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MERETI Master's Program in Research Ethics

Click on the link to access information about the research ethics programs of the Middle East Research Ethics Training Initiative (MERETI). In addition to offering an annual one-year certificate program in research ethics, they are now offering a Masters of Science in Clinical Research with a Specialization in Research Ethics that combines face-to-face courses with distance learning. This Masters program can be taken full-time or on a part-time basis.

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Bookmarked by Dina Bogecho on 19 Jul 2011
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The Nuffield Council on Bioethics

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics is an independent body that examines and reports on ethical issues in biology and medicine. It was established by the Trustees of the Nuffield Foundation in 1991, and since 1994 it has been funded jointly by the Foundation, the Wellcome Trust and the Medical Research Council.

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Bookmarked by Andy Burke on 16 Sep 2010
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Call for Applications

The Center of Biomedical Ethics and Culture (CBEC), SIUT, in Karachi has run a successful one year Postgraduate Diploma Program (PGD) in Biomedical Ethics since 2006. In 2010, CBEC also initiated a two year long Masters in Bioethics (MBE) program.

I am pleased to announce the first “Call for Applications” for intake of students for the PGD Class of 2012 and MBE Class of 2013. The academic year commences in January 2012.

Details of PGD and MBE programs, including eligibility criteria and admission process, and application forms are available on our website (The deadline for receiving applications is August 22, 2011).

We would appreciate it if you could circulate this announcement widely to relevant individuals and institutions.

Please do not hesitate to email us at if you require additional information or any clarification.


Farhat Moazam, M.D., PhD
Professor and Chairperson
Center of Biomedical Ethics and Culture (CBEC), SIUT
Dewan Farooq Medical Complex
Karachi 74200, Pakistan
Phone: (92 21) 272-6338
Fax: (92 21) 921-5362
Email: and

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Bookmarked by Dina Bogecho on 5 Jul 2011
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Nuffield Council on Bioethics’ :‘Global health: responsibility, ethics and policy' 22 Jun 2011

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics’ anniversary symposium ‘Global health: responsibility, ethics and policy’ was held on 22 June 2011.
An 8-minute video showing highlights of the day, including interviews with speakers and delegates, plus speaker slides, transcripts and videos is now available to download at the URL provided above.
A detailed report of the symposium will be available soon.

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Bookmarked by Dina Bogecho on 21 Jul 2011
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World Gastroenterology Organisation

This links to the website of the World Gastroenterology Organisation, who have training courses across South America, and in Thailand and South Africa. The WGO is a federation of over 110 national gastroentereolgoy societies across the world.

The site also offers an extensive, multi-language library of gastroenteregoloy guidelines for various diseases and health conditions, with links to resources and other articles.

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Bookmarked by The Editorial Team on 16 Aug 2012
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