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Healing and Dying with Dignity: Ethical Issues in Palliative and End-of-Life Care and Euthanasia— Reporting from the Sixth National Bioethics Conference (January 12–15, 2017, Pune, Maharashtra, India)

Healing and Dying with Dignity: Ethical Issues in Palliative and End-of-Life Care and Euthanasia—... Asian Bioethics Review (2017) 9:137–147 DOI 10.1007/s41649-017-0005-0 REPORT Healing and Dying with Dignity: Ethical Issues in Palliative and End-of-Life Care and Euthanasia— Reporting from the Sixth National Bioethics Conference (January 12–15, 2017, Pune, Maharashtra, India) Sunita V. S. Bandewar Published online: 4 July 2017 # National University of Singapore and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017 Introduction to the National Bioethics Platform, India The platform namely the National Bioethics Conference (NBC) in India has been established by the Forum for Medical Ethics Society (FMES) and Indian Journal of Medical Ethics (IJME) in 2005. With the evolution of bioethics in India, building such a platform for diverse constituencies to come together and discuss ethical issues relating to health, healthcare, health systems, health research and beyond which has bearing on people’s wellbeing was much needed. The health movement and women’s health movement in India from mid 1980s robustly shaped the early thinking, explorations, ideas and discourse in bioethics. This discourse had to be furthered for enhancing critical and analytical interdisciplinary conversations centre-staging ethics matters. It was important to connect also with the global bioethics discourse and create spaces and opportunities for peer community in bioethics in this region of South-Asia. The http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Asian Bioethics Review Springer Journals

Healing and Dying with Dignity: Ethical Issues in Palliative and End-of-Life Care and Euthanasia— Reporting from the Sixth National Bioethics Conference (January 12–15, 2017, Pune, Maharashtra, India)

Asian Bioethics Review , Volume 9 (2) – Jul 4, 2017

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Copyright © 2017 by National University of Singapore and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
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Philosophy; Bioethics; Ethics; Medical Law; Public Health; Biomedicine, general; Health Administration
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1793-8759
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1793-9453
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10.1007/s41649-017-0005-0
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Asian Bioethics Review (2017) 9:137–147 DOI 10.1007/s41649-017-0005-0 REPORT Healing and Dying with Dignity: Ethical Issues in Palliative and End-of-Life Care and Euthanasia— Reporting from the Sixth National Bioethics Conference (January 12–15, 2017, Pune, Maharashtra, India) Sunita V. S. Bandewar Published online: 4 July 2017 # National University of Singapore and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017 Introduction to the National Bioethics Platform, India The platform namely the National Bioethics Conference (NBC) in India has been established by the Forum for Medical Ethics Society (FMES) and Indian Journal of Medical Ethics (IJME) in 2005. With the evolution of bioethics in India, building such a platform for diverse constituencies to come together and discuss ethical issues relating to health, healthcare, health systems, health research and beyond which has bearing on people’s wellbeing was much needed. The health movement and women’s health movement in India from mid 1980s robustly shaped the early thinking, explorations, ideas and discourse in bioethics. This discourse had to be furthered for enhancing critical and analytical interdisciplinary conversations centre-staging ethics matters. It was important to connect also with the global bioethics discourse and create spaces and opportunities for peer community in bioethics in this region of South-Asia. The

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Published: Jul 4, 2017

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