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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 8 Sep 2015

By Richard Balagtas
In what seems like a dream, the cure to cancer may soon be a reality. For the first time, scientists at the Mayo Clinic in Florida have been able to turn aggressive breast, lung, and bladder cancer cells back into harmless benign cells. The solution: discovering a way to stop cancerous cells from constantly dividing and replacing themselves.
In healthy tissue, it is normal for cells to …

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 …

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