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May 17, 2016

Presentations of Euthanasia 2016

The presentations of Euthanasia 2016 are published (if the presenters gave their permission) on the website on Friday 20 May. Read more Share this page:
May 2, 2016
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Confused by the amount of sessions? Choose a route!

Euthanasia 2016 has created Program Routes. These are preferred combinations of sessions following specific themes. The five routes are: 1. Special groups and special aspects 2. Self-determination / Autonomy at […]
May 2, 2016
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Conceptual & ethical issues

End-of-life issues raise social and  ethical questions that challenge scientists to get to the heart of the matter and unravel definitions such as euthanasia and assisted suicide. What is the […]
May 2, 2016
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Only one week before we start

The countdown has begun. We are one week from opening conference Euthanasia2016. Wednesday May 11th will be a day of checking in, picking up your badge at the registration desk […]
April 28, 2016
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Canadian government representative attends the conference!

Canada is drafting a law in order to legalize medically assisted death This proposal encourages a consistent approach to medical assistance in dying across the country. We are proud to […]
April 28, 2016
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Conference Dinner in the West-Indisch Huis in the historical center of Amsterdam

Friday evening May 13, from 7 pm onwards, you are welcome to join the Conference Dinner in the West-Indisch Huis. A charming municipal monument from the 17th century. Read more […]
April 20, 2016
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The importance of Fundamental Rights

Doctor assisted dying is widely supported in many countries in the world. People say it should be legal for a doctor to assist patients in ending their life. Despite these […]
April 20, 2016
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Belgium & Netherlands: similarities & differences

The Netherlands was the first country in the world to legalize euthanasia in 2002. Belgium followed quickly and legalized euthanasia in the same year. The first Scientific session Research on […]
April 18, 2016
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Legislation proposal for medical assistance in dying in Canada

The federal government of Canada has proposed a framework to provide access to medical assistance in dying to those who are eligible. The proposal says there should be a choice […]
April 13, 2016
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Accreditation (CME)

The Euthanasia 2016 Conference has been accredited with 14 credits by St. ABAN cluster 1, 2 and 3. The request with the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education ( […]
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