132 judgments found.

Doe v. Bolton

Country: United States
Year: 1973
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: 410 U.S. 179 (1973)
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Poverty, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to family life, Right to health, Right to life, Right to privacy

Mary Doe, under a pseudonym, was a married, twenty-two year old mother living in Georgia. At the time of this case, she already had three children, two in foster care and the third given up for adoption due to her inability to provide for them. She sought an abortion from the Grady Memorial Hospital Abortion …Read more

Tags: Abortion, Abortion counseling, Access to treatment, Clinics, Conscientious objection, Family planning, Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health facilities, Low income, Poor, Pregnancy, Private hospitals, Public hospitals, Termination of pregnancy, Therapeutic abortion
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Francisco C. De La Rama v. The People’s Court

Country: Philippines
Year: 1946
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: G.R. No. L-982
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Infectious diseases, Medicines, Poverty, Prisons
Human Rights: Right to liberty and security of person

The Petitioner was an accused seeking bail on the grounds of ill health. In the meantime, he had filed a motion asking for permission to be confined and treated in a hospital while the bail petition was being considered. The People’s Court ordered that the Petitioner be temporarily confined and treated in the Quezon Institute, …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to health care, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Custody, Detainee, Detention, Diagnostics, Examination, Imprisonment, Incarceration, Indigent, Inmate, Low income, Lung disease, Poor, TB, Testing, Tuberculosis
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