Topical list of News in Bioethics and Biotechnology
List is complete since 1991 in 35 topics. News from 1991-1993 are in the OLD news files, and from 1994 in the NEW files.
193 Editorial: Asian-Europe Dialogue -Darryl Macer
193-194 Introduction: the ASEAN-EU LEMLIFE Project - Soraj Hongladarom
194-197 Asian Bioethics Revisited: What is it?, and is there such a Thing? - Soraj Hongladarom
197-199 Human Cloning & Embryonic Stem Cell Research: A View from Theravada Buddhist Morality - Somparn Promta
199-203 Access & benefit sharing in population based research: Indirect benefit sharing as a model of regulation - JŸrgen Simon & Cristina Blohm-Seewald
203-208 IPR and the Controversy between Developed and Developing Countries: Is It Ethical to Take Care for Animals' Suffering but to Forget the Needs of Humans for Survival? - Carlos Mar’a Romeo-Casabona
208-211 Global Institutionalization of Governance of Biotechnology and Universality of Ethical Principles - Minakshi Bhardwaj
211-213 Organ donation as an ethical imperative - Nikolaus Knoepffler
213-214 The German Stem Cell Law: Contents and Criticism - Brigitte Jansen / JŸrgen Simon
214-216 Religion and opinion about reproductive human cloning - Joakim Hagelin
216-218 Ethical Issues of Clinical Teaching in Chinese Hospitals: Informed consent is of great significance to clinical teaching - Xiaoyang Chen and Tongwei Yang
218-222 Challenge of Technocracy: Lessons from AUM - Stefano Fait
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Results of the 2004 ABA Board elections (Not in printed version, to appear in January 2005 printed edition).
Following the call for candidates in September issue of EJAIB, and in Email to all registered ABA members, There was only one candidate for each available Board position so no election was necessary. The Board positions from mid-November 2004 are:
President elect: Sang-yong Song (South Korea)
Vice President for China: Xiaomei Zhai
Vice President for India: Jayapaul Azariah
Vice President for Japan: Noritoshi Tanida
Vice President for Korea: Un-Jong Pak
Vice President for West Asia (West of India): Sahin Aksoy (Turkey)
Vice-President for South Asia (East of India, excluding other named regions): Leonardo de Castro (Philippines)
Vice President for Asian Ethnic and Religious Minorities (e.g. Jews, Kurds, other ethnic groups or religious minorities): Frank Leavitt (Israel)
Secretary: Darryl Macer (New Zealand/Thailand/Japan)
In addition Hyakudai Sakamoto (Japan) is an honorary Board member as Founding President, and the current President until mid-November 2004 is Qiu Renzong (China).
For those attending the IAB7 World Congress of Bioethics in Australia please look for an announcement of an ABA meeting during that Congress, time and location yet to be decided. Note that the Australiasian Bioethics Association also uses the abbreviation ABA, so please do not confuse the two! All Board members, new and old, and members and observers will be welcome.
Change of dates of Sixth Asian Bioethics Conference, 14-18 November, 2005, Sanliurfa, Turkey. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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