Committee


Conference President

Prof. Amnon Carmi, Israel


International Organizing Committee

Prof. Blachar Yoram, Chair
Prof. Benyakar Moty
Prof. Chongqi Wu
Prof. D’Souza Russell
Prof. Eidelman Leonid
Prof. Gordon David
Prof. Grinshpoon Alexander
Dr. Kloiber Otmar
Prof. Popova Sashka
Dr. Seebohm Annabel
Adv. Ullmann Tami
Adv. Wafner Leah

International Scientific Committee

Prof. Linn Shai, Chair
Dr. Chelouche Tessa
Dr. Gallin Stacy
Dr. Karni Tami
Prof. Nunes Rui
Dr. Peled Maya
Dr. Poraz Irit
Prof. Rakic Vojin
Prof. Tabak Nili
Prof. Tsai Fu Chang Daniel
Prof. Ullmann Yehuda
Dr. Vasinova Miroslava
Dr. Wietchner Naama

Directors of UNESCO Chair in Bioethics Units

Asia-Pacific Division: Prof. Russell D’Souza
Ibero-American Division: Prof. Moty Benyakar
European Division: Prof. Vojin Rakic
Portuguese Language Countries Division: Prof. Rui Nunes
African Division: Prof. Pierre Effa
Administrative Coordinator:
Mrs. Shoshana Golinsky
Education Department: Prof. Sashka Popova
Holocaust Department: Dr. Tessa Chelouche; Dr. Stacy Gallin
Research Department: Prof. Rui Nunes
Managing Editor of “Global Bioethics Inquiry”: Prof. Russell D’Souza
International Committee of Youth Project: Dr. Miroslava Vasinova
Website Master: Prof. Daniel Fu Chang Tsai
Coordinator of Bioethics Voices Newsletter: Dr. Miroslava Vasinova
International Committee of World Bioethics Day: Dr. Praveen Kumar Arora
Data Management Consultant: Mr. Ehud Tiferet


