Indian Journal of Medical Ethics
6th NBC Brochure
Public Debate EoLC @ TISS
6th NBC Brochure
Public Debate EoLC @ TISS
FORUM FOR MEDICAL ETHICS SOCIETY (FMES)
April 2015 – March 2016
January 12-15, 2017
Public Debate EoLC @ TISS on July 16, 2016
July 16, 2016
Postgraduate Diploma courses in Bioethics / Medical Ethics and Clinical Ethics of the Centre for Ethics, Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore
Call for Abstracts for 5th International Conference on Education in Ethics from 15-17 November 2017, Centre for Ethics, Yenepoya University, Mangalore, India
Interactive two-day Symposium on Paediatric and Neonatal Bioethics and Challenges at St John's Medical College, Bengaluru, from November 5 to 6, 2016.
Manipal University Postgraduate Certificate Course in Bioethics
Postgraduate Diploma in Bioethics, offered by Bharathiar University at the PSG Center for Research and Bioethics, PSGIMS&R, Coimbatore.
FMES suggestions on Draft Bill for The Medical Treatment for Terminally Ill Patients
Appeal of Indian Doctors for Ethical Practice (IDEP)
MFC welcomes the stinging report on cleaning up medical education regulation
Medico Friend Circle condemns the arrest of Dr. Saibal Jana
Workshops on Scientific Writing and Basic Biostatistics in May and August
MFC Statement on Escalating Challenges to Health in India
Revised subscription rates for
Print Issue from Jan 2016
A call for support
now included in The Philosopher's Index"
Media coverage of
Government’s cap on the absurdly high prices of stents is a good first step.
February 18, 2017:
Doctors allege illegal organ trade on the rise in major hospitals too.
February 13, 2017:
Ethical lines blur as organisations pay to speak at a conference on childbirth in Mumbai.
February 7, 2017:
(Telecast) November 15, 2016:
(With English Subtitles).
Read English summary here
Peter Gotzsche, Director, Nordic Cochrane. Centre.
Letter to Head of Broadcast Compliance, RTE, on False statements on on Irish national TV (RTE) about the Nordic Cochrane Centre in documentary about HPV vaccines
. December 1, 2016:
Reply to complaint against European Medicines Agency's handling of suspected harms of HPV vaccines
. November 8, 2016:
How to create a fever outbreak: Lessons from East Delhi
Ivan Oransky, Adam Marcus.
Why an obscure Indian journal has an impressive – and growing – international stature
September 9, 2016:
Back to basics: Indian Psychiatric Society warns doctors against sexual relations with patients.
September 8, 2016:
George Thomas, C Rammanohar Reddy,
Privileging primary care.
August 30, 2016:
, Bioethicist alleges "publication bias" at NEJM,
, August 20, 2016:
Guidelines for doctors on sexual boundaries, professional ethics.
August 19, 2016:
Dr Death practised for nine years after being blacklisted.
. August 18, 2016. Available from:
New governmant regulations water down clinical trial safety norms.
August 12, 2016.:
Better buy than die? The unfortunate enduring saga of organ sales in India.
August 3, 2016:
Should hospitals give patients unbanked blood to save their lives?
. August 5, 2016.
Amar Jesani, IJME Editor,
As a second kidney racket is unearthed in two months, are hospitals getting away too lightly?
July 15, 2016.
PT Jyothi Datta.
Why it is difficult to cut out organ black marketeers.
July 8, 2016:
Unethical cancer trials in India may have led to 254 pointless deaths, claims American doctor.
. February 8, 2016
Spotlight on living, dying and dignity.
. January 29, 2016. Available from:
Times News Network.
Aruna Shanbaug case: Forget euthanasia, even 'do not resuscitate' option not available.
. May 20, 2015.
Ekatha Ann John.
Doctors do avoidable surgeries to meet corporate targets
. April 1, 2015.
Access to pain relief is India's ethical obligation.: Indian journal of medical ethics
March 24, 2015.
Doctors for ethical practices
Jan 22, 2015.
Doctors give drugs without knowing side-effects: Study
| 5 Nov, 2014.
Remove mercury from all vaccines
Oct 28, 2014.
Doctors appeal for mercury-free vaccines
Oct 31, 2014.
Cervical cancer screening trials in India spark controversy
May 1, 2014;348:g3038.
Row over clinical trial as 254 Indian women die
Apr 21, 2014
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