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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
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
Supreme Court Ruling Against Forced Sterilizations of HIV-Positive Women (November 10, 2014) by Constance Johnson
On November 3, 2014, the Supreme Court of Namibia ruled ...
Topic: Health; HIV/AIDS; Human rights; Women's rights
HIV-Infected Individuals Cannot Adopt Children (November 06, 2014) by Peter Roudik
On September 23, 2014, the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation upheld the legality of the ...
Topic: Adoption and foster care; Children's rights; Health; HIV/AIDS
Report Calls for E-Cigarettes to Be Strictly Regulated (October 15, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin
In a report entitled Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems, to be discussed at the Conference of the ...
Topic: Health; Marketing and advertising; Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: World Health Organization
Precedent-Setting Decision on Rabbinical Court (July 16, 2014) by Ruth Levush
Israel's High Court of Justice, with an extended bench of seven justices, recently voided a decision ...
Topic: Health; Judiciary
Prohibition of Age-Based Discrimination in Public Places and in Provision of Products and Services (July 15, 2014) by Ruth Levush
On July 7, 2014, the Knesset (Israel's parliament) passed the Prohibition of Discrimination (Amendments) Law, ...
Topic: Civil rights and liberties; Discrimination; Health
Changing Legal Sexual Identity Simplified (July 03, 2014) by Constance Johnson
The Danish Parliament has approved a law allowing Danish citizens to change their legal gender identity ...
Topic: Documents; Health; Human rights
Agreement with PAHO on Cooperation to Achieve Universal Health Coverage (July 03, 2014) by Gustavo Guerra
On June 3, 2014, the leaders of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Organization ...
Topic: Health; Health care funding; Health insurance; International affairs
Jurisdiction: Organization of American States
Agreement on Health Emergencies (July 02, 2014) by Gustavo Guerra
Health authorities from Mexico, the United States, and Canada recently announced that they have reached an ...
Topic: Health; International affairs; Public health; Emergency management
Jurisdiction: Canada; Mexico; United States
New Laws for Healthcare and Medical Strategy (June 10, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda
The Act to Promote Healthcare and Medical Strategy was promulgated in Japan on May 30, 2014. ...
Topic: Health; Health promotion and preventive care; Medical research
Denial of Adoption for Same-Sex Parents of Child Conceived Through Medically Assisted Reproduction (May 23, 2014) by Nicolas Boring
A court in Versailles has denied a same-sex couple the adoption of a child conceived through ...
Topic: Adoption and foster care; Health; Same-sex marriage
Budget Includes Introduction of $7 Co-pay for Doctor Visits (May 22, 2014) by Kelly Buchanan
On May 13, 2014, the Australian Treasurer, Joe Hockey, published the federal government's annual budget for ...
Topic: Budget; Health; Health care funding; Health insurance
New Regulation on Clinical Trials (April 17, 2014) by Theresa Papademetriou
On April 14, 2014, a new regulation on the authorization of clinical trials was adopted at ...
Topic: Health; International organizations; Medical research
Jurisdiction: European Union
Removal of Age Restriction for Euthanasia (March 11, 2014) by Nicolas Boring
On March 2, 2014, Belgium's King Philippe signed into law an amendment to that country's euthanasia ...
Topic: Child health; Euthanasia; Health
Abortion Law May Be Tightened (March 06, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin
It was reported on January 2, 2014, that Norway plans to tighten its abortion law, after ...
Topic: Abortion; Health
New Rules on Visas Considered; Other Legislation Discussed (February 12, 2014) by Constance Johnson
The Vietnamese legislature is considering adopting a law on entry, exit, and residence of foreigners that ...
Topic: Bills and resolutions; Health insurance; Visas and passports
Law on Food Safety Amended (February 06, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin
On January 28, 2014, Taiwan's legislature passed amendments to the Act Governing Food Sanitation. According to ...
Topic: Administrative law and regulatory procedures; Food labeling; Food safety; Genetically modified foods; Health
Basic Law on Measures Against Health Problems Caused by Alcohol Intake (February 05, 2014) by Sayuri Umeda
A law that establishes measures on alcohol-related problems, including health issues and alcoholism, was enacted in ...
Topic: Alcoholic beverages; Health
Universal Health Care Program Implemented (January 06, 2014) by Constance Johnson
Indonesia's government has said it is implementing a universal health care program, beginning on January 1, ...
Topic: Health care funding; Health insurance
Last updated: December 16, 2014