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30 Jun, 2022
May-June 2022 Issue
1. Publications
• Technology and the Public Interest
• Emerging Technologies
• COVID-19
• Planetary Health
2. Events
• Philosophical Foundations of Research Ethics
• Sharing of Genetic Data for Research
• Digital Capacity and the Proposed International Pandemic Preparedness Treaty
• Public Health Emergency Constitutions in the SARs
3. Health Law Updates
• Model Clauses on Cross-border Transfers of Personal Data
• Applying Medical Evidence from the Study of Aetiology to Causation in Law
• Discrimination Claims by Student with Depression and Anxiety Disorder
• Landmark Case on Abortion Right Overruled
29 Apr, 2022
March-April 2022 Issue
1. New publications

2. Upcoming webinars
• CMEL: [Book Talk] "For the Common Good: Philosophical Foundations of Research Ethics"
• CHM and MEHU: Indigenous Healers and Ayahuasca Tourists in a Capitalist World
• MEHU: From Birth to Death: What Might Person-Centred Care Look Like?

3. Video recordings of recent webinars
• Annual Review of Hong Kong Health Law in 2021
• The Governance of the Progress of Gene-Editing Technologies: A Critical Response from a Biomedical, Ethical, and Legal Perspective
• Protecting Policy Holders’ Interests in Health Insurance
• Personal Data Protection Regimes and the Sharing of Human Genetic Data for Research

4. Media interviews

5. Medical law updates
• Appeals in the "DR Beauty" gross negligence manslaughter case
• Challenge to the Vaccine Pass system
• Reflecting change of sex on identity cards
14 Feb, 2022
January-February 2022 Issue
1. New publications
2. Events
• Information Session for the Master of Laws in Medical Ethics and Law Programme
• Webinar on Relational Autonomy and Informed Consent
• Webinar on Hong Kong Health Law 2021
• Webinars on Gene-editing, Health Insurance and Data Access
• Global Health & Humanities Book Talk Series
• Science, Technology and Medicine Seminar Series
• Medical Humanities "Conversations & Connections" Seminar
3. Knowledge exchange
• Media Interviews
• Consultation for a Fact-check Service
4. Medical law updates
• Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Preliminary Investigation Committee of the Medical Council of Hong Kong v Hospital Authority
• New Anti-doxxing Law in Force
20 Dec, 2021
November-December 2021 Issue
1. New publications
2. Master of Laws in Medical Ethics and Law
3. Events
• Virtual information sessions for the Master of Laws in Medical Ethics and Law programme
• Webinar on Informed Consent in Healthcare
• Webinar on Hong Kong Health Law 2021
• Global Health and Humanities Book Series
• Film screening and discussion event: "Alive In The Mortuary"
4. Knowledge exchange
• Perspective from a forensic pathologist and an advocate for victims of sexual violence
• Proposal of a vaccine pass system for Hong Kong
• Call to engage in consensus building
• Governance of One Health
5. Medical law updates
• New pathway for non-locally trained doctors to practise in Hong Kong
• Ban on alternative smoking products in Hong Kong
• Appeal in the "DR Beauty" gross negligence manslaughter case: HKSAR v Chow Heung Wing, Stephen and Chan Kwun Chung [2021] HKCA 1655
• Doctor jailed for gross negligence manslaughter over death of a liposuction patient: HKSAR v Kwan Hau Chi, Vanessa [2021] HKCFI 2978
• New regulatory regime for private healthcare facilities in Hong Kong
29 Oct, 2021
October 2021 Notification
Bi-monthly Newsletter and Upcoming Events
Virtual Conference on Intellectual Property, COVID-19, and the Next Pandemic
Webinar on Gross Negligence Manslaughter
Webinar on Reproductive Genetic Screening
30 Sep, 2021
September 2021 Issue
Courts, Proportionality and COVID-19 Lockdowns
Germline Genome Editing: Moratorium, hard law, or an informed adaptive consensus?
The Genetic Discrimination Observatory: confronting novel issues in genetic discrimination
Framework for Involving and Engaging Participants, Patients and Publics in Genomics Research and Health Implementation
Webinars On Mainland China’s Personal Information Protection Law, Paediatric Vaccine Trials and Gross Negligence Manslaughter
New Offence Proposed to Protect Children and Vulnerable People
Expert Opinion on the Cause of Death in a Local Case
Time to Consider Scaling Down on Travel Restrictions?
New Guidance on Artificial Intelligence issued by Hong Kong Privacy Watchdog
Mainland China’s Personal Information Protection Law
Patient's Court Action for Disability Discrimination

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