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December 6, 2022
Hormones as Bio-Social Entities The overarching aim of the workshop is to bring together an interdisciplinary and international group of established and emerging scholars working on the overarching topic of hormones, to exchange ideas and synergise different approaches to making...
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January 17, 2023
Event Summary Since 2021, the organizers and invitees to this Concluding Workshop have worked together to address normative gaps between international human rights law and global health law as these fields relate to public health emergency prevention, preparedness, response and recovery.  With...
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January 19, 2023
While new technologies and artificial intelligence (AI) could transform weak health systems in low-resource settings, human rights experts have highlighted real threats to privacy, equality, and autonomy. These risks are greater for youth and for marginalised, criminalised groups, such as...
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January 24, 2023
We propose a Foundation Brocher workshop that will convene a variety of stakeholders (patient and patient advocates; academic, and pharmaceutical representatives; government regulators; ethicists, etc.) to discuss the ethics, regulatory, and pragmatic issues in international pediatric clinical trials. We plan...
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May 3, 2023
Oral disease are a neglected area of global health, despite being among the most common ailments of mankind. Following the publication of a ground-breaking series of papers on oral health in The Lancet in July 2019, a Lancet Commission on...
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May 9, 2023
Rare Diseases (RDs) pose a Global Health and development concern. Lacking a universal definition, RDs are defined as conditions that affect no more than 1 in 2000 individuals in the EU and Australia, fewer than 200,000 persons in the US,...
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May 25, 2023
The nature and complexity of public health emergencies, like the current COVID-19 outbreak, raise a number of distinctive and profound ethical challenges. Yet, despite the existence of a number of authoritative ethics guidance documents and important ethical lessons learned as...
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June 1, 2023
A multidisciplinary approach to endometriosis among transgender and gender diverse community. 
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June 13, 2023
The concept of the ‘severity’ or ‘seriousness’ of a genetic condition (disease/disorder) is pivotal to determining current, and future, applications of genomic medicine, particularly those relating to reproduction. Yet this concept remains nebulous and poorly understood (Molster et al, 2017;...
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October 31, 2023
The number of individuals infected by COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) already surpassing SARS and MERS. As of February 22, according to worldometer, 78,635 cases of COVID-19 have been reported. Among the infected individuals 2,459 died. Given the severity, the speed of...