Joint 5th Global Mental Health Summit (GMHS) and 9th National Bioethics Conference (NBC)

Forum for Medical Ethics Society with Banyan Academy of Leadership In Mental Health (BALM),Chennai ;
Centre for Mental Health Law & Policy (CMHLP), Pune and Sangath

Pre-conference events: Between Nov 15 and Dec 31, 2022
Main Conference: Saturdays, December 3 & 10, 2022 (virtual) & December 17, 2022 (Madras School of Social Work No. 32,CASA Major road,Sulaiman Zackria Avenue,Egmore,Chennai-600008,Tamil Nadu.)

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THEME: Health for All in an Unequal World: Obligations of Global Bioethics

Pre-conference satellite meetings: Monday, December 3 & 4, 2018
Main Conference: Tuesday-Friday, December 5-7, 2018
St. John's National Academy of Health Sciences,
Sarjapur Road, John Nagar, Koramangala, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560034  (

Forum for Medical Ethics Society (
Sama Resource Group for Women and Health (
St. John's National Academy of Health Sciences ( &
Society for Community Health Awareness, Research and Action (

Five plenaries will be woven around these sub-themes of the conference: Bringing Rights and Ethics to the Centre in the ‘Health for All’ discourse; Rethinking Bioethics Boundaries in the Context of Health for All; Challenges for Bioethics in an Unequal World; Implications of Gender and Sexuality in Bioethics; Interrogating the Construct of Marginalisation and Vulnerabilities as Obligations of Bioethics. Presentation of papers, posters workshops, pre Congress symposia and conferences will similarly be organized around the conference sub-themes, as well as include themes from within the broader discipline of bioethics.

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