Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics
Vol 8 (3) May 1998

ISSN 1173-2571, Copyright 1998 (All rights reserved, for commercial reproductions but access open for personal use).
Eubios Ethics Institute 31 Colwyn Street, Christchurch 8005, New Zealand
P.O. Box 125, Tsukuba Science City, Ibaraki 305-8799, Japan

Official Journal of the Asian Bioethics Association (ABA)

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pp. 89-97 Go to EJAIB May 1998 News

Topical list of News in Bioethics and Biotechnology
List is complete 1991 - January, 1998, 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

69 Editorial - Welcome to Japan - Darryl Macer

TRT3 and JAB9 conference abstracts are on-line.

IAB 4th World Congress, 4 - 7 Nov, 1998, Tokyo, Japan Preliminary Program

4th International Tsukuba Bioethics Roundtable and FAB2, 31 Oct - 3 Nov, 1998, Tsukuba, Japan Preliminary Program

72-75 Professional and Personal Values of Nursing in Turkey - Nermin Ersoy

75-76 Biomedical Ethics & Mass Screening of the Newborn in Japan - Kaede Tomoeda, Ichiro Matsuda

76-79 Can Islamic Texts Help to Resolve the Problem of the Moral Status of the Prenate? - Sahin Aksoy

79-81 Assisted human reproduction in New Zealand: The contribution of ethics - Ken R. Daniels

81-82 Preimplantation Genetic Testing: Neither Doomsday Machine Nor Panacea For Potential Parents - Linda Hasadsri

83 Ethics in Embryology, Neonatology and Nursing Values: Commentaries - Frank J. Leavitt

83-84 The Children Born from Human Cloning - Jean Kitahara-Frisch

84-87 A Constructivist Approach to Intercultural Ethics - Richard Evanoff

87 Commentary on Evanoff - Masahiro Morioka

88-89 Have Martial Arts Got Anything To Do With Bioethics? - Frank J. Leavitt

The deadline for letter submission (and news) to the next issue is 21 June, 1998.


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by Darryl Macer, ... July 1998 ISBN 0-908897-13-8, c.180pp. Includes pictures!

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Bioethics in Asia (includes over 100 papers from Nov.1997 conferences, ABC'97 Kobe and Fukui Satellite)

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Internet Links and On-line Journals

A Web Site useful for school and university students is that of the Southern Cross Bioethics Institute, Australia. It contains original articles, Access To School Kits On Various Bioethics Subjects, Advice On How To Write A Bioethics Essay, Bioethics News, etc. <>. Christians in Science on-line <>

Indigenous Peoples Coalition Against Biopiracy, a coalition of indigenous peoples organizations working to protect our lands from genetic piracy, website <>

Corrections to existing links: The new URL for the Genetics and Ethics Home Page at the Centre for Applied Ethics, University of British Columbia is: <>

The link Genetics and Public Issues is NOT part of the NIH as cited, but a division of the National Center for Genome Resources (NCGR), a non profit bioinformatics company providing public access to data generated by the HGP in Santa Fe, New Mexico, funded largely by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). <>

IAB Genetics & Bioethics Network:

New addresses

Dr. Bagheri,
Research Director, Center of Medical Ethics ,
North Iranshahr Ave., Before Taleghni crossroad,
15836 Tehran, I.R.Iran
Cloning, Brain Death

Reiner Banken M.D. M.Sc.
Direction de la santé publique
Régie régionale de la santé et des services sociaux des Laurentides, 1000, rue Labelle, bureau 210
Saint-Jerome (Quebec), Canada J7Z 5N6
Tel ...1 514 436-5669, #2302 Fax ...1 514 436-1761
Public health ethics; informed consent and public health programs; public health and social control, and genetic screening

Dr. Anne Cambon-Thomsen
INSERM CJF 94-06, Département d'épidémiologie, économie de la santé et santé communautaire, Faculté de médecine,
37 allées Jules Guesde, F-31073 Toulouse Cédex, FRANCE
Tel : +33 (0)5 61 14 59 59 Fax : +33 (0)5 62 26 42 40
E-mail :
Genetics in population, ethics and decision in public health

Dr. Tom Crompton,
Rm. D1902, UNIDO ITPD/TS, Vienna International Centre,
PO Box 400, A-1400 Vienna, Austria.
Socio-economic impact of biotech. in the Third World.

Dr. A.Tahvili
Education Director, Center of Medical Ethics,
North Iranshahr Ave., Before Taleghanii Ave. crossroad,
15836 Tehran, I.R.Iran
Genetics, Doctor Patients Relationship

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