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Affordable Access To Essential Medication In Developing Countries: Conflicts Between Ethical And Economic Imperatives
Review article by Udo Sch√ľklenk and Richard E Ashcroft.

AIDS in Africa - Ethics, Law, Society
This site covers ethical, legal, social issues of HIV/AIDS in AFRICA (focus on South Africa). Folders cover patients, health care professionals, resource allocation, research, IPR and other issues.

Algorithm: Rapid Approach to Ethical Problems
How should clinicians approach an ethical dilemma when they have little time to ponder or to seek consultation? This proven method works.

American - National Reference Center for BioEthics Literature
A specialised collection of books, journals, newspaper articles, legal materials, regulations, codes, government publications, and other relevant documents concerned with issues in biomedical and professional ethics. The world's largest collection related to ethical issues in medicine and biomedical research.

American Society of Bioethics and Humanities
Professional society of individuals, organizations, and institutions interested in bioethics and humanities.

Australasian Bioethics Information
Resources on bioethics issues, including a weekly news digest of the latest bioethics news from around the world.

Bioethics: a fully online introductory course by Dr. Tom Kerns
The bioethics of clinical medical practice, medical research, health care ethics, public health, and human rights are dealt with in this course.

Bioethics Forum
Portal on issues in bioethics offers news and articles.

Bioethics, Inc.
Commercial organisation providing bioethics, clinical ethics, research ethics consultancy services.

Bioethics Research Group @ NTNU
interdisciplinary research group:ethical challenges of modern medical technology and biotechnology, prenatal screening, postnatal screening, euthanasia, medicalization, risk-perception and genetically modified food.

Bioethics Website at Charles Sturt University
The main bioethics teaching site for students at Charles Sturt University. Visitors are welcome to browse the public pages.
Broad overview of historical & current moral issues in the fields of medical treatment & research, from the U. of Penn. Includes news, headlines, articles, upcoming events.

Bioetica en la Red
Spanish language bioethics site, documentation, news, books,

Biomedical Ethics in the Cancer Ward
Reflections on Biomedical Ethics in the Cancer Ward from a Patient's Perspective

Biotechnology Governance Forum
This site provides comprehensive information about the science, policy, and ethical aspects of research and experimentation on the early stages of human life.

Breaking Bioethics News
the latest issues and commentary (at MSNBC).

Case: Practicing and Teaching on the Newly Dead
Case commentary on a controversial topic. Should newly dead bodies be used to teach medical practitioners skills that can be used to save others?

Case: Rights of Minors
Case commentary on a common dilemma. When can and must children be treated without parental consent?

Case Western Reserve University's Center for Biomedical Ethics
Mission is to improve public and professional understanding of the ethical issues involved in health sciences research, healthcare delivery, and health policy development - through teaching, conducting research and stimulating community dialogue.

The Center for Bioethics
Interdisciplinary unit of the University of Pennsylvania Health System in Philadelphia, dedicated to advancing scholarly and public understanding of ethical, legal, social and public policy issues in health care.

The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network
Organization offers news, events, and articles.

Center for Bioethics and Health Law, University of Pittsburgh
Information on joint degree, graduate and continuing education in Bioethics and Health Law.

Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity
Provides news, information, and other resources on bioethics. Analysis from a Christian perspective.

Centre for Bio-Ethics and Health Law
Centre for Bio-Ethics and Health Law is an independent academic institute offering short-term advice and research; it organises courses and provides training sessions. Within the Centre veterinarians and ethicists work together in areas of applied ethics and education and in judicial research.

Centre for Human Bioethics
Monash University's One-Stop bioethics site. Bioethics degree programs, Bioethics Resources Centre Center, Bioethics research.

Council of Europe Bioethics Division
European Bioethics Convention, Human Rights & Biomedicine human cloning, organ transplantation, biomedical research, human embryo & foetus, human genetics, xenotransplantation,

Department of Medical Humanities, East Carolina University
Research, education programs, newsletter, and internet links in the area of medical ethics.

Ethics of Organ Transplants
A discussion of the ethical issues of organ transplants.

Ethics Updates: Literature on Bioethics, Cloning, and Reproductive Technologies
Links to a variety of papers, events, case studies, and Internet resources.

French National Consultative Bioethics Committee
all the opinions, recommendations and reports, in english, published by the Committee

The Garrett Hardin Society
Dedicated to the preservation of the writings and ideas of Garrett James Hardin. A common thread throughout his work is an interest in bioethics.

