Category Archives: Ethical scenarios

THE CONTEXT: PATENTS, PRICES AND PATIENTS


Recently, a fierce debate involving patents and pharmaceutical prices in light of access to essential medicines has been widely reported by the media. This issue has become associated with India, often dubbed as ‘the pharmacy of the world’. This is … Continue reading

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Premature baby


In every discussion involving premature babies, who are on the very edge of life, it is mandatory to start with the abortion laws. In UK, the upper time limit for abortion was reduced from 28 weeks to 24 weeks because … Continue reading

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