Afghanistan Kandahar: Dr. Noor Khaliq Noor
Albania Tirana: Dr. Altin Stafa
Argentina Central University Hospital of San Isidro: Dr. Daniel Lopez Rosetti
Argentina Maimonides University: Prof. Gustavo Tafet
Argentina University National de San Luis: Dr. Eduardo Raul Ramos
Argentina University of Buenos Aires: Prof. Moty Benyakar
Argentina University of Buenos Aires: Prof. Juan Jorge Michel Farina
Argentina University of Muron: Dr. Enrique Mario Novelli
Armenia Yerevan: Dr. Susanna Davtyan
Australia New South Wales: Dr. Irina Pollard
Austria Innsbruck: Prof. Gabriele Werner-Felmayer
Azerbaijan Baku: Prof. Dr. Vugar Mammadov
Belgium Ghent: Dr. Sigrid Sterckx
Bosnia & Herzegovina Sarajevo: Prof. Dr. Sabina Semiz
Brazil Alagoas: Dr. Angela Canuto
BrazilCentro Belo: Dr. Jesus de Almeida Fernanades
BrazilFamaz: Prof. Adriana Leticia Barbosa dos Santos
Brazil Mato Grosso: Dr. Dalva Alves das Neves
Brazil National School of Public Health: Prof. Sergio Rego
Brazil Real Hospital Portuguese: Dr. Maria do Carmo Lencastre de Menezes e Cruz Dueire Lins
BrazilRegional Council Ceara: Dr. Ivan de Araujo Moura Fe
Brazil Santa Casa Medical School: Prof. Dr. Decio Cassiani Altimari
Brazil Santa Catarina: Dr. Armando José d’Acampora
Brazil Santa Marcelina Medical School: Dr. Jose T. Thome
Brazil Santo Amaro University: Prof. Clovis Francisco Contantino
Brazil UniCEUB: Dr. Evaldo Lima da Costa
BrazilUniversity Federal Parana: Dr. Pedro de Paula Filho
Brazil University of Campinas: Dr. Flavio Cesar de Sa
Bulgaria Sofia: Prof. Sashka Popova
Cameroon Yaoundé: Prof. Pierre Effa
China: Prof. Wu Chongqi
ChinaBinzhou Medical University: Prof. Wang Liqing
ChinaCentral South University: Prof. Chen Yunliang
ChinaDalian Medical University: Prof. Shi Yue
ChinaGuangxi Medical University: Prof. Li Xiaoping
China Hainan Medical University: Prof. Su Yuju
China Hangzhou: Prof. Zhang Zhiliang
ChinaHealth Economics & Management School: Prof. Tian Kan
China Inner Mongolia:  Prof. Zhao Xingsheng
China Jining: Prof. Wang Deguo
ChinaKunming Medical University: Prof. Deng Hong
ChinaMedical Health Open School – Guangxi: Prof. Qin Anning
ChinaSchool of Marxism: Prof. Chen Jun
China Shandong: Prof. Shu Defeng
ChinaShandong Academy of Bioethics: Prof. Chen Xiaoyang
ChinaShandong University: Prof. Man Hongjie
China Soochow: Prof. Chen Liang
ChinaSouthwest Medical University: Prof. Liao Bin
ChinaWeifang: Prof. Hu Youli
ChinaXian Medical University: Prof. Xiong Dongmei
Colombia Bogota: Prof. Andrea Hellemeyer
Colombia Universidad Nacional de Colombia: ­Prof. Ariel Marcel Tarazona Morales
Colombia Villavicencio: Dr. Gina Lorena Garcia Martinez
Croatia Zagreb: Suncana Roksandic Vidilicka
Cyprus Limassol: Prof. Andrie Panayiotou
Czech Republic Prague: Prof. Tomas Dolezal
Denmark Copenhagen: Dr. Bogi Eliasen
Fiji St. Suva: Ms. Sharon Biribo
Finland Turku: Dr. Helena Siipi
Former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaTetovo: Prof. Mentor Hamiti
France Nancy: Prof. Henry Coudane
Germany Hannover: Prof. Dr. Gerhard Fortwengel
Ghana Kumasi: Rev. Fr. Dr. John Kwaku Opoku
Greece Athens: Prof. Dr. Evangelos D. Protopapadakis
Iceland Reykjavik: Dr. Salvor Nordal
IndiaAdesh Institute: Dr. GPI Singh
IndiaAhmednagar DVVPFS Medical College: Air Mshl. Dr. D.P. Joshi
IndiaAmrita Institute Medical University Cochin Kerala: Dr. Narayan Dinesh
IndiaAnand – Gujarat State: Prof. Dr. Barna Ganguly
IndiaAurangabad Government Medical College
IndiaBangalore: Dr. Olinda Timms
India Bhavnagar Government Medical College: Dr. Chinmay Shah
India Chennai – Chettinad University Tamil Nadu: Prof. K. Ravindran
India Chennai – Nodal Center Head Private Universities: Prof. Dr. P. Thangaraju
India Chennai – Sri Ramachandra University: Prof. Dr. P.V. Vijaya Raghavan
IndiaChennai Tamil Nadu State Nodal Centre: Prof. Geethalakshmi
India CMCHRC – Chennai: Dr. T.X. Gugapriya
IndiaCooper Medical College, Mumbai: Dr. Prasad Pandit
IndiaDelhi – MSAI Institute National Unit: Dr. Adit Desai
