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The Ethics of Becoming an Adult in a Health Research Setting in Africa

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Rose Mwangi It is three years since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reversed course to recommend that 11- to 12-year-old girls receive two doses of … Continue reading

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Informed Consent in Africa for Adolescents’ Participation in Health Research

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Rose Mwangi I am writing to respond to a recent statement from the Co-chair of the International Vaccine Task Force (IVTF) who, in a World Bank press release, … Continue reading

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Michigan’s New Abortion Insurance Rider Law: Challenges, Spin, and Justice

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. For more information, click here. By Deborah Fisch, JD In December 2013 the Michigan legislature passed the Abortion Insurance Opt-Out Act. Because of the Act’s origin as a petition … Continue reading

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University of Michigan Professor Lisa Harris will give online lecture on contested medical procedures

Stigma, Conscience, and Contested Medical Procedures Conscientious objection (CO) in healthcare provision is widely represented in discourse and in law as synonymous with opposition to contraception, sterilization or  abortion. The pairing of “conscience” with opposition to family planning services is … Continue reading

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