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

A call to the medical profession

How will the many dramatic changes in science and technology worldwide  affect doctors in developing countries? A series of essays on the relevance of the Human Genome Project examines this question. We thank Mr S K Bhattacharjee who helped conceptualise this issue.

In the second of a series of essays on managed care, the writers take a look at how this system has functioned in the US where it started. The concerns raised here will be of relevance to us with the impending entry of managed care organisations in India

A reprint from the National Medical Journal of India looks at how a community health programme addressed the question of HIV and confidentiality.

From Karachi, a report on the Bioethics Group at Aga Khan University describes how an informal discussion group has gone on to become an essential part of the institution’s functioning.









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