June 2011

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  • 1 de Julho de 2011

Theme: Bioethics and Religion in the southern hemisphere

Lecturer: Márcio Fabri dos Anjos
Professor in the Ph.d. and master’s degree program in bioethics of Centro Universitário São Camilo. Doctoral Advisor Professor of the  Alphonsian Accademia Pontificia Università Lateranense, Italy
Wanderson Flor do Nascimento
Professor of the Department of Philosophy at UnB. Guest Professor of the post-graduation program in Bioethics
Volnei Garrafa
Professor of the Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences. Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Bioethics at the University of Brasilia


The fifth meeting of 2011 the “Cycle of Debates on Bioethics, and Health Diplomacy” was held, and sponsored by the Center for Bioethics and Diplomacy Studies in health (NETHIS), in partnership with the graduate program in bioethics at the University of Brasilia, with support of the Regional Direction of Brasilia of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ Brasília) and of PAHO/WHO/Brazil, on the topic “Bioethics and Religion in the southern hemisphere” and attended as lecturer by Dr. Márcio Fabri; as moderator, Dr. Wadia flower and, as coordinator,  Doctor Volnei Garrafa. This meeting represented once again a relevant contribution to the construction of NETHIS works. It is important to study the bioethical problems that emerge from processes of international cooperation, being alert to the possible friction that exists, sometimes quietly, between religion and science in the context of Bioethics in Latin America. This reflection arises a topic that can be problematic: the relationship between science and religion can influence the analysis of international cooperation in health under the prism of bioethics?

Complete report (PDF)