Switzerland

  • organ donation

Swiss Organ Donation Controversially Redefined

Organ Donation Highly Controversial This week a Swiss law redefining organ donation went into effect. The change, criticized by Human Life International Switzerland, the Union of Catholic Swiss Physicians, the Swiss Hippocratic Society and the Swiss Society for Bioethics, redefines clinical death as occurring after a mere five [...]

By |2019-04-29T20:52:13-04:00November 17th, 2017|Categories: HLI News|Tags: , , , , |

Swiss Medical Ethics Hit New Low

Marking a new low, revised Swiss in vitro fertilization (IVF) legislation takes effect today. Passed by public referendum in 2016, Switzerland is alleged to be the last country in Europe to allow so-called pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) of fertilized embryos prior to IVF implantation. Ironically, this was strictly forbidden by [...]

By |2019-06-27T08:43:53-04:00September 1st, 2017|Categories: HLI News|Tags: , |

Prenatal Test Brings Eugenics Back to Germany

A new controversial prenatal blood test for Down's syndrome, developed by biotech company LifeCodexx, launched this month in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. It seems that we are in for another life protection scandal in Europe, and possibly for the return of mainstream eugenics to German-speaking Europe. The new PrenaTest [...]

By |2019-04-17T15:46:52-04:00August 28th, 2012|Categories: HLI News|Tags: , , , , , |