2 judgments found.

Centro Médico Segurola S.A. v. Estado Nacional

Country: Argentina
Year: 1998
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: C. 1042. XXXIII.
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing
Human Rights: Freedom of association, Right to development, Right to privacy, Right to property, Right to social security, Right to work
Facts:

The Medical Center “Segurola S.A” (“Centro Médico Segurola S.A”) filed a guarantee of protection of individual constitutional rights (amparo protection) against the National State, under article 43 of Argentina’s National Constitution and law 16.986. The plaintiff considered law 24.754 to be unconstitutional because in article 1 it established that the companies that provide prepaid medical …Read more

Tags: Health insurance, Health regulation, Right to Property, Right to work, Social security
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B. R. E. v. Policía Federal Argentina

Country: Argentina
Year: 1996
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: B. 77. XXX.
Health Topics: HIV/AIDS, Informed consent, Public safety
Human Rights: Right of access to information, Right to bodily integrity, Right to health, Right to life, Right to privacy, Right to work
Facts:

The plaintiff filed a guarantee of protection of individual constitutional rights (amparo protection) against the Argentine Federal Police, which issued a resolution forcing the plaintiff to retire from the police force due to being HIV positive. The HIV test was performed without the consent of the plaintiff, which constituted a violation of his right to privacy. …Read more

Tags: Compulsory testing, discrimination, HIV positive, HIV/AIDS, Non-consensual testing and treatment, People living with HIV/ AIDS, Right to bodily integrity, Right to Health, Right to Life, Right to Privacy, Right to work
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