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Human Rights with Relevance to Medical Treatment Case title:Akhalu (health claim: ECHR Article 8) Appellant name:Akhalu Status of case:Reported Hearing date: Promulgation date:24 Jul 2013 Publication date: Last updated on:26 Nov 2013 Country:Nigeria Judges:Mr G Warr, Mr P D Southern Keywordshealth claim: ECHR Article 8 The decision Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber)Akhalu (health claim: ECHR Article 8) [2013] UKUT 00400 (IAC)THE IMMIGRATION ACTSHeard at Field House Determination Promulgated On 18 July 2013 On 24 July 2013 Before Upper Tribunal Judge Warr Upper Tribunal Judge Southern Between THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT Appellant And ROSELINE ONOSHOAGBE AKHALU Respondent Representation: For the Appellant: Mr C. Avery, Senior Home Office Presenting Officer For the Respondent: Mr R Toal, instructed by Public Interest Lawyers (1) MM (Zimbabwe) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] EWCA Civ 279 does not establish that a claimant is disqualified from accessing the protection of article 8 where an aspect of her claim is a difficulty or inability to access health care in her country of nationality unless, possibly, her private or family life has a bearing upon her prognosis. The correct approach is not to leave out of account what is, by...