Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics
EJAIB
Vol 6 (2) March 1996


ISSN 1173-2571, Copyright 1996 (All rights reserved, for commercial reproductions but access open for personal use).
Eubios Ethics Institute 31 Colwyn Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
P.O. Box 125, Tsukuba Science City, Ibaraki 305, Japan

World Wide Web site: http://eubios.info/index.htm"


pp. 48-55 EJAIB March 1996 News

Topical list of News in Bioethics and Biotechnology
List is updated January 1994 -March 1996, in 31 topics. News from 1991-1993 are in the OLD news files, and from 1994 in the NEW files.


Page, and titles of papers

29 Editorial - Darryl Macer, Ph.D.

29-30 Are philosophers immune from ethics? - Frank J. Leavitt, Ph.D.

30 Commentary on Leavitt - Masahiro Morioka

30-31 Gene Therapy in Germany: The regulation and the debate on regulation - Jan Vesting

31-32 Foundations of East Asian Bioethics - Hyakudai Sakamoto

33-47 Bioethical attitudes of Japanese university doctors, and members of Japan Association of Bioethics - D. Macer, Y. Niimura, T. Umeno, & K. Wakai // Open comments


IAB Genetics Network Address changes

Invitations for IAB Genetics Network Workshop at the IAB Congress in San Francisco, California, USA, 22-24 November. See above. Address changes below:

Dr. Donald M. Bruce
Society, Religion & Technology Project, Church of Scotland, John Knox House, 45 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR, SCOTLAND
Fax: +44-131-556-7478 Email: srtscot@servelan.co.uk

Ms. Judi Eathorne Gould
48 Marewa St, Kew, Dunedin, NEW ZEALAND
Email: judi.eathorne-gould@stonebow.otago.ac.nz

Kanakmal Gandhi,
Sevagram Ashram Pratishthan, Wardha, Maharashta 442 102 INDIA

Dr Waheeta Hopper
CBR, SPIC Science Foundation, 110 Mount Rd, Guindy,
Madras 600032, INDIA
Fax: +1-91-44-235-2163 Email: gen@biotech.ssf.ernet.in

Dr Kyoko Imamura
Baxter Ltd, Product Development Center, Shuwa Sanbancho Bldg,
28 Sanbancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102, JAPAN
Fax: +81-3-3237-8151 Email: imamurak@baxter.com

Ms. Carolyn Moynihan
Human Life Foundation of NZ, P.O. Box 15780
New Lynn, Auckland 7, NEW ZEALAND
Tel/Fax: +64-9-8272686

Frans van Dam; Huib de Vriend
Consumer & Biotechnology Foundation
P.O. Box 1000, 2500 BA Den Haag, THE NETHERLANDS
FAX: +31-70-4454589


New Eubios Ethics Institute books are on-line

Bioethics in high schools in Australia, New Zealand and Japan.
Macer, D.R.J., Asada, Y., Akiyama, S., Macer, N.Y. & Tsuzuki, M.
March 1996, ISBN 0-908897-08-1, 200pp.(A4)
Cost: US$25 UKú15 NZ$30 A$30 C$30 ┤2000
Credit card or other countries: NZ$35

Protection of the Human Genome and Scientific Responsibility. Proceedings of 1995 MURS-Japan / UNESCO IBC Workshops. (Bilingual)
Editors: Michio Okamoto, Norio Fujiki & Darryl Macer

Editors: Michio Okamoto, Norio Fujiki & D.R.J. Macer ,
April 1996, ISBN 0-908897-09-X, 210pp.
Cost: US$25 UKú15 NZ$30 A$30 C$30 ┤2500
Credit card or other countries: NZ$35


New exchange journals

ASSIA: A Journal of Jewish Medical Ethics and Halacha
(ISSN 0793-2952)
Oded Peles, Adm. Director, The Dr Falk Schlesinger Institute for Medical-Halachic Research, P.O.B. 3235, Jerusalem, 91031 ISRAEL

Itinerarium
(subscription 40,000lire) Coop. S. Tom. a.r.l., Via del Pozzo 43, cas. post. 28 - 98100 Messina, ITALY.

Society, Religion and Technology Project Bulletin

Dr Donald M. Bruce (1996E)
Society, Religion & Technology Project, Church of Scotland
John Knox House, 45 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR, SCOTLAND


Announcements

Thanks to the support of the Niwano Peace Foundation persons from developing countries can apply for a free subscription. Apply Below.

A new book is available, please send Y1000/ NZ$20 to cover packaging and postage if you want a copy: Ishizuka, K., Hisajima, S. & Macer D.R.J., eds, Traditional Technology for Environmental Conservation & Sustainable Development in the Asian-Pacific Region, 230pp, A4 (Master's Program in Env. Sciences, Univ. Tsukuba, 1996). "UNESCO - Tsukuba University International Seminar on Traditional Technology for Environmental Conservation and Sustainable Development in the Asian-Pacific Region, Tsukuba, 11-14 Dec, 1995.


The deadline for letter submission (and news) to the next issue is 1 May, 1996.

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