Bioethics

Second Evening for Alliance VITA’s 2019 Bioethics Conference

The theme for the second evening of Alliance VITA’s annual Bioethics Conference held on Monday, January 21 was “Life, underlying conditions?” The evening began with Dr. Olivier Trédan, oncologist who spoke on the topic of « When Life is Shortened”. He clarified and...

India Bans Commercial Surrogacy

On December 19, 2018, the House of Deputies in India, the Lok Sabha, adopted a bill prohibiting surrogacy. In order to protect women from being exploited, the draft law on “commercial” surrogacy has a provision for a jail term of up to 10 years. Since...