The Ethics of the Covid-19 Pandemic: Nordic Perspectives
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Part 2: Ethical choices in a pandemic – a Swedish perspective
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (CET)
The Nordic Committee of bioethics (NCBIO) is hosting a webinar series on bioethical aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Nordic countries. The aim is to identify ethical aspects of the pandemic, to look at policies and debates with a view on differences and similarities between the countries.
Part 2 of the webinar series is arranged by Nordic Committee on Bioethics (NCBio) in cooperation with the Swedish National Council on Medical Ethics (Smer)
The aim of this webinar is to identify ethical aspects of the pandemic, with an emphasis on examining cross-country similarities and differences regarding policy and public debate across the Nordic countries. We aim to follow the development from the outbreak of the pandemic and over time.
1:00 pm Opening of the seminar
by the session chair, professor Ingemar Engström, Örebro University, Sweden, member of the NCBio
professor Sigur∂ur Kristinsson, University of Akureyri, Iceland,
chair of the NCBio and Lotta Eriksson, secretary general Smer
pm Keynote: Ethical choices in a pandemic – a Swedish perspective
by professor emeritus Göran Collste, Linköping University, Sweden, member of Smer
1:25 pm Commentary by professor Kirsten Kyvik, University of Southern Denmark, member of the NCBio
1:35 pm Commentary by professor Jan Helge Solbakk, University of Oslo, Norway
1:45 pm Q & A
2:00 pm End of webinar
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