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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
Jurisdiction: Namibia

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
Jurisdiction: Israel

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
Jurisdiction: Japan

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

New Directives on Use of Marijuana for Medical Purposes (January 06, 2014) by Ruth Levush

On December 15, 2013, the Israeli government approved new directives for the ...

Topic: Health; Prescription drugs
Jurisdiction: Israel

More Medical Doctors Program Launched (October 30, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

On October 22, 2013, Brazilian President Dilma Roussef signed Law No. 12,871 (Lei No. 12.871, ...

Topic: Health
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Tightening of Restrictions on Unhealthy Food Ads Aimed at Youth (August 29, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on July 2, 2013, that the marketing of unhealthy food and drink to ...

Topic: Families; Health
Jurisdiction: Norway

Amended Law Prohibits Purchase and Use of Anabolic Steroids (July 09, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

Norway's Medicinal Products Act was amended on June 14, 2013, to make the use and purchase ...

Topic: Health; Sports and recreation
Jurisdiction: Norway

Resolution Allowing Use of In Vitro Fertilization by Gay Couples and Single Persons Published (May 13, 2013) by Eduardo Soares

On May 9, 2013, Resolution No. 213, issued by the Brazilian Federal Council of Medicine (Conselho ...

Topic: Health
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Plan to Distribute Overdose Kits (October 18, 2012) by Constance Johnson

The Danish government announced this month that it will distribute overdose kits to drug users in ...

Topic: Health; Emergency medical services
Jurisdiction: Denmark

Legalization of Medical Cannabis Considered (September 05, 2012) by Constance Johnson

In a recent interview, Erkki Palva of Finland's national pharmaceutical agency, Fimea, stated that the agency ...

Topic: Health
Jurisdiction: Finland

Government Submits Bill to Decriminalize Marijuana (August 27, 2012) by Graciela Rodriguez-Ferrand

On August 8, 2012, the President of Uruguay submitted legislation to Congress with a single provision, ...

Topic: Health
Jurisdiction: Uruguay

New Bioethics Law (July 18, 2011) by Nicole Atwill

Law 2011-814 of July 7, 2011, on bioethics was finally adopted by the French Parliament after ...

Topic: Health
Jurisdiction: France

Amendment of National Health Insurance Act (January 11, 2011) by Wendy Zeldin

On January 4, 2011, Taiwan's legislature adopted controversial amendments to the National Health Insurance Act, after ...

Topic: Health
Jurisdiction: Taiwan

Spanish Presidency Endorses Potential Agreement Between European Union and United States on Electronic Health Care (April 02, 2010) by Theresa Papademetriou

On March 4, 2010, the Spanish Minister of Health and Social Policy, Trinidad Jiménez, in a ...

Topic: Health
Jurisdiction: European Union

Electronic Platform to Track Evolution of Human Influenza A(H1N1) (June 29, 2009) by Francisco Macías

Mexico's National Epidemiological Surveillance System (Sistema Nacional de Vigilancia Epidemiológica, SINAVE, (last visited June ...

Topic: Health
Jurisdiction: Mexico

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Last updated: November 10, 2014