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Hope lies in informed struggle

Regressive policies dominate this issue, whether it is the new Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules, the compulsory notification of TB, or the virtual ban on the use of Oxytocin, a…

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July 09, 2019

Confidentiality vs harm to another

Sunil K Pandya
Dr. Bawaskar’s sensitivity in this matter deserves applause (1). The principle of confidentiality dictates that what is discussed by doctor…

July 09, 2019

Can doctors advise beyond the purely professional?

Himmatrao Saluba Bawaskar
A 25-year-old woman, six-months pregnant, came to me in great distress. She said she had been happily married for five…

July 03, 2019

Teaching bioethics to postgraduate students in a public…

Nazli Hussain
Bioethics is not taught as a subject discipline in the undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum in Pakistan. Recently, medical colleges have…

June 27, 2019

The Parallel Arts Festival at the 14th World…

Manjulika Vaz, Olinda Timms, Radhika Hegde, Mario Vaz
The theme of the 14th World Congress of Bioethics (WCB) was “Health for All in an Unequal World; Obligations of…