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Annual report on Dutch euthanasia practice published
Apr 13, 2017

This week, the annual report of the Dutch RTE (Regional euthanasia review committees) was published. 

New Canadian Association for providers of Medical Aid in Dying CAMAP organises Conference June 2&3, 2017
Apr 9, 2017

CAMAP is the (new) Canadian Association of MAiD Assessors and Providers. While they are predominantly an association of physicians and nurse practitioners, professionals interested in supporting this work are most welcome to join this new community and

Spanish RtD longtime campaigner Salvador Pániker died
Apr 9, 2017

April 1, 2017 Catalan philosopher Salvador Pániker died, aged 90 and honorary President of DMD (Right to Die with Dignity Society) in Spain. As President he was a driving force for decades to reach the objectives of our

Flemish RWS celebrates 15 years of legalization on May 28
Apr 9, 2017

This year - 2017 -, RWS (the Flemish RtD Society)as usual organises a special National Dying in Dignity Day on May 28 in Antwerp: "Where are we now? - 15 years after the legalization of euthanasia".

Dying with Dignity NSW publishes its Autumn Newsletter
Apr 6, 2017

Dying with Dignity NSW publishes its Autumn Newsletter, 2017. Read it here.

Service set up for assisted death in Canada
Apr 6, 2017

Ontario is setting up a new service for people seeking medically assisted death.  The service will allow them to reach out for help directly, bypassing

Dr Rodney Syme Humanist of the Year 2017
Apr 6, 2017

Dr Rodney Syme has been recognized as Humanist of the Year 2017, by the Council of Australian Humanist Societies.

DMD Colombia publishes its Newsletter no 62, 2017
Apr 3, 2017

DMD Colombia publishes its Newsletter no 62, 2016 (in Spanish). Read it here.

App for testing purity of lethal medications in development
Apr 3, 2017

Exit International has developed an app to test the purity of lethal medications, such as Nembutal. This app can be used to test the drugs bought on the internet. A growing number of elderly people buy lethal medications from abroad, but are concerned about their quality.


Hawaiian Death with Dignity bill deferred
Mar 27, 2017

Following intense debate, the death with dignity bill was deferred on March 23 2017 by legislators. The bill would allow terminally ill patients to obtain prescriptions for lethal doses of medication. 


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