Feb 082017
 February 8, 2017  Posted by  Breaches, Court, Healthcare, Non-U.S.

Maureen Kakah reports:

A 12-year-old has taken a hospital to court for allegedly violating her right to privacy by subjecting her to a HIV test without her consent.

In case documents filed by her mother, the minor has sued Athi River Shalom Community Hospital and the Kenya Medical Practitioners, Pharmacists and Dentists Board. She is seeking compensation.

It is also said the results of the test were wrong.

The mother says the rights of her child were violated by the hospital and she has been subjected to physical suffering and psychological torture since last year when the test was done.

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