European Roma and Travellers Forum (ERTF) v. the Czech Republic

Country: Czech Republic
Year: 2016
Court: European Committee of Social Rights
Citation: Complaint No. 104/2014

The complainant, European Roma and Travellers Forum (ERTF), filed a complaint against the respondent, the Czech Republic, alleging violation of Article 16 of the European Social Charter, 1961, which provides for right of the family to social, legal and economic protection, on the grounds that Roma people suffered from a lack of accessible housing, residential …Read more

Tags: Child and adolescent health, Freedom from Discrimination, Health care and health services, Health information, Health systems and financing, Infectious diseases, Poverty, Right to a Clean Environment, Right to Health, right to housing, Right to water and sanitation, sanitation and hygiene, Water
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Ontario (General Manager, The Ontario Health Insurance Plan) v. Clarke & Williams

Country: Canada
Year: 2014
Court: Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Divisional Court
Citation: 2014 ONSC 2009

The General Manager of the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (hereinafter “OHIP”) appealed from the decision of the Health Services Appeal and Review Board (hereinafter “the board” ) which was confirmed by the Reconsideration decision of the Board. The appellant had ruled that the respondents, who were seasonal workers in Canada, were not eligible for continued …Read more

Tags: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Occupational health, Right to Health
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