Jessica Schiro

Ms Courtney Hempton1 1Monash Bioethics Centre, Monash University, Clayton, Australia In an historic transformation of the governance of dying and death, Victoria is the first state in Australia to institute ‘voluntary assisted dying’. As defined by the Voluntary Assisted Dying...
  • July 15, 2021
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Ms Josephine Johnston1 1University Of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand New international guidelines released in June 2021 are the first to establish ethics guidance for the study of human embryos beyond 14 days of development, marking a significant shift in the...
  • July 15, 2021
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Ms Serene Ong1 1National University of Singapore, Singapore Data from face-to-face interviews compared to online interviews is generally regarded as higher quality, richer and more authentic. Perceived limitations of online interviews include loss of body language cues, difficulty in building...
  • July 15, 2021
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Associate Professor Jaklin Eliott1, Professor  Bernadette Richards1 1University Of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia We report findings of a qualitative study exploring perspectives of eight rural and urban lawyers in South Australia regarding the Advance Care Directives (ACD) Act 2013 (SA) (‘Act’)...
  • July 15, 2021
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Ms Maeghan Toews1 1University Of Adelaide Law School, Adelaide, Australia Purpose of Presentation: To bring new insights into the debate about how biomaterials ought to be regulated by incorporating a ‘datafied’ conception of the human body into the discussion. Nature/Scope:...
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Mr Markus Labude1 1SHAPES Initiative, Centre for Biomedical Ethics, National University of Singapore, Singapore Genetic relatedness is often presupposed as a value when thinking about whether to let prospective parents access gene editing technologies. The thought is that if some...
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Minna Paltiel1 1Melbourne Law School, University Of Melbourne, , Australia Privacy protection of health information in Australia is primarily regulated by statute.  Without detracting from the significant protections provided by statute, development in health technologies, big data capabilities, and the...
  • July 15, 2021
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Mr Sam Roach1 1Queensland University Of Technology, Brisbane, Australia Longitudinal studies indicate that the Australian public has become increasingly hesitant about receiving the COVID-19 vaccines.  Historically, Australia has implemented coercive policies to improve vaccination uptake. For example, the No Jab,...
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Ms Priyanka Pillai1,2, Dr Kristal Spreadborough1 1Melbourne Data Analytics Platform (MDAP), The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia, 2The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, Parkville, Australia Healthcare practitioners utilise electronic medical record (EMR) systems which collect both structured and...
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Miss Isabella Holmes1 1Sydney Health Ethics, Sydney, Australia Modern pregnancy in Australia is moving into a medicalised and technology-driven era. This has been accelerated by the introduction and increasing routinisation of non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT). I will explore some of...
  • July 15, 2021
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