134 judgments found.

Dina Rosa Vieira v. Municipality of Porto Alegre

Country: Brazil
Year: 2000
Court: Supremo Tribunal Federal (Supreme Federal Tribunal)
Citation: No. AGRG. 271.286-8 Rio Grande do Sul
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, HIV/AIDS, Medicines, Poverty
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

Dina Rosa Vieira brought the case against the municipality of Porto Alegre for failing to provide medication for the treatment of AIDS. Vieira was destitute and unable to afford the medication herself. The first instance court ruled in favor of Vieira and ruled that in light of the constitutional principles protecting the right to health …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to health care, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, AIDS, Antiretrovirals, ARVs, Budget, Health expenditures, HIV, HIV positive, Indigent, Low income, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Poor, Social security
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Haindongo Nghidipohamba Nanditume v. Minister of Defense

Country: Namibia
Year: 2000
Court: Labour Court
Citation: Haindongo Nghidipohamba Nanditume v. Minister of Def., Case. No. LC 24/98 (Namib.).
Health Topics: Health care and health services, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to health
Facts:

The HIV/AIDS epidemic in Namibia prompted the Government of Namibia to issue Guidelines for the Implementation of a National Code on HIV/AIDS in Employment (Guidelines), which extended nondiscrimination provisions to enlistment procedures of the Namibian Defence Force (NDF). In part, the Guidelines aimed to counteract prejudices and ignorance surrounding the nature and cause of HIV/AIDS, …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, AIDS, Examination, HIV, HIV positive, HIV status, Military, Most-at-risk, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV
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Herring v. Keenan

Country: United States
Year: 2000
Court: 10th Circuit Court of Appeal
Citation: 218 F.3d 1171 (2000)
Health Topics: Health information, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases
Human Rights: Right to due process/fair trial, Right to liberty and security of person, Right to privacy
Facts:

The Appellant, Herring, brought this suit alleging a violation of his constitutional right to privacy after his federal probation officer, Keenan, improperly disclosed his HIV status to his sister and to his restaurant employer. In December 1993, Herring voluntarily informed his probation officer that he had taken an HIV test and that he might be …Read more

Tags: AIDS, Confidentiality, Disclosure, Employment, Health information, HIV, HIV positive, HIV status, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Secrecy, Sexually transmitted diseases, Sexually transmitted infections, STDs, STIs
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Hoffman v. South African Airways

Country: South Africa
Year: 2000
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: (2) SA 628; 2001 (10) BHRC 571; (2000) 3 CHRLD 146
Health Topics: Health care and health services, HIV/AIDS
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination
Facts:

In 1996, the Appellant applied for employment as a cabin attendant with South African Airways (SAA). At the end of the selection process, he was found to be a suitable candidate for employment. He was then subject to a medical examination, which found him clinically fit and thus suitable for employment. However, a blood test …Read more

Tags: AIDS, Examination, Health care professionals, Health care workers, HIV, HIV positive, HIV status, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Testing, Transmission
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Makuto v. State

Country: Botswana
Year: 2000
Court: Court of Appeals
Citation: [2000] 5 LRC 183; (2000) 3 CHRLD 151
Health Topics: HIV/AIDS
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to liberty and security of person
Facts:

M was convicted of rape. Under s 142(2) of the Penal Code (as amended by the Penal Code (Amendment) Act 1998 (No 5 of 1998)) he was required to undergo an HIV test before being sentenced. M tested positive. Under s 142(4)(a) a person convicted of rape who proves to have HIV is subject to …Read more

Tags: AIDS, Criminalization, HIV, HIV positive, HIV status, Transmission
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Midwa v. Midwa

Country: Kenya
Year: 2000
Court: Court of Appeal at Nairobi
Citation: (2003) AHRLR 189 (KeCA 2000)
Health Topics: HIV/AIDS
Human Rights: Right to family life, Right to property
Facts:

The parties were husband and wife married under the African Christian Marriage and Divorce Act. They had two sons, ages seven and ten. In 2000, the husband petitioned for divorce on the grounds of cruelty, claiming that the wife, having tested HIV positive, was endangering his life. The superior court ordered that the wife be …Read more

Tags: HIV, HIV positive, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV
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BT v. Oei

Country: Australia
Year: 1999
Court: Supreme Court of New South Wales
Citation: [1999] NSWSC 1082
Health Topics: Controlled substances, Health care and health services, Health information, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases, Medical malpractice, Mental health, Sexual and reproductive health
Facts:

The case was brought by BT on behalf of herself and on behalf of the estate of her late husband, AT, against the defendant, a general practitioner, who was AT’s doctor from 26 November 1991 to 22 January 1993. The case arose as a result of the defendant’s alleged negligent failure to diagnose AT’s HIV …Read more

Tags: AIDS, Awareness, Compensation, Condoms, Confidentiality, Contraceptives, Counseling, Damages, Depression, Diagnostics, Disclosure, Duty of care, Gay, Harm reduction, Health care professionals, Health care workers, Hepatitis, HIV, HIV positive, HIV status, Homosexual, Inadequate treatment, Inappropriate treatment, Injecting drug users, LGBTI, Most-at-risk, Negligence, Non-disclosure, Notification, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Queer, Remedies, Sex workers, Sexually transmitted diseases, Sexually transmitted infections, Spousal notification, Standard of care, STDs, STIs, Testing, Transmission
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In re C (a child)

Country: United Kingdom
Year: 1999
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Citation: [1999] EWCA Civ 3007
Health Topics: Child and adolescent health, HIV/AIDS, Informed consent, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to bodily integrity, Right to family life
Facts:

C’s mother was HIV infected. C, who was born in April 1999 was breastfed by her mother despite concern that this increased C’s potential to become infected by HIV if she was not already HIV positive. The local authority sought a direction for a blood test to be carried out to test C’s HIV status …Read more

Tags: AIDS, Breast feeding, Child development, Children, Compulsory testing, HIV, HIV positive, HIV status, Infant health, Involuntary testing, Mandatory testing, Minor, Most-at-risk, Non-consensual testing and treatment, Non-evidence based treatment, Parental consent, Pediatric health, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Transmission
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X v. Commonwealth

Country: Australia
Year: 1999
Court: High Court
Citation: [1999] HCA 63; 200 CLR 177; 167 ALR 529; 74 ALJR 176
Health Topics: Disabilities, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases, Occupational health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination
Facts:

X was discharged from the Australian Defence Force (ADF) after he tested positive for HIV, in accordance with an ADF policy that sought to avoid transmission of HIV between soldiers. He subsequently filed a complaint with the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission (the Commission), claiming his discharge constituted unlawful discrimination under the Disability Discrimination …Read more

Tags: AIDS, Disabled, Employment, Hepatitis, HIV, HIV positive, HIV status, Military, Occupational hazards, Occupational health and safety, People living with HIV/AIDS, PLHIV, Safe working conditions, Sexually transmitted diseases, Sexually transmitted infections, STDs, STIs, Transmission
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Abbott v. Bragdon

Country: United States
Year: 1998
Court: United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit
Citation: 163 F. 3d 87 (1st Cir. 1998)
Health Topics: Disabilities, Health care and health services, HIV/AIDS
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to health
Facts:

The plaintiff (Sidney Abbott), an asymptomatic HIV-individual, brought a discrimination suit against the defendant (Randon Bragdon), a dentist who refused to fill the plaintiff’s cavity in his dental office. Plaintiff asserted that this refusal of dental treatment was a violation of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §12182 (1994), and the Maine Human …Read more

Tags: Access to treatment, Access to treatment Health facilities, HIV, HIV positive, Transmission
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