Vol 11, No 1 (2018)

Table of Contents


Cover PDF


Contents PDF


The Life Esidimeni tragedy Arbitration award: A step in the direction of justice PDF
A Dhai 3

Letter to editor

Euthanasia and our worldview PDF
Jonathan Victor Larsen 4


Life Esidimeni deaths: Can the former MEC for health and public health officials escape liability for the deaths of the mental-health patients on the basis of obedience to ‘superior orders’ or because the officials under them were negligent? PDF
David Jan McQuoid-Mason 5-7
Healthcare in Crisis: A Shameful Disrespect of our Constitution PDF
Ames Dhai, Safia Mahomed 8-10
Employer-generated complaints to the statutory registration authority: The regulatory framework for the supervision of employed health professionals in the South African public sector PDF
Dirk T Hagemeister 11-14
Legal implications of data sharing in biobanking research in low-income settings: The Nigerian experience PDF
Simisola Oluwatoyin Akintola 15-19
What the contract does not say… A current analysis of what’s missing in clinical trial agreements PDF
Gareth Agar, Lesley Burgess 20-23
Gender-affirming care in the context of medical ethics – gatekeeping v. informed consent PDF
Anastacia Tomson 24-28
Human guinea pigs? The ethics of undergraduate and postgraduate student involvement in medical training in South Africa PDF
Malcolm de Roubaix 29-34
The need to develop objective criteria for suitability as a surrogate mother: Reflections on Ex Parte KAF PDF
Donrich W Thaldar 35-37
Should the state fund assisted reproductive technologies for HIV-discordant couples in South Africa who want to have children? PDF
Alastair W Moodley 38-42
Can the consent provisions in the Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Act, which do not require children to be assisted by a parent or guardian, be used for live births by caesarian section in emergency situations? PDF
David Jan McQuoid-Mason 43-45


Is there room for religious ethics in South African abortion law? PDF
Faadiela Jogee 46-51


Witnessing injustice: What is the student’s role in advocating for patients? PDF
Neo Ramagaga 52-55

CPD questions

CPD questionnaire PDF