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Celebration of World Bioethics Day 2018

Date : Oct 25, 2018

The Bioethics Unit of FMCI, UNESCO Chair in Bioethics (Haifa) celebrated the World Bioethics Day on 19th October 2018 at Decennial Memorial Hall, FMMC.  

The Bioethics Unit of FMCI, UNESCO Chair in Bioethics (Haifa) celebrated the World Bioethics Day on 19th October 2018 at Decennial Memorial Hall, FMMC. Dr. Nagesh KR, Head of the Bioethics Unit welcomed the gathering. Dr. Vina Vaswani, Director, Centre for Ethics, Yenepoya University was the Chief Guest. Rev Fr Richard Aloysius Coelho, Director of FMCI presided over the function. Rev Fr Rudolph Ravi D’sa, Administrator of FMMCH, Rev Fr Ajith B Menezes, Administrator of FMMC, Dr. Padmaja Udaykumar, Vice-dean of FMMC, faculty members and students were present during the program.

In order to celebrate this program, the Bioethics Unit along with the Student’s wing conducted competitions in Photography, Poster, Pencil sketching, Update and Movie making. The winners of the competitions were honoured during the programme. Dr. Simtha Bhat, Professor of Medicine and Member of Bioethics Unit was honoured with ‘Active Bioethics Member’. Dr. Suarab Kumar, Member of Bioethics Unit delivered the vote of thanks.

Following the formal programme, Dr. Vina Vaswani delivered a guest lecture on the topic of “Solidarity and cooperation” to the audience with suitable examples for its relevance to the health care.