bioethics folders

End of life


Bioethics press synthesis

England : The Police Service "Tends To Close Its Eyes" To Violations Involving Assisted Suicide

23 January 2017

Whereas euthanasia is legal in countries such as the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg, it has nevertheless been banned in the United Kingdom(see Angleterre...

American psychiatrists speak out against the Belgian law on euthanasia

13 January 2017

The American Association of Psychiatry (AAP) wants to take action against euthanasia laws in Belgium, the Netherlands and "anywhere else where psychiatric...

Euthanasia in Quebec: a "procedure incorrectly qualifed as “care" that affects the doctor who does it?

13 January 2017

During the International Congress on Palliative Care held in Montreal in October 2016, several delegates shared their concerns regarding the future of...

Assisted suicide in Switzerland: "The ageing generation wants to live independently until the end"

19 December 2016

Assisted suicide is still increasing in Switzerland. The NZZ am Sonntag, a weekly Zurich publication, confirmed that, in 2015, "the three major assisted...


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