Tag: "morally" at medical news
Important priorities for prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS
... to women on antiretroviral drugs in Africa. It is morally
imperative and programmatically pragmatic. As programmes scale-up to the challenge of providing antiretrovirals, they should be designed to strengthen family planning and other integral and vital health services from the beginning. At USAID we have b...
New report presents options for oversight of genetic testing of human embryos
...that are used. Second, some find PGD, or its uses, morally
unacceptable because it involves the creation, selection and destruction of human embryos. Third, there are questions of equity: many cannot afford PGD and it is not clear whether and to what extent health insurers will cover it. Finally, there are ...
Doctors should play no part in executions
...tion) creates a profound conflict of roles that is morally
unacceptable, he says. When doctors enter the death chamber, they harm not only their relationship with their own patients, but the relationships with all doctors with their patients. He believes that, even without doctors' participation, lethal inj...
Collective action for doctors
Collective action, unions and even strikesare morally
OK for doctors, but only if goalshelp patients too...tment ofInternal Medicine. "Even a strike could be morally
justified if circumstances were bad enough,"Goold continues, "but there are many other collective ac...