Italy

JULY 18, 2019

Italian Supreme Court Upholds the Health-Care Rights of Jehovah’s Witnesses

A recent ruling strengthened our brothers’ right to make decisions regarding their own medical care.

JUNE 27, 2019

Doctors at Two Major Medical Conferences in Italy Show Interest in Transfusion-Alternative Strategies

The two events were an opportunity to provide up-to-date information related to bloodless medicine to medical professionals. Additionally, some anesthesiologists and surgeons shared their positive experiences of working with Jehovah’s Witnesses.

AUGUST 22, 2018

Court in Sicily Reaffirms Patient Autonomy for Jehovah’s Witnesses

This ruling is the first time an Italian court has found a doctor criminally responsible for violating the fundamental right to have control over what is done to one’s own body in line with one’s beliefs.