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The world trade organization's trade agreements : a legal analysis of their impact on access to antiretroviral drugs and the human right to health/life in Zambia.
This dissertation has been motivated by the prolonged deficiency of access to advanced regimens of Antiretroviral drugs(ARVs) and efficient health services by people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in Zambia, a least developed ...
A critical analysis of exclusionary clauses in medical contracts.
Exclusionary clauses in South Africa have thus far been interpreted narrowly by the South African Courts. It has been accepted that where a patient enters into a medical contract/agreement with a hospital that includes ...
A critical review of torture legislation in South Africa.
The practice of torture is an affront to human dignity. Freedom from torture is an absolute human right. Laws that violated human rights and entrenched racial divisions characterized the apartheid era in South Africa. ...
A comparative analysis of the legal status of cryopreserved embryos, resulting from in-vitro fertilisation, for the purpose of custody issues during divorce proceedings.
The process of cryopreservation of embryos is a relatively new concept in the field of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment. South African law is silent on the manner in which these cryopreserved embryos should be disposed ...
The involuntary disclosure of confidential genetic information to related affected third parties.
Abstract not available.
An examination of the rights of the child to refuse medical treatment : a South African perspective.
Abstract not available.
Sexual violence as a violation of sexual and reproductive health rights : a case study of South African and Nigerian law on sexual violence against women.
The right to sexual and reproductive health is a right which finds footing in other rights including that of the right to life and survival, which is necessary for the fulfilment of other human rights such as the right ...
Physician-assisted suicide in South Africa : a constitutional perspective.
Physician-assisted suicide is a form of active euthanasia where a physician, in response to a request from a terminally ill patient, assists such patient to commit suicide or provides the patient with means of committing ...
The doctrine of therapeutic privilege and its place in South Africa.
Therapeutic privilege is an exception to informed consent and used as a defence when the doctor decides to withhold relevant medical information from the patient, because they are of the opinion that such disclosure could ...