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"The best interests of the child : a perspective into the refusal of necessary medical care for children, by parents, on the basis of religious beliefs."
The best interests of the child is of paramount importance as indicated by our supreme law of the land, the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa. South African law creates a firm basis for the protection of ...
The health needs of sex workers in the context of HIV/AIDS susceptibility : a legal perspective.
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Should the routine use of chaperones for intimate medical examinations be compulsory?
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A black market perspective on organ trafficking : suggestions for possibly preventing the illegal organ trade.
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Soaring medical malpractice litigation in South Africa and its implications for the implementation of the proposed national health insurance scheme.
South Africa (SA) is a new democracy since 1994 with a new constitution that outlaws all forms of discrimination and affords equality to all men and women who live in it. The previous regime had entrenched discrimination ...
Medical malpractice disputes in South Africa: the potential role of mediation as an alternate dispute resolution mechanism.
It is generally acknowledged that the progress of a nation is dependent on the health of its people. In South Africa, public health care services are compromised by the rapid escalation in medical malpractice cases and the ...
An investigation into critical legal issues surrounding dental botox.
An unnaturally expressionless, vapid face with skin that appears to be drawn way too tight, is often the image that flashes to mind when we hear the word “Botox”. Yet when done correctly, this aesthetic procedure guarantees ...
The health, ethical and legal implications of non-adherence to treatment amongst patients infected with tuberculosis. (The HEAL study)
Despite global efforts to eradicate tuberculosis (TB), it remains a significant cause of morbidity and mortality. In South Africa, healthcare represents the fourth highest area of annual expenditure, however the prevalence ...
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 ...