The 14th World Congress of Bioethics

The 14th World Congress of Bioethics

December 2018

The 14th World Congress of Bioethics of the International Association of Bioethics, was jointly organized with the 7th National Bioethics Conference of the Indian Journal of Medical Ethics (IJME). It was a group of four co-hosts organising the Congress:

  • The Forum for Medical Ethics Forum (FMES), Mumbai
  • SAMA working on women's health issues, Delhi
  • John's National Academy of Health Sciences, Bangalore and
  • SOCHARA (Society for Community Health Awareness, Research and Action) Bangalore

Rising flame was invited to speak at the plenary titled “Interrogating the Construction of Marginalisations and Vulnerabilities: Obligations of Bioethics" on inclusive and universal health care- what would this mean for persons with disabilities particularly women with disabilities and their sexual and reproductive health access.

World Congress on bioethics - Bangalore - December - 2018: Nidhi is speaking into a microphone and she is standing behind a podium. Her laptop is kept in front of her on the podium. She is wearing a black saree which is a combination of light grey, black and golden. She has her earphones in her left ear. On the top left corner is the logo for the World Congress on bioethics.

Our founder and director Nidhi Goyal spoke alongside Carolyn Stephens of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK; Ameer Khan, SOCHARA, Chennai; Obalesh K B, Tamate, Tumkur, India and Salam Ismael Obaidi, National Health Services, Cardiff, UK.

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World Congress on bioethics - Bangalore - December - 2018: Nidhi is standing behind a podium and speaking into the microphone. The podium is on a stage. In the background there is a very big screen. Behind Nidhi are black curtains for the wings and in front of the podium, at the edge of the stage are potted plants in a row. Attached to the wall of the stage is a speaker.
World Congress on bioethics - Bangalore - December - 2018: A PowerPoint slide is projected on a screen on a stage. It has three logos on top. Below it, the text on a white background reads: 14th World Congress and 7th National Conference on Bioethics Bengaluru 2018. Plenary 2. Interrogating the construction of Marginalization and Vulnerabilities – Obligations of Bioethics. Speaker 1 – Carolyn Stephens, UK. Speaker 2 – Ameer Khan, India. Speaker 3 – Obalesha KB. Speaker 4 – Nidhi Goyal, India. Speaker 5 – Salam Ismael Obaidi, UK.