Response to Doctors for Life on assisted suicide

Authors

  • C A Joseph MBChB (UCT), MPhil Applied Ethics (Stell)

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2024.v114i17.2241

Keywords:

Euthanasia, Bioethics, Assisted dying, Medical ethics and law, Ethics, Global Bioethics

Abstract

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Author Biography

  • C A Joseph, MBChB (UCT), MPhil Applied Ethics (Stell)

    Intern Medical Doctor, Pelonomi Academic Hospital, Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa

    MBChB (University of Cape Town), MPhil Applied Ethics (Stellenbosch University)

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2024-07-01

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Joseph CA. Response to Doctors for Life on assisted suicide. S Afr Med J [Internet]. 2024 Jul. 1 [cited 2024 Jul. 18];114(7):e2241. Available from: https://samajournals.co.za/index.php/samj/article/view/2241

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