pregnancy Act 92 of 1996 (“the Act”). The sections enabled women under the age of 18 to terminate their pregnancy without restrictions such as parental consent, parental consultation, required counselling, or a waiting period (collectively called “parental …Read more

Tags: Abortion, Children, Criminalization, Health care professionals, Health care workers, Informed choice, Minor, Parental consent, Parental notification, Pregnancy, Termination of pregnancy
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De la Cruz-Flores v. Peru

Country: Peru
Year: 2004
Court: Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Citation: De la Cruz-Flores v. Peru. Merits, Reparations, and Costs, Judgment, Inter-Am. Ct. H.R. (ser. C) No. 115 (Nov. 18, 2004).
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Mental health, Prisons
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to bodily integrity, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to liberty and security of person
Facts:

Physician María Teresa De La Cruz Flores was detained on March 27, 1996, and charged with terrorism for providing medical services to members of Sendero Luminoso, a guerrilla group in Peru. She was prosecuted before a secret (“faceless”) judge and sentenced on November 21, 1996, to 20 years in prison under a provision that seven …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Cruel treatment, Depression, Detention, Health care professionals, Health care workers, Humiliating treatment, Imprisonment, Inhuman treatment, Militias, Prison conditions, Torture
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J.A.O. v. Homepark Caterers LTD, et al.

Country: Kenya
Year: 2004
Court: High Court at Nairobi
Citation: J.A.O v. Homepark Caterers LTD & 2 Ors., (2004) eKLR (Kenya).
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health information, HIV/AIDS, Hospitals
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to privacy
Facts:

The Plaintiff, J.A.O., was a woman living with HIV. The Defendants were her employer (Homepark Caterers), her doctor and hospital. The Plaintiff claimed the doctor and hospital subjected her to an HIV test without her consent, in violation of her constitutional right to privacy. She further claimed that the doctor disclosed her HIV status to her employer without …Read more

Tags: AIDS, Confidentiality, Degrading treatment, Diagnostics, Disclosure, Examination, Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health data, Health facilities, Health records, HIV, HIV positive, HIV status, Humiliating treatment, Inhuman treatment, Medical records, Non-disclosure, Notification, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Secrecy, Testing
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Lemo v. Northern Air Maintenance (Pty) Ltd.

Country: Botswana
Year: 2004
Court: Industrial Court
Citation: 2004 (2) BLR 317 (IC)
Health Topics: Health information, HIV/AIDS, Hospitals, Medicines
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to bodily integrity, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to work
Facts:

The Applicant, Lemo, was employed by the Respondent, Northern Air Maintenance, as a trainee aircraft engineer. During a period of four years, the Applicant’s health deteriorated considerably. He consistently exhausted his annual and sick leave days and took unpaid leave, often for months at a time, in order to obtain medical assistance. Due to his …Read more

Tags: Antiretrovirals, ARVs, Confidentiality, Degrading treatment, Disclosure, Employment, Health care professionals, Health care workers, HIV, HIV positive, Inhuman treatment, Non-disclosure, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Public hospitals
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Stamen Filipov to the Constitutional Court

Country: Macedonia
Year: 2004
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: 112/2003-0-0
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Hospitals
Human Rights: Right to favorable working conditions, Right to health
Facts:

The Petitioner, Stamen Filipov, challenged a provision regulating right to strike for employees in health care organizations from the Law on Health Care (the Law). The provision stipulated that health care workers had a right to strike as long as doing so did not risk the life and health of citizens. Accordingly, it laid down …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Emergency care, Employment, Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health facilities
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Case 2003-023f

Country: Belgium
Year: 2003
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2003-023f, 12 February 2003
Health Topics: Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination
Tags: Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health regulation, Reimbursement, Social security
Download Judgment: French Flemish