30 judgments found.

Gila Louzon v. Government of Israel

Country: Israel
Year: 2005
Court: Supreme Court (sitting as the High Court of Justice)
Citation: HCJ 3071/05
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Medicines
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to bodily integrity, Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

The decision addressed three petitions with similar facts. In all three cases, the petitioners were diagnosed with cancer and prescribed a medication not included in the health services basket available under the national health care services (which was prohibitively expensive to purchase individually). By the time two of the petitions came to the Court, however, …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Budget, Cancer, Emergency care, Essential medicines, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Health spending, Non-communicable diseases, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Pharmaceuticals, Pricing, Social security, Subsidies, Tertiary care
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Minister of Health, et al. v. New Clicks South Africa (Pty.) Ltd., et al.

Country: South Africa
Year: 2005
Court: Constitutional Court
Citation: [2005] ZACC 14; 2006 (8) BCLR 872 (CC); 2006 (2) SA 311 (CC)
Health Topics: Health systems and financing, Medicines
Human Rights: Right to health
Facts:

This case involved the regulation of fees for the dispensing of medicines by public and private pharmacies. The first Applicant (the Minister) had made and published the Regulations Relating to a Transparent Pricing System for Medicines and Scheduled Substances (the Regulations) under the Medicines and Related Substances Act 101 of 1965 (the Medicines Act). The …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to medicines, Health regulation, Pricing
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Case 2004-073f

Country: Belgium
Year: 2004
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2004-073f, 5 May 2004
Health Topics: Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to due process/fair trial
Tags: Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health regulation, Pharmaceuticals, Pricing, Reimbursement, Social security
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Competition Commission v. South African Medical Association

Country: South Africa
Year: 2004
Court: Competition Tribunal
Citation: Case No. 23/CR/Apr04
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Facts:

The Competition Commission (Commission) initiated an investigation into the conduct of the South African Medical Association (SAMA) in relation to the setting of tariffs for health care services provided by its members. SAMA is a non-profit association that is the representative association of medical practitioners in South Africa. SAMA dealt with both professional and business …Read more

Tags: Health care technology, Pricing
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Case 2003-040f

Country: Belgium
Year: 2003
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2003-040f, 9 April 2003
Health Topics: Health systems and financing, Medicines
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to due process/fair trial, Right to work
Tags: Health care professionals, Health care workers, Health regulation, Pharmaceuticals, Pricing, Reimbursement, Social security
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Nitecki v. Poland

Country: Poland
Year: 2002
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Application No. 65653/01
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Medicines, Poverty
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

Applicant Mr. Zdzislaw Nitecki was a Polish national diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, in 1976. In June 1999, he was prescribed the drug Rilutek to treat his ALS. He appealed to the Kujawsko-Pomorski Health Insurance Fund (“Fund”) to reimburse his out-of-pocket costs, noting that, as a pensioner, he …Read more

Tags: Access to drugs, Access to health care, Access to medicines, Access to treatment, Budget, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health insurance, Health regulation, Health spending, Low income, Neurological diseases, Noncommunicable diseases, Out-of-pocket expenditures, Pharmaceuticals, Poor, Pricing, Reimbursement, Subsidies, Underprivileged
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Case 2001-098f

Country: Belgium
Year: 2001
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2001-098f, 13 July 2001
Health Topics: Health systems and financing, Medicines
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination
Tags: Health expenditures, Health funding, Health regulation, Health spending, Pharmaceuticals, Pricing
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Case 2001-159f

Country: Belgium
Year: 2001
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°2001-159f, 19 December 2001
Health Topics: Health systems and financing, Medicines
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination, Right to due process/fair trial
Tags: Health expenditures, Health funding, Health regulation, Health spending, Pharmaceuticals, Pricing
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Case 2000-103f

Country: Belgium
Year: 2000
Court: C. C., n°2000-0103f, 11 October 2000
Citation: C. C., n°2000-0103f, 11 October 2000
Health Topics: Health systems and financing, Medicines
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination
Tags: Essential medicines, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health regulation, Health spending, Pharmaceuticals, Pricing
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Case 1999-097f

Country: Belgium
Year: 1999
Court: Court constitutionnelle [Constitutional Court of Belgium]
Citation: C. C., n°1999-097f, 15 September 1999
Health Topics: Health systems and financing, Medicines
Human Rights: Freedom from discrimination
Tags: Essential medicines, Health expenditures, Health funding, Health regulation, Health spending, Pharmaceuticals, Pricing
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