B., A. S. et al. v. DIBA

Country: Argentina
Year: 2014
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: B. 280. XLIX.
Health Topics: Health care and health services, Health systems and financing, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to family life, Right to health, Right to life
Facts:

The plaintiff filed a guarantee of protection of individual constitutional rights (amparo protection) against the Social Security and Health Office of the Navy [DIBA – Dirección de Salud y Acción Social de la Armada] to condemn coverage for all expenditures that could arise from a reproductive assisted treatment in the PROAR Medical Institute, limiting the …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Assisted reproductive technology, sexual and reproductive rights
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Portal de Belén v. Ministerio de Salud y Acción Social

Country: Argentina
Year: 2002
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: P. 709. XXXVI.
Health Topics: Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Right to life
Facts:

The plaintiff, a non profit organization that defended the life of children, filed a guarantee of protection of individual constitutional rights (amparo protection) against the National Ministry of Health and Social Service calling for the prohibition of the manufacture and distribution of an emergency contraceptive pill called “Inmediat” for its alleged “abortive effects”. The First …Read more

Tags: Birth control, Contraceptive pill, Contraceptives, Right to Life, sexual and reproductive rights
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T., S. v. Gobierno de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires

Country: Argentina
Year: 2001
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: T. 421. XXXVI.
Health Topics: Hospitals, Sexual and reproductive health
Human Rights: Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to bodily integrity, Right to health, Right to life, Right to privacy
Facts:

The plaintiff filed a guarantee of protection of individual constitutional rights (amparo protection) against a public hospital in the city of Buenos Aires, to obtain the termination of a pregnancy because the fetus was anencephalic (a baby born with an underdeveloped brain and an incomplete skull), which was denied by the hospital. Abortions are illegal in …Read more

Tags: Right to bodily integrity, Right to Health, Right to Life, Right to Privacy, sexual and reproductive rights
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