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The Global Bioethics Initiative (GBI) is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to improving quality of life in vulnerable populations globally, through research, education and policy change recommendations. GBI concentrates on disparities over international lines which often lead to poor health and needless loss of life.

International Bioethics Summer School


Posted on 17 Aug 2015

by Bobby Thomas
Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), or Planned Parenthood for brevity, is a nonprofit organization founded by Margaret Sanger that provides multiple health services, reproductive health care, and health education. Additionally, the organization advocates for affordable health care and lobbies for pro-choice legislation. Recently, new incriminating video footage brought forward by The Center for Medical Progress brings forth damaging evidence of high executives and doctors of the organization …

Posted on 11 Aug 2015
The Unintended Consequences of Organ Regulation: China’s Black Market

by Nicole Fenghea
China suffers from a huge organ shortage and chances for its citizens to obtain a transplant are very low. For many years their organs were acquired from executed prisoners to help meet demands. However, after international condemnation, Beijing said that they ended that practice at the beginning of this year, although officials acknowledge that it will be difficult for them to comply with the law.
The government now states …

Posted on 30 Jul 2015

by Remy Servis
In a fascinating Huffington Post article by Jonathan Moreno, Ph.D., an advisory board member for Global Bioethics Initiative, the interaction between the American conservative “right” and liberal “left” and their representations of the bioethics field in the modern day is explored. Moreno begins his article with the belief that most highly publicized bioethics issues have generally benefited the conservative right. However, he quickly dispels this thought, suggesting that …

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