STUDENT ESSAY Algorithmic Discrimination in Health Care: An EU Law Perspective

Malwina Anna Wójcik Introduction Pursuant to article 168(7) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU), the organization of national health care systems and the definition of national health policy remain the exclusive competences of member states. In spite of clear differences in funding and management, European health care systems share common values of universality, access to good-quality care, equity, and solidarity, which presume a commitment to…

Operationalizing a Human Rights-Based Approach to Address Mistreatment against Women during Childbirth

Volume 22/1, June 2020, pp 251 – 264 PDF Christina Zampas, Avni Amin, Lucinda O’Hanlon, Alisha Bjerregaard, Hedieh Mehrtash, Rajat Khosla, and Özge Tunçalp Abstract A growing body of evidence reveals that the mistreatment of pregnant women during facility-based childbirth is occurring across the globe. As human rights bodies have increasingly recognized, numerous human rights are implicated in the context of mistreatment of women in childbirth, including the rights to…