BIOETHICS OF THE XXI CENTURY: NATIONAL INTERESTS AND INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH

А. Д. Доника (A.D. Donika), А. А. Шестаков (Shestakov A.A.)

Abstract


DOI 10.19163/2070-1586-2019-1(23)-60-62

The article presents an overview of modern research in the problem field of bioethics and medical law, presented in the framework of the 13th World Conference on Bioethics, Medical Ethics and Health Law, organized by the International Network of Bioethics Departments of UNESCO. The conference was attended by representatives from 77 countries of five continents, including 6 - from leading medical and humanitarian universities in Russia. To illustrate the current trends, a brief overview of the reports presented at the parallel sessions “Medical Ethics: Management” and “Ethical Aspects of Transplantation”, co-chaired by Russian scientists, is presented. In general, discussions organized within parallel sections demonstrated the relevance of bioethical issues in the medical practice of all countries, identified research trends in this field and revealed national characteristics.

Keywords: bioethics, research, ethical dilemmas.


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