210 judgments found.

Andersson, Anne-Marie v. Sweden

Country: Sweden
Year: 1997
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: App. No. 20022/92, 25 Eur. H.R. Rep. 722 (1998).
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, Health care and health services, Health information, Health systems and financing, Mental health
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial, Right to privacy
Facts:

Applicant, a Swedish national who lived with her youngest son was unable to work as a result of dental problems which caused her severe pain, and anxiety about a dispute with her landlord. She contacted a psychiatric clinic in order to receive a medical certificate which would enable her to claim sickness benefit from the …Read more

Tags: Confidentiality, Counseling, Disclosure, Health data, Health records, Health regulation, Medical records, Mental competence, Mental disability, Mental disorder, Mental illness, Non-disclosure, Notification, Psychiatry, Psychology, Secrecy, Social security, Subsidies
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Case 180838

Country: France
Year: 1997
Court: Conseil d'État (Council of State)
Citation: N° 180838 180839 180867. , 30 April 1997
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Right to health
Facts:

The national association for the ethics of liberal medicine (l’Association nationale pour l’éthique de la médecine libérale) requests the annulment of Articles 6, 11, 17, 19 and 20 of the Ordinance of 24 April 1996 on the medical control of health spending using an adjustment mechanism for medical expenses. Articles 17, 19 and 20 institute …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Health spending
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Case 1997-020

Country: Belgium
Year: 1997
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°19967-020f, 15 April 1997
Health Topics: Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination
Facts:

The professional Union of Belgian and International Insurance Companies (“UPEA”) introduced a request to annul articles 24, 4, and 25 (the “impugned provisions”) of the law dated December 20, 1995 (the “contested law”), which pertained to mandatory healthcare and indemnity insurance. UPEA asserted that article 24, 4, of the contested law conferred to certain physician …Read more

Tags: Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Health spending, Social security, Subsidies
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Case 1997-033f

Country: Belgium
Year: 1997
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°1997-033f, 29 May 1997
Health Topics: Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination
Tags: Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health regulation
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Joint Stock Company “Transkop”, Bitola to the Constitutional Court

Country: Macedonia
Year: 1997
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: 77/1998-0-0
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 Joint Stock Company ‘Transkop’, Bitola (the Company), challenged two bylaws establishing conditions on the funding of treatment abroad by the Health Insurance Fund. These bylaws were the Rulebook on the conditions and manner for referring the insurees to treatment abroad (the Rulebook) and the Resolution of the Minister of Health no.02-1439/1 delivered on February …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Emergency care, Employment, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Reimbursement, Social security, Tertiary care
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R v. Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, ex parte Blood

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 1997
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Citation: [1997] 2 All ER 687; [1997] 2 WLR 806; [1999] Fam 151
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Informed consent, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to bodily integrity, Right to family life, Right to health
Facts:

Mr. and Mrs. Blood were married and attempting to have a family. Unfortunately, Mr. Blood contracted meningitis and went into a coma prior to any conception, so Mrs. Blood requested that doctors take sperm by electro-ejaculation while Mr. Blood was in the coma. The doctors took two different samples, and Mr. Blood passed away soon …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Assisted reproductive technology, Compulsory treatment, Family planning, Forced treatment, Health care technology, Health regulation, In utero fertilization, In vitro fertilization, Informed choice, Involuntary treatment, Mandatory treatment, Non-consensual testing and treatment, Patient choice, Spousal consent, Unauthorized treatment
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Waldman v. The Medical Services Commission of British Columbia, et al.

Country: Canada
Year: 1997
Court: Supreme Court of British Columbia
Citation: [1997] B.C.J. No. 1793, 150 D.L.R. (4th) 405, [1998] 5 W.W.R. 9.
Health Topics: Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom of movement and residence, Right to liberty and security of person, Right to work
Facts:

Three doctors challenged the Medical Services Commission of British Columbia’s (“the Commission’s”) variable fee-for-service rates, which were based on province of residence and physician seniority. In 1994, the Commission enacted interim measures under which new billers (medical practitioners who applied to the Commission after February 11, 1994) were issued restricted billing numbers. New billers were …Read more

Tags: Budget, Health care professionals, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Health spending
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A. & Ors. v. Denmark

Country: Denmark
Year: 1996
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: App. No. 20826/92, 22 Eur. H.R. Rep. 458 (1996).
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, HIV/AIDS, Hospitals, Infectious diseases, Medical malpractice
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial
Facts:

The applicants were Danish citizens infected with HIV through State administered blood transfusions, who filed a violation of Article 6 of the Convention (right to court) claim. Eight of the applicants were victims and two were relatives of victims, who through frequent blood transfusions at Danish Hospitals were infected with HIV. The eight applicants/victims joined …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, AIDS, Blood transfusion, Health regulation, HIV, HIV positive, HIV status, Inappropriate treatment, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Sexually transmitted diseases, Sexually transmitted infections, Standard of care, Testing
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Macedonian Trade Union Association to the Constitutional Court

Country: Macedonia
Year: 1996
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: 23/1996-0-0
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to social security
Facts:

The Macedonian Trade Union Association and the Trade Union of Construction, Construction Material Industry and Design of the Republic of Macedonia challenged the constitutionality of Articles 11, 16 paragraph 3 and 203-a of the Law on amending and supplementing the Law on Health Care (“the Law”). Article 11 of the Law required insured workers to …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Employment, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Health spending, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Primary care, Social security
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R v. Wandsworth London Borough Council, ex parte Beckwith

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 1996
Court: House of Lords
Citation: [1996] 1 ALL ER 129
Health Topics: Aging, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Right to housing, Right to social security
Facts:

Mr. Beckwith was a 75 year old resident of the George Potter Home, which was one of the four residential care homes for the elderly in the London Borough of Wandsworth. The borough’s council (the Council) had decided to transfer the other three homes into private ownership and to close down George Potter Home altogether. …Read more

Tags: Aged persons, Elderly, Health regulation, Older persons, Senior citizens
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