189 judgments found.

Case I A Ca 1266/05

Country: Poland
Year: 2006
Court: Appellate Court - Poznań
Citation: Case File No. I A Ca 1266/05 (May 23, 2006)
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to social security
Facts:

Since 1999, plaintiff Teaching Hospital and defendant National Healthcare Fund entered into contracts that committed the National Healthcare Fund to finance the obstetric pathology services provided by Teaching Hospital. The contracts between the plaintiff and defendant contained a maximum annual amount that the National Healthcare Fund would finance for the subsequent year, however due to …Read more

Tags: Budget, Emergency care, Health expenditures, Health facilities, Health funding, Health insurance, Health spending, Reimbursement, Tertiary care
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Covarrubias v Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration)

Country: Canada
Year: 2006
Court: The Federal Court of Appeal
Citation: 2006 FCA 365
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals, Poverty
Human Rights: Freedom of movement and residence, Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

The appellants were Mexican citizens who arrived in Canada and made a claim for refugee protection. Before their claim was heard, the male appellant was diagnosed with end-stage renal failure and was immediately put on life-sustaining hemodialysis treatment. The Immigration and Refugee Board (‘Board’) denied their claim for refugee protection. Among other findings, the Board …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Budget, Examination, Health care technology, Health expenditures, Health facilities, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Health spending, Immigrants, Immigration, Indigent, Kidney disease, Low income, Noncommunicable diseases, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Poor, Refugees, Testing, Underprivileged
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EN and Others v. Government of RSA and Others (No. 1)

Country: South Africa
Year: 2006
Court: High Court - Durban and Coast Local Division
Citation: 2006 (6) SA 543 (D); 2007 (1) BCLR 84 (D)
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases, Medicines, Poverty, Prisons
Human Rights: Right to health
Facts:

An urgent application was filed on behalf of fifteen prisoners living with HIV/AIDS who required antiretroviral (ARV) treatment while incarcerated at the Westville Correctional Centre (WCC) in KwaZulu-Natal province. The Applicants were acting in their individual capacities and as representatives of the class of prisoners incarcerated at WCC. The sixteenth applicant was the Treatment Action …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, AIDS, Antiretrovirals, ARVs, Budget, Custody, Detention, Essential medicines, First-line treatment, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health spending, HIV, HIV positive, Imprisonment, Incarceration, Inmate, Jail, People living with HIV/AIDS, Pharmaceuticals, Sexually transmitted diseases, Sexually transmitted infections, STDs, STIs
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R (on the application of Rogers) v. Swindon NHS Primary Care Trust and Anr.

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2006
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Citation: [2006] EWCA Civ 392
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Medicines
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

The appellant Ann Rogers, suffered from type HER2 breast cancer, which was in its early stages. She had a poor prognosis of only a 25% chance of remaining free of breast cancer and a 43% chance of being alive at ten years. Herceptin was licensed by the European Medicines Agency (EMEA) for treatment of only …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to health care, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Budget, Cancer, Clinical trials, Drug safety, Health expenditures, Health funding, Noncommunicable diseases, Out-of-pocket expenditures
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Radovan Zecevic to the Constitutional Court

Country: Macedonia
Year: 2006
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: 60/2006-0-0
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to health, Right to social security
Facts:

The Petitioner, Radovan Zecevic, challenged a provision from the Law on Health Insurance (the Law) which excluded any health conditions resulting from the conduct of a criminal offence or a misdemeanour from being funded under the Law. Zecevic argued that the provision was contrary to the right to equality, the right to social security, and …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Emergency care, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Primary care, Secondary care, Social security, Tertiary care
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Reynoso, Nilda Noemí v. I.N.S.S.J.P.

Country: Argentina
Year: 2006
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: R. 638. XL
Health Topics: Aging, Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Medicines, Mental health, Poverty
Human Rights: Right to bodily integrity, Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

The Petitioner, an elderly woman with diabetes, filed an action of amparo against the I.N.S.S.J.P, a public entity devoted to the provision of public health insurance to retired people. She requested the judiciary to order the Respondent to provide her 100U of human insulin, reactive tape and disposable syringes, as well as the medicine “Ampliactil” …Read more

Tags: Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Aged persons, Diabetes, Elderly, Emergency care, Essential medicines, Health funding, Health insurance, Incapacity, Incompetence, Indigent, Insanity, Low income, Mental competence, Older persons, Poor, Senior citizens, Social security, Underprivileged
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Terry Buffett v. Canadian Forces

Country: Canada
Year: 2006
Court: Canadian Human Rights Tribunal
Citation: 2006 CHRT 39
Health Topics: Disabilities, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination
Facts:

Terry Buffet, a male service member in the Canadian Armed Forces wanted to use his employment benefit for in vitro fertilization (IVF) because of reasons of his infertility. The Canadian Forces (CF) provided insurance for military members, but not for their family members. CF did, however, provide coverage of IVF to female military members. Upon …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Differently abled, Disabled, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health insurance, Health spending, In vitro fertilization, Infertility, Physically challenged
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Victoria Yisraeli v. Health Basket Committee

Country: Israel
Year: 2006
Court: Supreme Court (sitting as High Court of Justice)
Citation: HCJ 2974/06
Health Topics: Disabilities, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Medicines, Poverty
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to health
Facts:

Vicki Yisraeli was gradually going deaf, and was diagnosed as having hearing at a level 15% of that of a healthy person. She sought a cochlear implant procedure to save her hearing. However, to obtain one, she was required under the Second Supplement of the National Insurance Law, 1994 (the Law) to pay a participation …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to health care, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Deaf, Disabled, Health care technology, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health insurance, Health spending, Low income, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Social security, Subsidies
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Yvonne Watts v. Bedford Primary Care Trust and Secretary of State for Health

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 2006
Court: European Court of Justice
Citation: C-372/04
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to social security
Facts:

This case was a reference for a preliminary ruling, concerning the interpretation of Articles 48-50 of the Treaty establishing the European Community, as well as Article 22 of Council Regulation 1408/71 on the application of social security schemes to employed persons, self-employed persons and members of their families moving within the Community. The reference arose …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Budget, Emergency care, Employment, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Health spending, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Reimbursement, Social security, Tertiary care
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British Columbia v Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd.

Country: Canada
Year: 2005
Court: Supreme Court of Canada
Citation: 2005 SCC 49
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Tobacco
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial
Facts:

The Province of British Columbia (BC) passed the Tobacco Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act (the “Act”) to allow the government to sue tobacco manufacturers for the costs of providing health care to individuals exposed to tobacco products. Under the Act a given manufacturer could be held liable for a proportion of provincial health …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Health expenditures, Health funding, Tobacco control, Tobacco regulation
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