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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

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

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
Jurisdiction: Russia

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

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
Jurisdiction: Israel

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: Government documents; Health; Human rights
Jurisdiction: Denmark

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

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
Jurisdiction: France

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
Jurisdiction: Australia

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
Jurisdiction: Belgium

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
Jurisdiction: Norway

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
Jurisdiction: Vietnam

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
Jurisdiction: Taiwan

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Last updated: February 24, 2015