4 judgments found.

Cordella and Others v. Italy

Year: 2019
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: ECHR 029 (2019)

The applicants were 180 individuals who lived or have lived in the municipality of Taranto and the neighbouring areas, in Italy. They filed a case against Ilva’s Taranto Plant (an industrial steelworks complex) (hereinafter ‘the factory’) for serious ecological harm caused due to the harmful emissions from its plant which has impacted the health of …Read more

Tags: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Environmental health, public health, Public safety, Right to Clean Environment, Right to Family Life, Right to Life
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Bayev and Ors. v. Russia

Year: 2017
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: Applications nos. 67667/09, 44092/12, and 56717/12

The applicants were three Russian nationals, Mr. Bayev, Mr. Kiselev and Mr. Alekseyev, who had filed applications against the Russian Federation, in response to the legislative ban on “propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations aimed at minors” which was introduced, in part, for the protection of the morality and health of children in Russia. The three …Read more

Tags: Child and adolescent health: Child development, Health information, HIV, Mental health, public health, Right to Access to Information, sexual and reproductive rights
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Gatica, María Emilia v. Instituto Nacional de Servicios Sociales para Jubilados y Pensionados [PAMI]

Country: Argentina
Year: 2012
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: G. 588. XLVI.
Health Topics: Aging, Disabilities, Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Hospitals, Medicines, Poverty
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life

The plaintiff filed a guarantee of protection of individual constitutional rights (amparo protection) against the National Institute of Social Services for Retiree [Instituto Nacional de Servicios Sociales para Jubilados y Pensionados – PAMI] in the First Instance Court which admitted the suit and ordered the respondent to pay monthly for the coverage of an domiciliary …Read more

Tags: Aged persons, Aging, Disabled, Health care, Health systems and financing, Poor, public health
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Country: India
Year: 1996
Court: Supreme Court of India
Citation: (1998) 8 SCC 552
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Right to health

The appellant, a retired government official was informed by Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Chandigarh that no accommodation was available in the hospital at the time when he needed an urgent surgery to be performed against a malignant growth in his kidney. Consequently, he went immediately to the United Kingdom to get his surgery done …Read more

Tags: Duty of care, public health
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