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Programme | Jan 2008 - Jan 2012
Right to health through litigation? Can court enforced health rights improve health policy? The project investigates whether litigation can ...
Health rights, courts, health rights litigation, public interest litigation, social rights jurisprudence, health policy, health economics, medical ethics, priority setting, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, South Africa
News | 2 Nov 2011
Litigating health rights does make a difference. However, it varies to whom. Court cases brought by NGOs often contribute to better health care for the poor. Other cases primarily benefit middle class people who have resources to go to court.
News | 20 Sep 2013
"Litigation may be an effective means to secure economic, social and cultural rights," says Camila Gianella. As a result of numerous health rights litigations, the Colombian Constitutional Court ordered extensive structural reforms of the country's health system.
Master's Thesis | Oct 2011
This thesis aims to investigate the conditions for legal enforcement of the right to food in Guatemala. In recent years there has been an increase ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
The paper analyses the role of litigation as a strategy to fulfil the social rights laid down in the South African constitution. Critically ...
Social rights, Litigation, South Africa
Event | 31 Oct 2011
Alicia Ely Yamin and Siri Gloppen, the authors of the new book Litigating Health Rights, opens the Global Health Challenges week with a book launch of their book on health right litigation in Costa Rica, South Africa, India, Brazil, Argentina and Colombia.
Costa Rica, South Africa, India, Brazil, Argentina and Colombia
CMI Brief | Oct 2011
Guatemala suffers from high levels of undernourishment and malnutrition despite a strong political commitment to the right to food. Yet, there ...
food litigation, Guatemala
The Mapuche People's Battle for Indigenous Land. Litigation as a Strategy to Defend Indigenous Land Rights
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2008
Land is the foundation for the economic sustenance of indigenous peoples and for the continued survival of their cultures. One of the major ...
Legal system, Land rights, Law, Chile
CMI Report | Nov 2011
This thesis enquires into the policy consequences of the Mendoza case, a public interest litigation case in Argentina, in which several ...
Pollution, River basins, Supreme court, Litigation, Argentina
Journal Article | Jan 2008
This article offers a framework for exploring litigation as a strategy to advance the right to health by holding governments accountable to ...
CMI Brief | May 2016
In 2010, a UN Resolution explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation (HRtWS). But has this international recognition improved ...
natural resources, water, human rights, Costa Rica, South Africa, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Peru, Zambia
Book Chapter | Jun 2008
Can social rights litigation contribute to more equitable and socially sustainable development outcomes? This chapter investigates the ...
Social rights, Litigation
Journal Article | Jan 2010
This article commends the concise and useful analysis of courts and the legal enforcement of economic, social and cultural rights given in Christian ...
Health rights litigation and access to medicines: Priority classification of successful cases from Costa Rica’s constitutional chamber of the supreme court
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Although Costa Rica has no explicit constitutional right to health, its constitutional chamber of the Supreme Court (Sala IV) has become increasingly ...
Edited Book | Oct 2011
The last fifteen years have seen a tremendous growth in the number of health rights cases focusing on issues such as access to health services ...
Revisiting Health Rights Litigation and Access to Medications in Costa Rica: Preliminary Evidence fromthe Cochrane Collaboration Reform
Journal Article | Jan 2018
In response to the incremental creation of an expansive constitutional right to health in Costa Rica, the country’s rights-friendly constitutional ...
Overcoming the Limits of Legal Opportunity Structures: LGBT Rights’ Divergent Paths in Costa Rica and Colombia
Journal Article | Mar 2019
Costa Rica and Colombia, two of the earliest Latin American countries to protect many LGBT rights, attempted to amplify those rights and litigate ...
LGBT Rights, Costa Rica, Colombia
Report in External Series | Jan 2010
In the last fifteen years, judicial claims to secure health services as a matter of right have become an important phenomenon in a number of ...
Event | 6 Feb 2007
Chris Maina Peter, Professor of Law at the University of Dar es Salaam and a well known human rights advocate and activist, championing the rights of the marginalised through legal advice and pro bono litigation.
CMI Brief | May 2012
There is a healthcare crisis in India. Health indicators are dismal. 25% of the world’s maternal deaths every year, occur in India. 47% ...