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What does it mean to exercise "conscientious objection"?

  • In: The Ethics Forum - What does it mean to exercise "conscientious objection"? on Thursday, 26 September 2019, 9:00-12:00
  • At: AbuDhabi (United Arab Emirates) (2019)
  • Type: Presentation
  • By: CHAAR, Betty (The University of Sydney, Australia)
  • Abstract:

    Conscientious objection is the refusal to perform a legal role or responsibility because of personal beliefs. In health care, conscientious objection involves practitioners not providing certain treatments to their patients, based on reasons of morality or "conscience." This has been a contentious issue in the provision of healthcare services and


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