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A call to the medical profession

How will the many dramatic changes in science and technology worldwide  affect doctors in developing countries? A series of essays on the relevance of the Human Genome Project examines this question. We thank Mr S K Bhattacharjee who helped conceptualise this issue.

In the second of a series of essays on managed care, the writers take a look at how this system has functioned in the US where it started. The concerns raised here will be of relevance to us with the impending entry of managed care organisations in India

A reprint from the National Medical Journal of India looks at how a community health programme addressed the question of HIV and confidentiality.

From Karachi, a report on the Bioethics Group at Aga Khan University describes how an informal discussion group has gone on to become an essential part of the institution’s functioning.

 

 

 

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