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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.

December 07, 2017

Revisiting New Zealand’s “Unfortunate Experiment”: Is medical ethics…

Sharon Batt
An experiment dating from the 1960s in New Zealand has eerie similarities to research begun in 1976 in India. In…

November 30, 2017

A few shades fairer, please

Rakhi Ghoshal
This piece critically reflects on the growing Indian desire for fairer shades of skin. While skin-whitening products vanish off store…

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…
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