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ZonMW, an internationally renowned Health-care and -innovation research Institute, performed a second Evaluation on the implementation and practice of the Dutch Euthanasia Law (2002). In December the long awaited report was presented. The overall conclusion of the second evaluation of the Act Termination of life on Request and Assisted Suicide is that the Act has succeeded in improving the carefulness of physicians who terminate the life of a patient upon his request and in providing a transparent and consistent legal framework for this practice.
The DWD Canada blog published a very useful summary of (international) developments to be expected in 2013. Thank you, DWD Canada.
President Helene Bolduc of ADMD Quebecoise sends everyone all the best for 2013, with a word referring to the many positive issues of 2012.
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A commission, chaired by former head of France’s National Ethics Committee prof. Didier Sicard - following the election pledge of Francois Hollande to “open possibilities for medical assistance at the end of life of unbearably ill patients” - has published the results of its research into the issue of end of life care (la fin de vie) in lengthy report. The main conclusion is that assisted suicide
The latest Dying with Dignity NSW newsletter is a 16 page, six month edition packed with news. It has just been uploaded to our DWDnsw website – click here .
The Independent reports (Daisy Wyatt) about a new initiative of BBC to turn assisted suicide into the comedy Way to Go, to be aired on BBC 3 from January 15, 2013.
Helping the terminally ill to die becomes a 'life line' for twenty something mates in this new BBC comedy Way To Go, about three blokes who go into business to help the terminally ill to die.
After the decriminalisation of euthanasia in Colombia in 1997 never was proper regulation introduced, until now. Senator Armando Benedetti drafted regulations that were discussed in a Colombian Senate Commission this month, a proposal that was approved by 11 votes to 5. Some of the criteria include
YourLastRight.com - Australia's national alliance of State and Territory dying-with-dignity and voluntary euthanasia societies - has announced this month the results of the latest national Newspoll research on voluntary euthanasia (VE). The comprehensive study shows that: