What has bioethics to offer the developing countries

Bioethics. 1993 Apr;7(2-3):108-25. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8519.1993.tb00277.x.


My paper consists of three parts. In the first part I try to explain the intellectual basis of bioethics in developing countries. In the second part I describe the bioethical dilemmas facing these countries. In the third part I shall discuss the changes that have to be made in bioethics if it is to take root in these countries, and thereby help them to improve the human existence.

MeSH terms

  • Bioethical Issues*
  • Bioethics*
  • Biomedical Technology
  • China
  • Confucianism
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Developing Countries*
  • Economics
  • Ethical Relativism
  • Ethics
  • Euthanasia, Passive
  • Health Care Rationing
  • Human Rights
  • Humans
  • International Cooperation
  • Internationality
  • Life Support Care
  • Paternalism
  • Physician-Patient Relations
  • Political Systems
  • Population Control
  • Public Health
  • Quality of Life
  • Religion
  • Religious Philosophies
  • Reproductive Techniques, Assisted
  • Resource Allocation
  • Social Justice
  • Social Responsibility
  • Social Values
  • Social Welfare
  • Value of Life