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26 Jul, 2019
July Issue 2019
Top stories in this newsletter:
Part 2 of the Q & As on issues about doctor-patient confidentiality
Proposals of a Hong Kong law reform sub-committee for a new offence relating to abuse and lawmaker’s call to require doctors to report abuse
US government requires federally funded family planning centres not to make
abortion referrals
Making precision medicine research more inclusive of persons with disabilities
28 Jun, 2019
June Issue 2019
Top stories in this newsletter:
Q & As on issues about doctor-patient confidentiality raised by the arrest of alleged extradition bill protestors in Hong Kong hospitals
Research suggests that the gene-editing experiment of He Jiankui might have increased the subject babies’ risk of premature death
New York state eliminates religious exemption for vaccinations amid outbreak
Podcast episode about pharmaceutical pricing and market power
31 May, 2019
May Issue 2019
Top stories in this newsletter:
New book: Eastern and Western Perspectives on Surrogacy
New abortion bans in the States and their implications for the landmark abortion ruling
Hong Kong Medical Council decided to exempt non-locally trained specialist doctors
seeking a full registration from the internship requirement
26 Apr, 2019
April Issue 2019
Top stories in this newsletter:
English court held that prior court approval is not necessarily required before clini-
cally assisted nutrition and hydration can be withdrawn from a patient with a pro-
longed disorder of consciousness
Hong Kong’s first-ever government facility for keeping foetuses miscarried before 24
gestational weeks commissioned
29 Mar, 2019
March Issue 2019
Top stories in this newsletter:
Calls for a central registry of human genome editing research and a global moratorium
Hong Kong government launched a trust service for the parents, siblings and relatives of persons with special needs
Opt-out organ donation bill passed into law in England
22 Feb, 2019
February Issue 2019
Top stories in this newsletter:
Launch of the revamped CMEL website
Artificial intelligence in medicine – Hong Kong Hospital Authority’s plan, CMEL’s seminar on 14 March 2019 and more

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