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Dr John Lantos1 1Childeren’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, Mo, United States Survival rates for babies born at 22 and 23 weeks are steadily improving at centers that offer active treatment to these babies. For example, survival rates for these babies...
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Dr Andrew Hutchinson1 1Grantley Stable Neonatal Unit, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Herston, Australia, 2University of Queensland, Faculty of Medicine, Herston, Australia, 3Department of Paediatrics, Mackay Base Hospital, Mackay, Australia Extreme prematurity presents a number of challenges for health systems,...
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A/Prof. Deborah Zion1, A/Prof. Paul Macneill2, A/Prof. Chris Jordens2, Prof. Angus Dawson2 1Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia, 2University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Seeking asylum is protected by internationally agreed legal conventions, to which Australia is a signatory. Those seeking asylum are...
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Janine Mcilwraith1, Jacob Sutton1 1Slater & Gordon Lawyers, Melbourne, Australia This paper will examine the UK case of a junior doctor whom, as a result of her clinical care of a young boy, was found guilty of manslaughter by gross...
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Sam Boyle1 1School Of Law, Queensland University Of Technology, Brisbane, Australia Risk relative capacity, the idea that riskier decisions require a higher level of capacity than less risky decisions, is controversial. Significantly, it creates the possibility that a person could...
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Dr Koplin Julian1 1University Of Melbourne, Carlton, Australia It may soon be possible to generate human organs inside of human-pig chimeras (animals composed of a mix of pig and human cells) via a process called interspecies blastocyst complementation. This paper...
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Dr Mary Jean Walker1 1Monash University, Clayton, Australia, 2ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science, Wollongong, Australia Progress has recently been made into developing tissue cultures grown from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) suitable for testing how particular patients will...
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Dr Drew Carter1, Ms Arlene Vogan1, Prof Tracy Merlin1 1Adelaide Health Technology Assessment, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia In 2013 Australia’s Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) requested a 30% price reduction from the pharmaceutical industry sponsor of crizotinib, a...
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Etivina Lovo1 1James Cook University, Townsville, Australia, 2Fiji National University, Suva, Fiji Islands Principles of research bioethics are defined in the context of Western developed countries.  Understandings of Human Research Ethics (HRE) principles vary internationally which may be due to...
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Dr Calvin W.l. Ho1 1National University Of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore This paper argues that bridging the equity gap in access to and benefit sharing (ABS) of biological materials must remain firmly on the Global Development Agenda. The Convention on Biological...
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