34 judgments found.

Askan Das Batra v. Attorney General

Country: Zambia
Year: 1993
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: (1993-1994) Z.R. 41 (S.C.)
Health Topics: Aging, Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to social security
Facts:

The Appellant was employed by the Zambian Government as an accountant with the Ministry of Legal Affairs.  Upon recommendation for further evaluation of his medical condition he travelled to the United Kingdom where he underwent elective heart surgery.  He then claimed reimbursement of his medical expenses from his employer under the Conditions of Service for …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Aged persons, Elderly, Employment, Health funding, Health insurance, Heart disease, Noncommunicable diseases, Older persons, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Reimbursement, Secondary care, Senior citizens, Social security, Subsidies
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Case 62/1993

Country: Hungary
Year: 1993
Court: Constitutional Court
Health Topics: Aging, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Freedom of expression, Freedom of religion, Right to health, Right to social security
Facts:

The petitioners challenged the constitutionality of a law (Act XII of 1991 on Revision of Certain Pensions and Terminating Certain Pension Supplements (the “Act”)) that annulled the distribution of pension supplements which were given to individuals based on certain honors or honorary titles associated with achievements in science, sport or art, or service in specific …Read more

Tags: Aged persons, Budget, Elderly, Older persons, Senior citizens, Social security
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Case 750B/1990

Country: Hungary
Year: 1991
Court: Constitutional Court
Health Topics: Aging, Child and adolescent health, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to family life
Facts:

The petitioner, Dr. Zsuzsanna Gábor, challenged the constitutionality of Hungary’s law that required women to be married and under forty years of age in order to undergo artificial insemination. The law was challenged on the grounds that it discriminated based on age and marital status, which was prohibited under Article 70 of Hungary’s constitution.

Tags: Assisted reproductive technology, Child development, Family planning, Fertility, In vitro fertilization, Infertility, Older persons, Pregnancy
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Schweiker v. Hogan

Country: United States
Year: 1982
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: 457 U.S. 569 (1982)
Health Topics: Aging, Disabilities, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Poverty
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to social security
Facts:

The Respondents brought this suit challenging the constitutional validity of § 1903(f) of the Social Security Act (the Act); they claimed it violated the equal protection component of the Fifth Amendment. Under the Medicaid program, States were required to provide Medicaid coverage to certain individuals described as the “categorically needy” and, at their discretion, could …Read more

Tags: Access to treatment, Aged persons, Blind, Budget, Disabled, Elderly, Handicapped, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health spending, Indigent, Low income, Older persons, Physically challenged, Poor, Secondary care, Senior citizens, Subsidies, Tertiary care
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