210 judgments found.

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
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Case 2001-098f

Country: Belgium
Year: 2001
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2001-098f, 13 July 2001
Health Topics: Health systems and financing, Medicines
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination
Tags: Health expenditures, Health funding, Health regulation, Health spending, Pharmaceuticals, Pricing
Download Judgment: French Flemish

Case 2001-131n

Country: Belgium
Year: 2001
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: C. C., n°2001-131n, 30 October 2001
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to life, Right to social security
Facts:

Illegal migrants who had applied for regularization were de facto condoned on the territory pending their application, but were not entitled to full social services; they were only entitled to urgent medical care. In contrast, asylum seekers who were appealing a rejection and foreigners residing legally in the country were entitled to full social services. …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Health regulation, Migrants, Refugees, Social security
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Case 2001-133f

Country: Belgium
Year: 2001
Court: Cour d'arbitrage [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2001-133f, 30 October 2001
Health Topics: Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to due process/fair trial
Facts:

The National Institute for Health and Disability Insurance’s Medical Control Service asked the Court of Arbitration a preliminary question on articles 141, 146 and 156 of the Law relating to mandatory healthcare and benefits insurance (“Law”), concerning their potential violation of articles 10 and 11 of the Belgian Constitution, and correspondingly, of article 6 of …Read more

Tags: Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Reimbursement, Subsidies
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Case 2001-159f

Country: Belgium
Year: 2001
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2001-159f, 19 December 2001
Health Topics: Health systems and financing, Medicines
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to due process/fair trial
Tags: Health expenditures, Health funding, Health regulation, Health spending, Pharmaceuticals, Pricing
Download Judgment: French Flemish

Case T-1132/01

Country: Colombia
Year: 2001
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: Corte Constitucional [C.C.] [Constitutional Court], Sala Séptima de Revisión octubre 25, 2001, M.P.: Eduardo Montealegre Lynett, Sentencia T-1132/01 (Colom.).
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Medicines, Poverty
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to health, Right to life, Right to social security
Facts:

Originally, three individuals living with HIV brought action against Hospital Simón Bolívar and the District’s Secretary of Health for the Hospital’s refusal to provide them with the necessary medications and treatment for their condition upon petitioners’ inability to afford payment of the medications and services. The petitioners claimed violations of their rights to health, life …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, AIDS, Antiretrovirals, ARVs, Budget, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health regulation, Health spending, HIV, Low income, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Poor, Sexually transmitted diseases, Sexually transmitted infections, STDs, STIs, Subsidies, Underprivileged
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Hospital Británico de Buenos Aires v. Estado Nacional (Ministerio de Salud y Acción Social)

Country: Argentina
Year: 2001
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: H. 90. XXXIV
Health Topics: Controlled substances, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, HIV/AIDS
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to bodily integrity, Right to health, Right to liberty and security of person, Right to life, Right to property
Facts:

Hospital Británico de Buenos Aires, a private health service provider, filled a guarantee of protection of individual constitutional rights (amparo protection) against the Federal State requiring the judiciary to declare that the National Act 24.754 was contrary to articles 14, 17, 28 and 33 of the National Constitution. The law obliged private health service providers …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Addiction, AIDS, Drug use, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, HIV, IDUs, Injecting drug users, People living with HIV/AIDS, People who use drugs, PLHIV, Rehabilitation, Social security, Subsidies, Substance abuse
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Joined Cases of Geraets-Smits and Peerboom

Country: Netherlands
Year: 2001
Court: European Court of Justice
Citation: C-157/99
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom of movement and residence, Right to social security
Facts:

In the Netherlands, the sickness insurance scheme was based principally on the Law on Sickness Funds (the “ZFW”), the Law on General Insurance for Special Sickness Costs and the Law on Access to Sickness Insurance. Such insurance scheme required prior authorization for treatment which was not carried out by a contracted provider; almost all contracted …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Diagnostics, Emergency care, Examination, Health insurance, Health regulation, Neurological diseases, Reimbursement
Download Judgment: English

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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N. R. V. v. Ministry of Health and East Metropolitan Health Service

Country: Chile
Year: 2001
Court: Corte Suprema de Justica [Supreme Court of Chile]
Citation: Corte Suprema de Justica [C.S.J.] [Supreme Court of Chile], 9 octubre 2001, "N. R. V. v. Servicio de Salud Metropolitano Oriente y Ministro de Salud," Rol de la causa: 3.599-2001-10-16 (Chile).
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases, Medicines
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

Petitioners brought an action against the Ministry of Health and the Public Health Service, seeking protection for their constitutional rights to life and freedom from discrimination, in regards to their ability to access medicines and health treatment for HIV/AIDS. Petitioners argued that HIV/AIDS should be considered a public health issue and, consequently, the Ministry of …Read more

Tags: Access to medicines, Access to treatment, AIDS, Antiretrovirals, ARVs, Budget, Health expenditures, Health regulation, Health spending, HIV, People living with HIV/AIDS
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