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Conscientious objection


Bioethics press synthesis

Abortion: Italian doctors denied conscientious objection

06 August 2014

The Council of Europe Social Rights Committee has just condemned Italy, granting the request of the International Family Planning Federation, which, in 2012,...

A female bioethicist calls for a limit on conscientious objection in Italian hospitals

06 June 2014

 In an article published last May on the Journal of Medical Ethics’ website, bioethicist Francesca Minerva, who declared herself to be in favour of post-...

Italy: a congress to defend pharmacists’ rights to conscientious objection

10 February 2014

 On 5 February, a congress organised by the Catholic Union of Italian Pharmacists (UCFI), on the topic: "Pharmacists’ conscientious objection: between...


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