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Botswana Court Decision amounts to a Step in the Right Direction in ensuring the Protection of women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights

The recent decision of the Botswana Court of Appeal in the case of  GMJ v Attorney General clarifying the limits of the law regarding the  prescription of  medical negligence claims, is an important decision, not only in general, but as far as women’s rights are concerned. Women who approach health…
Tambudzai Gonese
Oct 31, 2018
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NEWS RELEASE: Botswana Court of Appeal Clarifies the Limits of Prescription in Medical Negligence Claims

The Botswana Court of Appeal, in the case of GMJ v Attorney General has issued a decision upholding an appeal against the decision of the High Court to dismiss a claim for damages for medical negligence on the grounds that the claim had prescribed. The Appellant underwent a surgical procedure…
Staff Writer
Oct 29, 2018