Medical Tourism
Conference in Sigtuna 11-12 May 2009 INFO

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Medical Tourism – presentations:

Medical tourism as a global phenomenon. Trends in Europe
Niels Lynoe, member of NCBio and professor in Medical Ethics at KI, Sweden

Consequences and suggested measures: fight it or accept it?
Arne Sunde, professor, head of Section for Fertility, St. Olavs hospital, Norway

Experience with IVF treatment abroad
Ingvild Brunborg Morton, The Norwegian Support Organization for Infertility

Ethical issues of cross-border reproductive care
Guido Pennings, professor of Ethics and Bioethics at Ghent University, Belgium

Safe clinical use of stem cells                
Outi Hovatta,Professor in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at KI, Sweden

European Union and Health Law
Elisabeth Rynning, professor at Department of Law, Uppsala University, Sweden

Mobilities of Medical Care – a note on the political economy of health
Ilpo Helén, Department of Sociology, University of Helsinki, Finland

Anything wrong with the global IVF-industry?                
Klavs Birkholm, journalist and member of The Danish Council of Ethics

International viewpoints of stem cell research and the regulation of clinical applications
Lars Ährlund-Richter, Professor of molecular embryology of Woman and Child Health, KI, Sweden

Patients’ perspective- pros and cons with treatment abroad
Villy O. Christensen, chairman of the Independent Patient Association in Denmark

Justice in the health care sector – should private money talk?
Niklas Juth, researcher of Medical Ethics at KI, Sweden

Medical standard and experimental treatments – hopes and hypes
Sigurður Guðmundsson, Dean of the School of Health Sciences at University of Iceland

The take-home message
Ole Johan Borge, Chair NCBio

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