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Belgian Advisory Committee on Bioethics

Kroll bioéthique

 

9th Conference, open to the general public


‘My health, everyone’s health? The ethical challenges of public health’

 

Brussels, 17 April 2013

 

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The Belgian Advisory Committee on Bioethics was established by the co-operation agreement of 15 January 1993 signed by the federal Government, the French-speaking Community, the Flemish Community, the German-speaking Community and the Joint Commission for Community Matters[1].

The Committe is completely independent of the authorities that created it. The Committee’s duties are twofold:

• To provide advice on the problems raised by research and research applications in the fields of biology, medicine and health care; these problems are studied from the ethical, social and legal points of view, particularly from the angle of the respect for human rights;

• To inform the public and the authorities about these problems.
 

 


 

[1] This Co-operation Agreement was published in the Belgisch Staatsblad/Moniteur belge of 12 May 1993; it was approved by the federal Government  through an Act of 6 March 1995,  and by the three Communities mentioned above through a Decree respectively dated 6 December 1993, 16 March 1994 and 15 June 1994, and by the Joint Commission for Community Matters through an Ordinance of 30 March 1995. 

 

Secretary:

Eurostation II, 7th Floor, loc. 07C040

Place Victor Horta 40/10

1060 Brussels


Tel: 02/524.91.84

Fax: 02/524.91.82

E-mail: info.bioeth@health.belgium.be

 

Published on 25/03/2013 – Page last updated on 25/03/2013