Glasgow University Medical Ethics Debating Society
Contains information about the Glasgow University Medical Ethics Debating Society. Organisational website with no informative bioethics content beyond that relating to the debating club.

The Hastings Center
Exploring fundamental ethical questions in health care, biotechnology, and the environment. Independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization.

High School Bioethics Curriculum Project (HSBCP)
Uses case studies and discussion questions to introduce bioethics themes and issues into the secondary school classroom.

Institute of Human Values in Health Care
At the Medical University of South Carolina: an interdisciplinary group of scholars whose mission is to bring a more philosophical approach to medicine.

International Association of Bioethics
official website of this international bioethics umbrella organisation, hosted at the University of the Philippines.

International Bioethics Committee of UNESCO
Is one of many international bodies dealing with the subject of bioethics. Contains mostly minutes of forums meetings and various resolutions.

International Center for Bioethics, Culture and Disability
Extensive site on bioethics, particularly as pertaining to the rights of disabled people.

International Center for Technology Assessment
Devoted to study of and remedies for the ethical problems of Patents on life and human body parts.

International Network for Life Studies
Japanese bioethicist's views on life and death issues, and environmental ethics.

Islamic Views on Medical Ethics
Islamic views on many medical ethics issues including organ donation, cloning, euthanasia, abortion , fertility, sex change operations.

Linacre Centre for Healthcare Ethics
London-based institution studies a range of bioethical issues, providing academic analysis from a Catholic perspective.

MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
A center devoted to teaching future clinical ethicists.

Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
Ethics Center at Santa Clara University, offers articles, cases, and dialogue in all fields of applied ethics. Focus on: Biotechnology and Health Care Ethics, Character Education, Business Ethics, Government Ethics, Global Ethical Leadership, and Technology Ethics.

Medical Ethics
Markkula Center for Applied Ethics. - Medical Ethics Resources
Clearinghouse for resources related to medical (i.e., physician) ethics.

National Bioethics Advisory Commission
Commission created by Presidential Executive order #12975 (10/3/1995).

National Information Resource on Ethics & Human Genetics
Compilation of links, journals and other publications that offer research about the ethical and moral aspects of applying genetic knowledge to humans.

The National Rural Bioethics Project
The National Rural Bioethics Project aims to identify ethics-related issues that face rural healthcare providers, and to devolop and provide appropriate and relevant resources and materials that help resolve such issues.

Neonatology And Rights Of Families
NAROF gives voice to parents and professionals critical of current practices in neonatology. A resource to gain insight into the human cost of raising survivors of neonatal research and practice.
Canadian nursing ethics website. Highly informative and professional.

Philosophy, Medical Ethics and Society
site deals with new developments in bioethics and medical ethics, offers texts and information about conferences and workshops on ethical aspects of the life sciences.

Provincial Health Ethics Network (Alberta, Canada)
Non-profit Canadian organization dedicated to providing bioethics resources including distance education, Bioethics Week, video and book library, sample advance directives, bioethics articles database, video reviews, workshops and periodicals.

Reflections on Biomedical Ethics in the Cancer Ward
A cancer patient discusses the issues of informed consent, patient autonomy, quality of life and human dignity.

The Religious Consultation on Population, Reproductive Health and Ethics
Large collection of commentaries on a wide range of topics by an international, multi-faith network of progressive feminist religious scholars and leaders.

S I B L E at Sheffield
Sheffield Institute of Biotechnological Law and Ethics at the University of Sheffield, an inter-faculty institute created to bring together the disparate and wide range of expertise in this area.

Starting Points in Health Care Ethics / Bioethics
These pages provide suggested readings as a starting point in learning about bioethics / health care ethics.

Synaptic Clog
A weblog maintained to examine current ethical issues in medicine and health.

U S Supreme Court Petition
Whether human-made elements of primary life structures that define the essence of this Court's vaguely defined non-viable (fetus) patentable subject matter under 35 U.S.C.

University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics
Excellent bioethics resources site, with dedicated link pages to Women's Health, Genetics & Ethics, and End-of-life decision making.

Pheromones, Bioethics and Biotechnology
"Science Friday" audio discussion with Charles Greer, Arthur Caplan, and Susanna Priest on public attitudes about biotechnology research around the world and on the identification of a human gene linked to pheromones. Features related links. (September 1, 2000)


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