COVID-19 pandemic: considerations from Bioethics

(by Elena Postigo, Bioethics professor at University Francisco de Vitoria) The Covid-19 pandemic, popularly known as coronavirus, is causing a great human drama with thousands of dead, infected, entire countries paralyzed and healthcare completely collapsed. The rapid spread of the virus is causing such a high number of patients that the various health systems are…

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Orientaciones éticas generales ante la pandemia de COVID-19

1- Toda persona, independientemente de su edad y condición, merece ser reconocida como persona con dignidad y con los derechos humanos que le son inherentes. 2- Nadie debe ser discriminado por su edad o enfermedad. Todos merecen atención médica y cuidado. 3- Los profesionales sanitarios deben salvaguardar su integridad y salud con los medios materiales que sean necesarios. Es un…

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Interview with the president of the Jérôme Lejeune Foundation

Complete Interview in french In 1959, Jérôme Lejeune, a brilliant geneticist, discovered Down’s syndrome. He did not win the Nobel Prize because for him, doctor, a child conceived, even with Down’s syndrome, has the right to life and not to abortion.In 1995, a year after his death, the Jérôme Lejeune Foundation was created. This year the…

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Euthanasia saves money and provides organs for donation.

Complet news. The researchers in that study found that Canada’s healthcare system would save between 34.7 – 138.8 million dollars per year, depending on the number of euthanasia deaths, now that euthanasia was legal. Canada has a universal healthcare system, where the financial cost for healthcare is primarily paid by governments.

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Entrevista con el presidente de la Fundación Jérôme Lejeune

Original Interview En 1959, Jérôme Lejeune, un genetista brillante, descubrió el síndrome de Down. No ganó el Premio Nobel porque para él, el médico, un niño concebido, incluso con síndrome de Down, tiene derecho a la vida y no al aborto. En 1995, un año después de su muerte, se creó la Fundación Jérôme Lejeune.…

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