•  ● The establishment of the Chair
On June 24th 2001 an agreement was signed by the Director-General of UNESCO and the Rector of the Haifa University, Israel, concerning the establishment of a UNESCO Chair in Bioethics at the International Center of Health, Law and Ethics, University of Haifa.
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  •  ● Director   Prof. Amnon Carmi
Genre: Casebook series
Healthcare as a Universal Human Right: Sustainability in Global Health
Ethics in Psychiatry and Mental Health
The First Syllabus for Youth Bioethics Education(2nd Edition)
Casebook on Bioethics for Judges
The First Syllabus for Youth Bioethics Education
Casebook on Bioethics and the Holocaust

Casebook on Bioethics and the Holocaust

The initiation of Dr. Tessa Chelouche, a well-known Israeli physician and scholar of medical history, to edit a book on the phenomenon of medical treatment and physicians’ behavior during the holocaust should be highly appreciated. The collection of the relevant data and its drawing out from the hidden archives should have been not only a complicated scientific mission, but also an incredibly difficult emotional experience. More info →
The Ethics of Pharmaceutical Industry Influence in Medicine

The Ethics of Pharmaceutical Industry Influence in Medicine

Our aim in this casebook is not to write categorical prescriptions for the diagnosis and treatment of ethical problems that have arisen out of the interaction of pharmaceutical influences on clinical practice with human vulnerabilities when making decisions under conditions of uncertainty (Bursztajn et al., 1981/1990). Rather, it is to provide a series of case descriptions and analyses, a series of Wittgenstein’s context-dependent “family resemblances,” that make up a memorable family photograph of a spectrum of clinical and ethical dilemmas and methods of analysis. We are mindful that an action that may be meaningfully ethical in one time or context may be unethical in another time or context. More info →
Teaching Ethics in Organ Transplantation and Tissue Donation Cases and Movies

Teaching Ethics in Organ Transplantation and Tissue Donation Cases and Movies

Organ transplantation is a thrilling new option in modern surgery giving hope for chronically ill patients, and at the same time, stirring controversial ethical questions on human identity and the meaning of the human body. Being a global and transnational endeavor, organ transplantation raises universal ethical concerns and, yet, has to be adapted to cultural media and beliefs. In this book , 30 case studies collected from all over the world, illustrate the range of global and local, ethical, social and cultural problems associated with this new treatment Together with a list of relevant movies, the collection provides a unique source for ethics education in medicine, health care, philosophy and religious studies. The authors have completed the teaching material by a systematic introduction into the field of transplantation ethics. More info →
Teaching Ethics in Psychiatry – Case Vignettes   2009
Psychiatric Ethics and the Rights of Persons with Mental Disabilities in Institutions and the Community
Moral Games for Teaching Bioethics
Classroom Communication:Use of Emotional Intelligence and Non-Verbal Communication in Ethics Education at Medical Schools
Reproductive Health: Case studies with ethical commentary
Informed Consent

Informed Consent

The ever-increasing power of modern medicine and the complex, sociological settings in which it is practiced raise new ethical questions concerning what is just, what is good, and what is right in the behavior of doctors and patients, of individuals and of society. More info →

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