188 judgments found.

Case 2002-026f

Country: Belgium
Year: 2002
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2002-026f, 30 January 2002
Health Topics: Health systems and financing, Medical malpractice
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to due process/fair trial
Facts:

A medical provider was accused of having provided unnecessary medical services paid for by the mandatory healthcare and benefits insurance regime of Belgium, in violation of Article 73 of the Law relating to mandatory healthcare and benefits insurance (“Healthcare Law”), which prohibited the provision of unnecessarily expensive or superfluous services. The medical provider contested the …Read more

Tags: Budget, Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Inappropriate treatment, Reimbursement, Social security
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Case 2002-129

Country: Belgium
Year: 2002
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2002-129, 10 July 2002
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
Download Judgment: French Flemish

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
Download Judgment: French Flemish

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
Download Judgment: English