COVID – 19 Insights: Ethics, Law and Human Rights perspectives and analysis

We – Health, Ethics and Law Institute (the HEaL Institute) and Indian Journal of Medical Ethics (IJME) – at the Forum for Medical Ethics Society (FMES) are pleased to bring you a critical, analytical blog space entitled ‘COVID-19 Insights’. As a collective, with a long standing commitment to ethics and rights; our goal of bringing these to you is to not let ethics, human rights and legal aspects relegated amidst the urgency of responding to the pandemic… more

Blog 28 | HEaL Institute & IJME – Covid-19 Insights | June 23, 2021

Safeguarding Prison Health during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic | FMES and JSA

Greetings! This appeal – endorsed by 45 organization from across India and outside; and 186 professionals in health and allied themes from India and outside– is initiated by Forum for Medical Ethics Society (FMES) and Jan Swasthya Abhiyan (JSA) on behalf of health care workers and public health professionals, in solidarity with in-mates of prisons in India… more

Blog 27 | HEaL Institute & IJME – Covid-19 Insights | June 10, 2021

Oxfam India and Forum for Medical Ethics Society welcome PMs announcements for partial free vaccines; highlights need for more inclusive vaccine policy | FMES and Oxfam India

New Delhi, June 8:  Oxfam India and Forum for Medical Ethics Society (FMES) welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to procure 75% of vaccines in India and providing them free of cost to the states. The latest decision is in line with the… more

Blog 26 | HEaL Institute & IJME – Covid-19 Insights | June 7, 2021

Open letter calling for a global ban on biometric recognition technologies that enable mass and discriminatory surveillance | Access Now, Amnesty International, European Digital Rights (EDRi), Human Rights Watch, Internet Freedom Foundation (IFF), and Instituto Brasileiro de Defesa do Consumidor (IDEC).

We, the undersigned, call for an outright ban on uses of facial recognition and remote biometric recognition technologies that enable mass… more Archive

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