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Canadian Association for providers of medical aid in dying (CAMAP) to lifestream their June Conference
Apr 27, 2017

CAMAP, the Canadian Association of MAID assessors and providers invites you to participate in the inaugural Conference on Medical Assistance in Dying on June 2-3, in VICTORIA, BC, Canada. The conference will be lifestreameing presentations and events, and anyone who registers may "join in". Registration on their website www.maidconference.ca.

First step Italian law on patient's right to refuse treatment
Apr 25, 2017

Last week, a law was adopted by the Italian Chamber of Deputies on patient right to refuse treatment and informed consent. 326 deputies voted in favour, 37 against in the first reading. The Senate still has to approve before it gets into force. 

Two crowdfunding campaigns to challenge the law in the UK
Apr 25, 2017

Two emerging cases are seeking to challenge the law in the UK, in order to have the right to die with dignity. Both are looking for funding to support their case.<--break->

 

March 2017 Newsletter De Einder Published
Apr 25, 2017

Dutch Society De Einder, published its Newsletter December 2016. Read it here (in Dutch only).

Dutch End-of-Life Clinic publishes annual report 2016
Apr 19, 2017

Last week, the Levenseindekliniek (Dutch End-of-Life Clinic) published its annual report. The clinic received 1796 requests for help in 2016. 

Noel Conway can challenge UK law
Apr 13, 2017

Noel Conway, the terminally ill man who tries to challenge the UK law for dying with dignity, has won the right to bring his case to court.

Annual report on Dutch euthanasia practice published
Apr 13, 2017

This week, the annual report of the Dutch RTE (Regional euthanasia review committees) was published. 

Flemish RWS celebrates 15 years of legalization on May 28
Apr 9, 2017

This year - 2017 -, RWS (the Flemish RtD Society)as usual organises a special National Dying in Dignity Day on May 28 in Antwerp: "Where are we now? - 15 years after the legalization of euthanasia".

New Canadian Association for providers of Medical Aid in Dying CAMAP organises Conference June 2&3, 2017
Apr 9, 2017

CAMAP is the (new) Canadian Association of MAiD Assessors and Providers. While they are predominantly an association of physicians and nurse practitioners, professionals interested in supporting this work are most welcome to join this new community and

Spanish RtD longtime campaigner Salvador Pániker died
Apr 9, 2017

April 1, 2017 Catalan philosopher Salvador Pániker died, aged 90 and honorary President of DMD (Right to Die with Dignity Society) in Spain. As President he was a driving force for decades to reach the objectives of our

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