The first lawsuit against obstetric violence has been rejected by Czech courts. The claimant must pay 2,200 euros legal costs to the hospital in Nachod, Czech Republic
Liberties partner the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU) has published a 15-point guide on how to request medical cannabis in Hungary.
Getting statistics from all maternity hospitals in the Czech Republic on number of births, caesarean sections, and women injured during labor proves quite difficult. One mother has been trying for two years.
For the second time, the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union has conducted a survey to see to what extent hospitals in Hungary restrict the legal right of patients to maintain permanent contact with family members in maternity and pediatric wards.
Prescription abortion pills in the absence on a government license could become illegal for Dutch women if an amendment of the law is passed. Campaigners say it would be a violation of women's rights. The health...
Citizens of Sarajevo are trying to save Prim.dr. Abdulah Nakaš General Hospital from the planned merger with the University Clinical Center - a move that would lead to the closure of the hospital. Activists warn that...
She was given an anesthetic she explicitly refused and separated from her baby immediately after birth, and later discovered that the signature on the informed consent form was not hers.
A spate of problems in Bulgaria’s maternity healthcare shows that it's time to take comprehensive action and improve the maternity services provided by the state.
Representatives of civil society organizations and communities that share an interest in achieving a concerted response to HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and viral hepatitis in Europe wrote an open letter to European...
At variance with the principle of legality, two Dutch State Secretaries want youth workers to be compelled to list on their invoices the medical details of their patients.