For 30 years the Nordic Committee on Bioethics has promoted Nordic cooperation and exchange of information between scientists, parliamentarians, and public officials in bioethics. On April 9, 2019 the Nordic Committee on Bioethics organised the conference Bioethics of clinical innovation and unproven methods in collaboration with Centre for Legal Studies in Welfare and Market at the University of Copenhagen. How are clinical innovations and unproven methods developed and introduced in western Nordic health-care systems? What is the legal and regulatory environment concerning unproven methods in medicine? What ethical principles should guide work on emerging treatments and experimentation in hospitals? These three questions were addressed in separate sessions in a day of fruitful discussions.Read more
The NCBio-conference on Lifestyle diseases: Responsibility and Ethics took place in Helsinki 11 -12 June 2018. Nearly 90 participants attended the conference.
The aim of the conference was to address the new emphasis on the individual’s responsibility and choices in view of collectivist health policies and solidary-based welfare systems.Read more
Helsinki, Finland 11 - 12 June 2018Read more
The Nordic Committee on Bioethics, in collaboration with the Centre for Collaborative Health at Aarhus University, organised a workshop on «Biotechnology for a longer life» in Aarhus, Denmark, 9 December 2016.Read more