Announcements A Joint Statement on Technical, legal, ethical and implementation concerns regarding Aarogya Setu and other apps introduced during COVID-19 in India by Jan Swasthya Abhiyan (JSA), Internet Freedom Foundation (IFF), Forum for Medical Ethics Society (FMES), and All India People’s Science Network (AIPSN)   |   Submission to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on behalf of Hub5 (HEaL Institute, APU, Seher-CHSJ, and IAPH) – COPASAH on human rights issues confronted by ASHAS and ANMs during the Covid-19 pandemic | Aug 7, 2020   |   Letter to MMC by FMES, PUCL-MH, FAOW, and MFC urging to restore its order suspending licenses of two doctors accused of abetting the suicide of Dr Payal Tadvi
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Desperate times call for measured…

The pandemic has laid bare all governance and health systems like never before. While the need to find a vaccine or cure is urgent, norms are being flouted, sometimes for…

The Indian Journal of Medical Ethics is peer reviewed and indexed in Medline, The Philosopher's Index, Scopus and other databases.

September 25, 2020

Ethical issues in randomised trials in surgery

George Thomas
Clinical trials are required in surgery to evaluate existing procedures and to assess the value of new techniques. Except for…

September 20, 2020

Ethics education for contemporary clinical pharmacy practice in…

Roland N Okoro , Muslim O Jamiu
The paradigm shift to a patient-centred pharmacy practice model has resulted in dramatic increases in the number and variety of…

September 17, 2020

Integrity during pandemic times: The case for flexible…

Vijayaprasad Gopichandran
The Covid-19 pandemic has dominated people’s lives since late 2019, for more than nine months now. Healthcare resources and medicine…

September 11, 2020

Centring patient autonomy in DNAR decisions

Olinda Timms, Sunil K Pandya, Amar Jesani, Sandhya Srinivasan
The Response from the ICMR team of Dr Mani et al (1) to the IJME Editorial (2) on the ICMR…
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