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27 Sep, 2019
September Issue 2019
Top stories in this newsletter:
Hong Kong Government’s consultation on proposals regarding advance directives and dying in place
Woman who suffered an eye injury during a Hong Kong protest challenges the
police’s refusal to provide a copy of the warrant for her medical records
How the Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act protects against genetic discrimination in the United States
Impact of Japan’s deregulation of regenerative medicine
30 Aug, 2019
August Issue 2019
Top stories in this newsletter:
Parental order concerning surrogate children granted by the Hong Kong court after considering issues such as delay and breach of the law
US court ordered pharmaceutical giant to pay US$572 million in landmark opioid case
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
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
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cally assisted nutrition and hydration can be withdrawn from a patient with a pro-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

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