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The not-so-slight pain of vaccination

Vaccination, often taken for granted as those simple pricks of the needle which caused momentary pain to howling infants, has assumed a more sinister aspect of late. This theme issue…

The Indian Journal of Medical Ethics is peer reviewed and indexed in Medline, The Philosopher's Index, Scopus and other databases.

June 20, 2017

CIOMS guidelines remain conservative about vulnerability and social…

Calvin Wai-Loon Ho
This paper begins by considering how the revised CIOMS guidelines have progressed beyond a mere labelling approach in the handling…

June 13, 2017

Response to David’s article on the use of…

Ratna Magotra
I am distressed by the political inclination of the journal reflected in publishing the article by Siddarth David in a…

June 06, 2017

Code Krishna: an innovative practice respecting death, dying…

Bhalendu Vaishnav, Somashekhar Nimbalkar, Sandeep Desai, Smruti Vaishnav
In moments of grief, human beings seek solace and attempt to discover the meaning of life and death by reaching…

May 30, 2017

Enhancing the autonomy of Indian nurses

Meena Putturaj, Prashanth NS
With additional training and qualification, nurses in several countries are recognised as independent professionals. Evidence from several countries shows that…
Code Krishna: an innovative practice respecting death, dying and beyond

Bhalendu Vaishnav, Somashekhar Nimbalkar, Sandeep Desai, Smruti Vaishnav

Ethical issues in death, dying and palliation: the IJME Sixth National Bioethics Conference

Rakhi Ghoshal, Deepa V, Sunita Simon Kurpad

The safety of women health workers at the frontlines

Jashodhara Dasgupta, Jayashree Velankar, Pritisha Borah, Gangotri Hazarika Nath

Instilling fear makes good business sense: unwarranted hysterectomies in Karnataka

Teena Xavier, Akhila Vasan, Vijayakumar S