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The Ljubljana Charter on Reforming Health Care, 1996

The Ljubljana Charter on…

The purpose of this Charter is to articulate a set of principles which are an integral part of current health care systems or which could improve health care in all the Member States of the World Health Organization in the…

European Charter of Patients’ Rights (Rome, 2002)

European Charter of Patients’…

Drawn up in 2002 by Active Citizenship Network, a European network of civic, consumer, and patient organizations, this charter provides a clear, comprehensive statement of patient rights. This statement was part of a grassroots…

Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

Framework Convention for the…

The member States of the Council of Europe and the other States signed the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities at Strasbourg, 1.II.1995.

 


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Women with dense breasts may…

Many women with dense breasts do not need to have additional imaging carried out for breast cancer after having a normal mammogram, according to the findings of a new study.

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Some Arthritis Meds Cost Seniors…

Arthritis medications known as biologic disease-modifying drugs can cost Medicare patients more than $2,700 in co-payments a year, a new report finds.

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Legal Study Presentation: The Rights of Persons with…

On June 12, 2014, the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s LL.M. program, in cooperation with the Civil Society Institute, is holding a presentation of the Legal Study on the Rights of Persons with Mental Disorders in…

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Call for the training “Human rights in patient…

The “Center for rights development” NGO is pleased to announce a call for the training “Human rights in patient care”, designed for the lawyers. The latter will take place on June 9th , at 13:00, in the Legal clinic…

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Drawn up in 2002 by Active Citizenship Network, a European network of civic, consumer, and patient organizations, this charter provides a clear, comprehensive statement of patient rights. This statement was part of a grassroots movement…

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Medical malpractice is professional negligence by act or omission by a health care provider in which care provided deviates from accepted standards of practice in the medical community and causes injury to the patient. Standards…

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Measles has become relatively rare in the United States, thanks to very effective vaccine. A recent outbreak tied to Disneyland has shown that even among some doctors, knowledge of the once-common illness is spotty. more

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