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Right to Die Canada published comprehensive Newsletter covering 5 years
Feb 5, 2018

Right to Die Canada published comprehensive Newsletter covering 5 years. Ruth von Fuchs, Newsletter editor: "I have produced a catching-up newsletter for the Right to Die Society of Canada.  It covers 5 years (!) but there is a good side to this -- I have been able to tell the whole story in one place, instead of just giving bits and pieces every quarter". Read it here.

Dying in the America's
Feb 5, 2018

 


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Taiwan to have a Patient Autonomy law in 2019
Feb 5, 2018

Accoding to a newly approved law (the Patient Autonomy Law) citizens of Taiwan from 2019 officialy can  a so called Advance Decision. Suich a decision is legal in explicitly described conditions:

Independent advisory bureau "The Last Choice – Switzerland" established
Jan 24, 2018

The Last Choice – Switzerland, an independent advisory bureau, was established on December 10, 2017 (international Human Rights Day) by Michael Irwin. The main function of The Last Choice – Switzerland is to give reliable advice on what is involved in going to

Nurses' perspectives on whether medical aid in dying should be accessible to incompetent patients with dementia
Jan 24, 2018

A survey was conducted by Canadian and Dutch researchers (Geriatric Nursing, December 2017 article in press) in a random sample of 514 Quebec nurses caring for the elderly to assess their attitudes towards extending medical aid in dying to incompetent patients and to explore

Noel Conway has been granted the right for appeal
Jan 24, 2018

BBC News (January 18, 2018) reports: A terminally ill man who wants to be helped to die has been granted permission to take his case to appeal. Two judges from the Court of Appeal said there should be a full hearing of 68-year-old Noel Conway's case. Last October,

Canada's Hot News Round Up January 2018
Jan 24, 2018

Read here Canada's Hot News Round Up January 2018.

France opens national bioethics debate
Jan 24, 2018

Bioedge (January 25, 2018) reports: This week France launched a six-month long national consultation on hot-button bioethical issues. The results, involving scientists, medical practitioners, lawyers and the public, will help to shape a revised bioethics law, perhaps later this year. The list of topics

Latest News Update from Final Exodus - USA
Jan 24, 2018

Find here the latest News Update from Final Exodus USA. Click here.

Dignity Report Winter 2017 from DWD National Center published
Jan 24, 2018

Dignity Report Winter 2017 from DWD National Center published, containing recent 2017 accomplishments and [lans for the comoing year. You can read it here.

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