Globethics.net Iran Workgroup
Prof. Dr. Kiarash Aramesh, Assistant Professor and Vice-President for Research
Medical Ethics and History of Medicine Research Center, University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Bioethics is a young discipline in Iran, but, given the unique cultural specifics of this country, inherited from one of the oldest civilizations in the world (Persia) and a major branch of Islamic thought (Shiite), Iran has to build and discover its own Bioethical norms, values and guidelines. The results of these efforts, on the other hand, should be compatible with world-wide accepted values, partly mentioned in the International Declarations. In this workgroup, we are going to invite all Iranian and other experts, students and stakeholders to join us and collaborate to reach to our goals (see below).
Taking part in efforts aiming to compile and provide an Iranian Bioethics.
Working Methods and language(s)
Email groups, Forum discussion, Meetings, Document exchange.
Languages: Persian, Arabic, French and English
Expected outcome and impact
A collection of documents, An active network, New bioethical events
Participants and access policy
All the students, experts, academic members, religious scholars, and other stakeholders interested in the field. Workgroup is open to all persons registered in Globethics.net
To be set by the group after the first meeting/correspondence.