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Results: 1 - 20 of 30
  • Evaluation of the Healthcare Quality, Complaints and Disputes Act: three core topics reviewed
    25 Oct 2021
    On January 1 2016, the Healthcare Quality, Complaints and Disputes Act (Wet kwaliteit, klachten en geschillen zorg) came into force. This Act was evaluated for the first time in 2020. In a recently published article, ...
  • Medicine
    UvA research shows unintended global ‘side effects’ of EU’s medicines policy
    7 Oct 2021
    The European Union’s laws, regulations and policies regarding access to medicines are having unintended consequences in low- and middle-income countries, according to new research from the UvA’s Law Centre for Health ...
  • Webinar RPA Human(e) ‘Developing AI for Healthcare’
    29 Sep 2021
    On the 29th of October, Hannah van Kolfschooten, PhD candidate at the Law Centre for Health & Life, was a guest speaker at the webinar ‘Developing AI for Healthcare’, organized by UvA-based Research Priority Area ...
  • Now available: the second edition of the monograph ‘De geneeskundige behandelingsovereenkomst’
    20 Sep 2021
    On the 1st of September, the second edition of ‘De geneeskundige behandelingsovereenkomst’ (‘Medical Contract Law’) by Rolinka Wijne has been published. The monograph is an excellent resource for everyone involved ...
  • Hannah van Kolfschooten speaks about a healthy food environment in radio show Nieuwsweekend
    4 Sep 2021
    On 4 September 2021, Hannah van Kolschooten was being interviewed by the radio show Nieuwsweekend (NPO Radio 1) about the consequences of an unhealthy food environment and the legal options for municipalities to ...
  • The role of the WTO in facilitating access to vaccines and ‘building back better’ after the pandemic
    19 Aug 2021
    As some high-income countries start administering booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccine, many people in developing countries have still not received their first shot. However, health experts agree that equitable and ...
  • The first steps in EU regulation of artificial intelligence: algorithms and patient rights
    13 Aug 2021
    The use of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare is becoming increasingly common. This development holds great promise for the quality and accessibility of healthcare, but is not without risks. In a her article, ...
  • Conspicuous by its absence: health in the European Commission’s Artificial Intelligence Act
    30 Jul 2021
    In a recent blog post, Hannah van Kolfschooten, PhD-candidate at The Law Centre for Health and Life, shared her thoughts on the legislative proposal for the Artificial Intelligence Act that the European Commission ...
  • Vacancy: PhD position Professional Responsibility and Autonomy in AI Health Decision-making
    22 Jul 2021
    We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and well-organized PhD researcher, who has preferably graduated in a research Master, specialized in health law or with comparable health law expertise and experience, is ...
  • Data protection in health crises in the EU: apps in the battle against COVID-19
    9 Jul 2021
    In the battle against COVID-19, millions of European citizens entrust Covid-apps with their sensitive personal data. To what extent may the right to data protection be limited in the light of a health crisis and ...
  • Webinar 'Evaluation of the Healthcare Quality, Complaints and Disputes Act (Wkkgz)'
    8 Jul 2021
    Last year, Johan Legemaate and Rolinka Wijne evaluated the Healthcare Quality, Complaints and Disputes Act (Wkkgz) in collaboration with the Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research (Nivel). On the 8th of ...
  • New Centre launches: 'The law as a determining factor in improving our health'
    6 Jul 2021
    The coronavirus pandemic has shown us the many ways laws and regulations can have an impact on our health and our everyday lives: from mandatory quarantines and contact tracing apps, to the availability of vaccines ...
  • Demarcation disputes in health care: 'from cupboard to wall'?
    1 Jul 2021
    The book 'Legal questions in the social domain' has been published on 1 July and provides scientific answers to legal issues from the social domain practice. In their contribution 'Demarcation disputes in health ...
  • New article: De-colonising health governance in Uganda
    15 Jun 2021
    Historical and political events in post-colonial countries such as Uganda continue to shape their health systems. Moses Mulumba, Katrina Perehudoff and colleagues argue that colonisation distorted community ...
  • New article: EU health solidarity in times of crisis: explaining public preferences towards EU risk pooling for medicines
    10 Jun 2021
    What are the rationales behind public preferences about EU risk pooling for medicines? In their article for the Journal of European Public Policy, Sharon Baute and Anniek de Ruijter found that individual preferences ...
  • New article: Should COVID-19 vaccines authorized for emergency use be considered “essential” medicines?
    2 Jun 2021
    How much evidence demonstrating a vaccine’s safety and efficacy should be required before it is considered “essential”? In their paper for Health & Human Rights, Maxwell Smith, Katrina Perehudoff and colleagues ...
  • New article: The human right to essential medicines applies to Canadians
    1 Jun 2021
    Poor access to medicines for more than a million Canadians is more than a health risk and an economic burden, it is a rights violation, argues Katrina Perehudoff, Nav Persaud and Lisa Forman in the June 2021 issue of ...
  • Surgeon
    New article: The meaning of medical disciplinary law for quality of care
    25 May 2021
    How can medical disciplinary law enhance the quality of care? Johan Legemaate, co-director of the Law Center for Health & Life and UvA Professor of health law concludes in his recent article in the Nederlands ...
  • Third edition of the book 'Aansprakelijkheid bij zorggerelateerde schade' has been published
    20 May 2021
    On May 20, 2021 the third edition of the book 'Aansprakelijkheid bij zorggerelateerde schade' (translated: 'Liability for care-related damage') by Rolinka Wijne has been published. In the third edition, the recent ...
  • The autonomous patient after 70 years of ECHR: from compulsory psychiatry to genetic engineering?
    17 May 2021
    The ECHR plays an important role in the field of health law and particularly contributes to the protection of patients' rights. What has been the impact of the ECHR on healthcare over the past 70 years? In their ...