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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.

May 23, 2017

The revision of the ICH Good Clinical Practice…

Raffaella Ravinetto
The Guideline for Good Clinical Practice (GCP) of the International Conference of Harmonisation (ICH) is an international standard for the…

May 18, 2017

Ethical stumbling blocks in uncovering folate deficiency as…

Lars H Breimer, Torbjörn K Nilsson
The year 2016 witnessed the anniversaries of several key events related to the prevention of neural tube defects (NTD) with…

May 10, 2017

Ethical issues in death, dying and palliation: the…

Rakhi Ghoshal, Deepa V, Sunita Simon Kurpad
The IJME Sixth National Bioethics Conference (6th NBC), on the theme "Healing and dying with dignity: ethical issues in palliative…

May 03, 2017

Healing ministry and palliative care in Christianity

S Stephen Jayard, Nishant A Irudayadason, J Charles Davis
Death is inevitable, but that does not mean it can be planned or imposed. It is an ethical imperative that…