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End of Age Limit for Assisted Fertilization (September 24, 2015) by Eduardo Soares

On September 22, 2015, the Brazilian Federal Council of Medicine (Conselho Federal de Medicina, CFM), issued ...

Topic: Families ; Health; Pregnancy
Jurisdiction: Brazil

ID Number Act Expanded Even Before Becoming Operative (September 16, 2015) by Sayuri Umeda

The Diet (Japan's legislature) has amended and expanded an act that establishes a personal identification (ID) ...

Topic: Banks and financial institutions; Employee benefits; Government documents; Health information and medical records; Health insurance; Social security; Taxation
Jurisdiction: Japan

Mandatory HIV Testing Before Marriage Proposed (September 15, 2015) by Peter Roudik

On September 9, 2015, legislation aimed at establishing additional requirements for marriage registration was introduced in ...

Topic: Families ; Health; Health information and medical records; HIV/AIDS; Marriage and family status
Jurisdiction: Russia

Allowing Juvenile to Stop Medical Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis Constitutes Torture (September 11, 2015) by Jenny Gesley

On August 4, 2015, the German Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof, BGH) held that letting a ...

Topic: Child welfare; Children's rights; Judiciary; Patient's rights; Criminal code; Health; Human rights and civil liberties
Jurisdiction: Germany

Veterans Permitted to Seek Medical Treatment Abroad (July 30, 2015) by Peter Roudik

On July 2, 2015, the President of Armenia signed into law amendments to the Law on ...

Topic: Health; Military service; Veterans
Jurisdiction: Armenia

Access to Abortions Simplified for Minors (July 28, 2015) by Peter Roudik

On February 12, 2015, the President of Estonia signed into law amendments to the Act on ...

Topic: Abortion; Children's rights; Health; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Estonia

Update: Health Canada Responds to Supreme Court Ruling on Cannabis (July 13, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On July 8, 2015, Health Canada, the country's federal department in charge of public health, responded ...

Topic: Controlled substances; Health; Prescription drugs
Jurisdiction: Canada

Constitutional Court Confirms Legal Obligation to Vaccinate Children (June 23, 2015) by Nicolas Boring

On March 20, 2015, the Conseil constitutionnel (Constitutional Council) found that the French legal requirement for ...

Topic: Child health; Health promotion and preventive care; Public health
Jurisdiction: France

Supreme Court Rules That All Forms of Medical Marijuana Are Permissible (June 19, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On June 11, 2015, in the case of R. v. Smith (2015, SCC 34, JUDGMENTS ...

Topic: Controlled substances; Health; Prescription drugs
Jurisdiction: Canada

Province of Ontario to Ban 'Conversion Therapy' for LGBT Children (June 12, 2015) by Tariq Ahmad

On June 4, 2015, the Canadian province of Ontario passed Bill 77 ...

Topic:  Health insurance; LGBT rights; Children's rights
Jurisdiction: Canada

Receipt of Sick Leave Benefits Will Depend on Healthy Life Style (June 01, 2015) by Peter Roudik

On May 27, 2015, it was reported that Russian legislators had discussed the possibility of providing ...

Topic: Government; Health care funding; Health insurance
Jurisdiction: Russia

Proposed Law to Place Restrictions on Tobacco Sales (May 28, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On May 26, 2015, Thailand's Cabinet approved a draft law on tobacco control; the legislation was ...

Topic: Health; Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Long-Term Care Legislation Adopted (May 22, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

On May 15, 2015, the Legislative Yuan, Taiwan's main legislative body, passed a draft law on ...

Topic: Health; Health insurance
Jurisdiction: Taiwan

"Medicine Baby" Authorized (May 07, 2015) by Eduardo Soares

The National Council for Medically Assisted Procreation (Conselho Nacional de Procriação Medicamente Assistida) of Portugal for ...

Topic: Child health; Families ; Health
Jurisdiction: Portugal

Court Rejects Request for Recognition of Contract-Based Parenthood (April 15, 2015) by Ruth Levush

On April 1, 2015, Israel's Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision by an extended bench of ...

Topic: Adoption and foster care; Children's rights; Families ; Health
Jurisdiction: Israel

New Surrogacy Law (April 06, 2015) by Sayuri Umeda

On February 19, 2015, the National Legislative Assembly of Thailand enacted the Protection for Children Born ...

Topic: Children's rights; Families ; Health
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Special Tax to Bolster General Sickness Fund (February 24, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

On December 1, 2014, Aruba began to levy a special, monthly 1% tax on most business ...

Topic: Health care funding; Taxation
Jurisdiction: Aruba

Warning Labels on Cigarette Packages (January 05, 2015) by Constance Johnson

In accordance with a July 11, 2014, Supreme Court order that came into effect on January ...

Topic: Health; Marketing and advertising; Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Sri Lanka

National Health Bill Enacted (December 16, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported recently that Nigeria's President, Goodluck Jonathan, signed into law the National Health Bill, ...

Topic: Health; Health care funding
Jurisdiction: Nigeria

Law on Inspection of Food Quality and Nutrition in Educational Institutions Passed (November 13, 2014) by Ruth Levush

On July 28, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Food Quality and Proper Nutrition ...

Topic: Administrative law and regulatory procedures; Child health; Education; Food safety; Health
Jurisdiction: Israel

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Last updated: September 24, 2015