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Willing participants and tolerant profession: Medical ethics and human rights in narco-analysis

Amar Jesani

DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2008.048


Abstract

I did not know Dr Ramanadham personally, though he was active at the same time when I was also very active in the trade union and human rights movements. His work inspired many of us, for the involvement of medical professionals in doing something progressive is quite rare in India. Amongst such rare doctors today, we have Dr Binayak Sen, a friend of ours who has used his professional skills only for the poor and involved himself in human rights work. The Chhattisgarh government has imprisoned him on false charges. Incidentally, both Dr Ramanadham and Dr Sen specialised as paediatricians.

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