186 judgments found.

Case 2002-138

Country: Belgium
Year: 2002
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2002-138, 2 October 2002
Health Topics: Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial
Tags: Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health regulation
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Case 2002-154

Country: Belgium
Year: 2002
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2002-154, 6 November 2002
Health Topics: Health systems and financing
Tags: Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health regulation
Download Judgment: French Flemish

Case 2002-183

Country: Belgium
Year: 2002
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2002-183, 11 December 2002
Health Topics: Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination
Tags: Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health regulation
Download Judgment: French Flemish

Physicians for Human Rights v. Commander of the IDF Forces in the West Bank

Country: Israel
Year: 2002
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: HCJ 2117/01
Health Topics: Disasters and emergencies, Violence
Human Rights: Right to life
Facts:

Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers allegedly shot at ambulances and wounded the medical teams travelling in them.  Petitioners filed a prospective petition, requesting that the Court order the State to explain such shootings and demand their cessation. According to the State, the IDF soldiers had fired on the ambulances because Palestinian fighters had, on several …Read more

Tags: Armed conflict, Health care professionals, Health care workers, Humanitarian crisis, Military, Militias
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Case 2001-041f

Country: Belgium
Year: 2001
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2001-041f, 29 March 2001
Health Topics: Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial
Tags: Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health regulation
Download Judgment: French Flemish

Lalonde v. Ontario (Commission de Restructuration des Services de Santé)

Country: Canada
Year: 2001
Court: Ontario Court of Appeal
Citation: 56 OR (3d) 505; 208 DLR (4th) 577 (Ont CA)
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health information, Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right of access to information, Rights to the benefits of culture
Facts:

Montfort Hospital appealed the Healthcare Services Restructuring Committee’s (HSRC) decision to transfer services away from the hospital. Montfort was a full-service, general hospital in Ontario that operated, trained health-care professionals and provided services in French on a full-time basis, servicing a large francophone population in eastern Ontario. Exercising its authority under the Public Hospitals Act, …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Awareness, Budget, Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health education, Health expenditures, Health facilities, Health funding, Health promotion, Health regulation, Health spending, Primary care, Public hospitals, Secondary care, Social security, Tertiary care
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Medical and Dental Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal v. Okonkwo

Country: Nigeria
Year: 2001
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: (2002) AHRLR 159 (NgSC 2001); [2001] WRN 1
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Informed consent, Medical malpractice
Human Rights: Freedom of expression, Freedom of religion, Right to bodily integrity, Right to privacy
Facts:

The Medical and Dental Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal (“the Tribunal”) brought charges to determine whether a practitioner is guilty of punishable “infamous conduct” when in deference to a patient’s religious views which he failed to provide live-saving blood transfusions, refer the patient to another practitioner, or terminate his medical contract. The patient, Martha Okorie, and her …Read more

Tags: Duty of care, Health care professionals, Health care workers, Informed choice, Negligence, Non-consensual testing and treatment, Patient choice, Standard of care
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Hoffman v. South African Airways

Country: South Africa
Year: 2000
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: (2) SA 628; 2001 (10) BHRC 571; (2000) 3 CHRLD 146
Health Topics: Health care and health services, HIV/AIDS
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination
Facts:

In 1996, the Appellant applied for employment as a cabin attendant with South African Airways (SAA). At the end of the selection process, he was found to be a suitable candidate for employment. He was then subject to a medical examination, which found him clinically fit and thus suitable for employment. However, a blood test …Read more

Tags: AIDS, Examination, Health care professionals, Health care workers, HIV, HIV positive, HIV status, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Testing, Transmission
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BT v. Oei

Country: Australia
Year: 1999
Court: Supreme Court of New South Wales
Citation: [1999] NSWSC 1082
Health Topics: Controlled substances, Health care and health services, Health information, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases, Medical malpractice, Mental health, Sexual and reproductive health
Facts:

The case was brought by BT on behalf of herself and on behalf of the estate of her late husband, AT, against the defendant, a general practitioner, who was AT’s doctor from 26 November 1991 to 22 January 1993. The case arose as a result of the defendant’s alleged negligent failure to diagnose AT’s HIV …Read more

Tags: AIDS, Awareness, Compensation, Condoms, Confidentiality, Contraceptives, Counseling, Damages, Depression, Diagnostics, Disclosure, Duty of care, Gay, Harm reduction, Health care professionals, Health care workers, Hepatitis, HIV, HIV positive, HIV status, Homosexual, Inadequate treatment, Inappropriate treatment, Injecting drug users, LGBTI, Most-at-risk, Negligence, Non-disclosure, Notification, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Queer, Remedies, Sex workers, Sexually transmitted diseases, Sexually transmitted infections, Spousal notification, Standard of care, STDs, STIs, Testing, Transmission
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