Jessica Schiro

Tina Cockburn, Bill Madden 1Queen’s University, Canada On 2 July 2021 the Minister for Health and Ageing, The Hon Greg Hunt MP, announced that the Federal Government would establish a bespoke COVID-19 Vaccine Claim Scheme to provide further assurance and...
  • July 15, 2021
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Ms. Vipusaayini Sivanesanathan1 1Queen’s University, Canada Tiktok, a social media app that rapidly grew in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic, allows creators are able to create short video clips and publish them for public viewing.  Not only has Tiktok served...
  • July 15, 2021
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Dr Giuliana Fuscaldo1, Professor Lynn Gillam1, Dr Lisa Mitchell1 1Eastern Health Clinical School Monash University, Australia Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD) became legally available in Victoria in July 2019. However, not all health practitioners are supportive of VAD and some have...
  • July 15, 2021
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Ms. Vipusaayini Sivanesanathan1 1Queen’s University, Canada Palliative care aims to improve the quality of life of patients with serious and often life-threatening diagnoses by addressing (and hopefully alleviating) the physical, psychosocial and spiritual symptoms of patients. While modern medicine can easily...
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A/Prof Giles Newton-Howes1 1University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand Mental health legislation, legislation that aims to require those deemed to have a mental illness to accept treatment, is commonplace in the Western world.   In parallel with this there is a...
  • July 15, 2021
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Ms Aminath MARIYA1 1University of Adelaide, ADELAIDE, Australia For sponsors of medical devices, reporting of medical device adverse events or near adverse events (MDAEs) to Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is an automatic condition of inclusion of a medical device on...
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Tess Whitton1 1Melbourne Law School, , Australia Advancements in human germline genome editing trigger concerns that echo those from historic biotechnology debates such as reproductive cloning and GMOs. In light of this, scientists and regulators are arguably on notice that...
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Professor Angus Dawson1, Dr Neha Faruqui1 1Sydney Health Ethics, University of Sydney, Australia This paper reports and discusses the findings from a critical interpretative review of over thirty ethics guidelines that included discussion of health research with young people (defined,...
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Dr Muralidharan Anantharaman1, Dr Owen Schaefer1, Ms Tess Johnson2, Professor Julian  Suvalescu2 1National University Of Singapore, , Singapore, 2University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom The development of some COVID-19 vaccines by private companies like Moderna and Sanofi-GSK has been partly...
  • July 15, 2021
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Professor Ainsley Newson1, Dr Lisa Dive1 1Sydney Health Ethics, University of Sydney, , Australia Reproductive genetic carrier screening (RCS) has existed in various forms for over half a century. Originally offered to people with certain ethnic backgrounds or a particular...
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