The UNESCO Bioethics Unit of SGT University (Shree Guru Gobind Singh Tricentenary) celebrated the seventh edition of ‘World Bioethics Day’, on October 19, 2022. The Chief Guest for the programme was Professor (Dr.) Atul Goel-Director General, Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India-while the Guest of Honour was Professor (Dr.) Yogender Malik, Member, Ethics and Registration Board, National Medical Commission.
SGT’s UNESCO Bioethics Unit marks 7th World Bioethics Day
The programme included the presentation of a report on contests that were organised, besides a felicitation of students whose entries were sent for international competitions. Meanwhile, a short video on organ donation-which won selection for international competitions-was also shown to participants and was appreciated by one and all. In addition, a Nukkad Natak on ‘Social Responsibility and Health’ – the theme of the 2022 World Bioethics Day-was performed by students of the Faculty of Nursing. The street play sought to highlight every individual’s responsibility towards the maintenance of general health and wellbeing in society.
Prof. (Dr.) Goel praised SGT University for its endeavour in organising the programme. “It was a privilege to be present at SGT University to celebrate World Bioethics Day, and to see the commitment of the students on the occasion. The day is a reminder to all of us on how crucial it is to apply biological ethics while practising medicine in our daily lives.”
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