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31 Aug, 2020
August 2020 Issue
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Co-Directors and Deputy Director of CMEL
(Webinar) "Living Will, Living Well? Advance Directives Across Asia" A workshop that takes a comparative look at the law and practice of Advance Directives across 15 jurisdictions in Asia
Dr Philip Beh to speak on Collateral Damage of COVID-19
Recent articles by CMEL members
03 Aug, 2020
July 2020 Issue
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"Genetic discrimination in Asia: A review of public policies, practices and
incidents" received the 2020 Early Career Researcher Prize
Hong Kong government released consultation report on advance directives and dying in place
Hong Kong doctors found guilty of misconduct after signing off on procedures for restraining elderly without proper assessment records made
CMEL’s member shared his views on mass surveillance and COVID-19 contact tracing apps
30 Jun, 2020
June 2020 Issue
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English Court of Appeal ruled on capacity to engage in sexual relations [A Local Authority v JB [2020] EWCA Civ 735]
Recent articles by CMEL members
How has COVID-19 changed how doctors deal with death?
01 Jun, 2020
May 2020 Issue
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Recent publications on mental health and/or COVID-19
COVID-19 webinar – “State and Professional Autonomy: Conflicting Rights and Obligations in the State-Profession Relationship”
Hong Kong court ruled on challenges by returnees from South Africa and Pakistan to mandatory quarantine at quarantine centres
“Bioethical Reflections on COVID-19” resources page
24 Apr, 2020
April 2020 Issue
Top stories in this newsletter:
Webinar - State and Professional Autonomy: Conflicting Rights and Obligations in the State-Profession Relationship
Recent papers on medical ethics and law
Rationing of medical resources amid COVID-19
30 Mar, 2020
March 2020 Issue
Top stories in this newsletter:
English court recognised duty owed by a hospital trust to the daughter of its patient in respect of genetic information [ABC v St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust and others [2020] EWHC 455 (QB)]
Rationing ventilators and hospital resources during the COVID-19 pandemic
Ethics in the COVID-19 crisis: perspectives from a clinical ethicist

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