Walk down memory lane with Associate Professor Roy Joseph, Mr Gregory Vijayendran SC and Dr Nazirudin Bin Mohd Nasir as they share how the Bioethics Advisory Committee (BAC) came to be. Through testimonies and anecdotes, learn more about the history and achievements of the BAC; the reports and recommendations that have been passed into law; and what the public can anticipate as they look towards the future of Bioethics in Singapore.
The Bioethics Advisory Committee has been involved on the international front, such as the its participation in global ethics forums including the UNESCO International Bioethics Committee (IBC), Intergovernmental Bioethics Committee (IGBC), WHO’s Global Summit of National Bioethics Advisory Bodies (NBAB) and Asia Pacific National Ethics Committee (AP-NEC). Hear from BAC members who were involved, what they experienced as they reflect on Singapore’s commitment to upholding high ethical standards for biomedical research.
In this video, we will be exploring Gene Editing, Artificial Intelligence and Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART). Find out more about these topics surrounding bioethics at the BAC 20th Anniversary Virtual Conference on 17 – 18 Jun 2021.
Hear from Professor Vineeta Sinha, Professor Lee Eng Hin and Professor Patrick Tan as they share stories from BAC’s past and present work to inspire and empower the future generation of Singaporeans on the importance of bioethics.
In this video, we explore how bioethics impacts our daily lives and BAC’s role in protecting people’s rights as individuals, while allowing the biomedical sciences to develop and realise their full potential for the benefit of humankind.