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The right to life

Gorakhpur, Banswara, Jamshedpur – three among many instances of infants dying in the hospitals where they were brought to be healed. These tragic deaths are a disgrace to the health…

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

November 23, 2017

Social media and physicians: the Indian scenario

Prateek , Himani Tak
Consent and ethics are integral to a physician’s work. Patient images have been used for multiple purposes in medical practice;…

November 23, 2017

Walking blood banks: an immediate solution to rural…

Rachita Sood, Nakul Raykar, Brian Till, Hemant Shah, Nobhojit Roy
The current system of blood banks in India is such that rural patients are deprived of timely access to an…

November 14, 2017

Three-parent baby: is it ethical?

Neha Dahiya, Suneela Garg
The UK was the first country to legalise mitochondrial donation in October 2015. In 2016, the first three-parent baby was…

November 14, 2017

Manufacturing the truth: from designing clinical trials to…

Margaret Whitstock
This paper expands on some of the points made by Deepak Natarajan on techniques used in designing clinical trials of…
On the integration of Ethics into the Physiology curriculum

Savitha D, Manjulika Vaz, Olinda Timms, Ravindran GD, Mario Vaz

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