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Islamic Bioethics (IMSE Project)

The Islamic Medical and Scientific Ethics (IMSE) Project is a collaborative effort of Georgetown Libraries to produce a comprehensive collection of resources pertaining to Islamic perspectives in the broad field of bioethics.

Pakistan's unregulated drug industry

Pakistan's government is being criticised for not doing enough to control the country's pharmaceutical industry.  A hundred people have died, and 400 others are in the hospital, after taking contaminated heart medicine. Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports from Lahore, Pakistan.

Organ Trafficking in the Middle East. Interview with Dr. Debra Budiani-Saberi

Al Jazeera interviews Dr. Debra Budiani-Saberi, Director and Founder of the Coalition for Organ Failure Solutions (COFS). Visit the COFS website at

3rd Islam and Bioethics International Conference

Arda, Berna and Rispler-Chaim, Vardit, eds. ISLAM AND BIOETHICS. Ankara [Turkey]: Ankara Üniversitesi [Ankara University], 2011. 268 p. 3rd Islam and Bioethics International Conference held 14-16 April 2010 in Manavgat, Antalya, Turkey. Gift of Berna Arda.


ISPU Conference:Where Religion, Policy and Bioethics Meet

Presented by the University of Michigan Medical School and the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding ( ISPU), this unique 2-day conference brings together Islamic scholars and religious leaders, social scientists, health professionals and other stakeholders to discuss Islamic law, bioethics, medicine and health policy.

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We are always on the lookout for news stories featuring Islamic perspectives on bioethical issues, as well as professional and academic conferences pertinent to medical and scientific ethics generally. Please submit a URL link to your news story or event posting along with a brief description to the IMSE English Resources curator Roxie France-Nuriddin ( Thank you!

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