Professional society of more than 1,500 individuals, organizations, and institutions interested in bioethics and humanities. Information on ASBH's affinity groups, news & current events, and links to related bioethics resources are included.
The largest university based group of faculty members in the world devoted to research and teaching in biomedical ethics and other areas of applied ethics. The Institute also houses the most extensive library of ethics in the world, the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature and produces bibliographic citations relating to bioethics for the online databases at the National Library of Medicine.
Founded in 1988 by the amalgamation of the Canadian Society of Bioethics and the Canadian Society for Medical Bioethics, the Canadian Bioethics Society has a membership composed of health care administrators, lawyers, nurses, philosophers, physicians, theologians, and others concerned with the ethical and humane dimensions of health care.
An international body dealing with the subject of bioethics, the Internal Bioethics Committee is a forum for debate and reflection, particularly with regard to the implementation of the Universal Declaration on the Human Genome and Human Rights.
Provides information on WHO's Ethics and Health Initiative, which examines ethical issues raised by activities throughout the organization, including the regional and country offices, and develops activities regarding a wide range of global bioethics topics.