CMEL is established jointly by the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Law at the University of Hong Kong. Its primary vision is:
- to become a focal point for international research excellence in the area of medical ethics and law;
- to co-ordinate and provide teaching and training to university students and professionals;
- and to promote and disseminate its expertise to the benefit of the public.
The Centre’s objectives are to promote excellence in the fields of research, teaching, knowledge exchange and professional training. The Centre will collaborate, as appropriate, with institutions, professional bodies and scholars in Hong Kong and internationally in order to pursue these objectives. CMEL has recently issued the latest newsletter. To view click: CMEL April 2021 Newsletter.
Highlights of the April newsletter:
- Vaccine Bubble & Injury Compensation
- (Webinar) Gross Negligence Manslaughter: Should it apply to healthcare practitioners?
- Controversy over "vaccine passports" for international travel
- New Zealand’s plan to ban sale of tobacco to the new generation
- Recent publications
- Book launch of Mad by the Millions: Mental Disorders and the Early Years of the World Health Organization
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