IndiaFaridkot Punjab: Prof. Dr. Raj Bahadur
IndiaGangtok Sikkim: Prof. Dr. Mingma Lhamu Sherpa
India Ghandhinagar – IIPHG: Prof. Parthasarathi Ganguly
India Government Dental College & Hospital – Aurangabad: Dr. S.P. Dange
India Haryana State: Prof. Dr. O.P. Kalra
India – Jabalpur Government Madhya Pradesh Medical Science University: Prof. Dr. S.P. Pandey
IndiaJodhpur AIIMS: Dr. Sanjeev Misra
IndiaKolkatta – West Bengal State: Prof. Bhabatos Biswas
IndiaKozikode Calicut Medical College: Dr. Java Karishnan Thavody
IndiaLokmana Tilak College Mumbai: Dr. Mangesh Lone
IndiaLoni: Prof. Dr. S.D. Dalvi
IndiaLuchnow – Uttar Pradesh State: Prof. Ravi Kant
India – Madurai – Velammal Medical College: Prof. Dr. John Rajpathy
India Mangalore – Father Muller Medical College South India: Dr. Nagesh KR
IndiaMangalore – Kasturba Medical College: Dr. Animesh Jain
India Mangalore – KSHEMA Medical College: Dr. Satheesh Bhandary
IndiaMangalore – MIO: Dr. Suresh Rao
IndiaManipal – Karantaka State National Chair: Dr. Mary Mathew
IndiaMGM Navi, Mumbai: Dr. Sudhir N. Kadam
IndiaMGUMST, Jaipur: Prof. Dr. Simmi Mehra
IndiaMimer Pune:  Prof. (Col) Derek D’Souza
IndiaMMCDSR Dental College Mullana: Dr. Soheyl Sheikh
IndiaMullana – Ambala MM University Haryana State: Dr. Sankalp Dwivedi
IndiaMumbai – KEM: Dr. Santhosh Salagre
IndiaMumbai – Nair Dental College: Prof. Dr. K.S. Banga
India Mumbai Government Directorate of Medical Education: Prof. Dr. Praveen Shingre
India Mumbai Rajiv Gandhi Medical College West India: Dr. Anu Kant Mital
IndiaMumbai Somaiya Medical: Prof. Dr. Vinayak Sabnis
IndiaNanded: Dr. C.B. Mhaske
IndiaNashik – MVPS Dr. Vasantrao Pawar Medical College: Prof. Dr. Pradip Barde
IndiaNational Board Examination: Prof. Dr. Bipin Batra
India New Delhi: Dr. Deepak Singla
India New Delhi – Central India: Prof. Dr. Smita N. Deshpande
IndiaNew Delhi – IMA: Prof. Dr. K.K. Aggarwal; Co-head: Prof. Dr. R. Wankhedkar
India NKP Nagpur: Prof. Kajal Mitra
IndiaNodal Center Chhattisgarh State Raipur: Prof. G.B. Gupta
IndiaPatil Education Society & University: Dr. Shimpa Sharma
India PIMS – Ganagachettikula: Dr. Rema Devi
IndiaPune – MAEER’s: Dr. Priya Chitre
IndiaPune – Maharshtra University of Health Sciences Mashik Nodal Center: Prof. Dr. Payal Bansal
India Pune DPU: Prof. Dr. Praveen Kumar Arora
IndiaRajasthan State Jaipur: Dr. Raja Babu Panwar
IndiaSantosh University NCT Delhi: Dr. B.R. Sharma
IndiaSevagram – Mahatman Gandhi Institute: Prof. Samir Yelvatker
India SGT – Gurgaon: Dr. T.D. Dogra
IndiaShillong: Prof. Dr. Ritupurna Barooah
India Sree Mookambika Institute: Dr. G. Padmakumar
IndiaSrinagar Kashmir North India: Prof. Dr. Salim Khan
IndiaTerna Medical College, Nerul: Dr. K.G. Ghorpade
IndiaTopiwala: Dr. R.N. Bharmal
IndiaTrissur – Kerala State: Dr. E. Mohandas
IndiaTrissur Kerala Jubilee Mission Medical College: Dr. P. C. Gilvaz
India Trissur Kerala State Nodal: Dr. MKC Nair
IndiaTrivandrum Sree Gokulam Medical College Kerala: Prof. Dr. Geetha O.
IndiaVellore – Tamil Nadu State: Dr. Kuryan George
India – Warda – Datta Meghe Institute: Dr. Abhay M. Gaidhane
Indonesia Surabaya: Prof. Siti Pariani
Ireland Galway: Dr. Oliver Feeney
Israel Haifa: Prof. Shai Linn
Israel Zefat: Prof. Tamar Gidron
Italy Saint Vincent: Dr. Miroslava Vasinova
Japan Tokyo: Prof. Mitsuyasu Kurosu
Kazakhstan Almaty: Dr. Aizhan Sadykova
Kenya Kericho: Prof. Marion W. Mutugi
Kosovo Hospital & University Clinical Center: Dr. Miftar Zenelaj
LatviaRiga: Dr. Ivars Neiders
LithuaniaKlaipeda: Prof. Dr. Gintautas Vysniauskas
MalawiBlantyre: Prof. Joseph Mfutso-Bengo
Malaysia Kuala Lampur: Prof. Parameshvara Deva
MexicoPuerto Vallarta: Prof. Sergio Alberto Viruete Cisneros
MoldovaChisinau: Dr. Igor Codreanu
MontenegroPodgorica: Prof. Aneta Boskovic
NepalDhahran: Dr. Dhana Ratna Shakya
NetherlandsRotterdam: Prof. Dr. Maartje Schermer
NigeriaKaduna: Dr. Halima Bello-Manga
NigeriaPort Harcourt: Prof. Victor Wakwe
NorwayTrondheim: Dr. Lars Ursin
PakistanIslamabad: Prof. Rizwan Taj
PakistanLahore: Dr. Sarosh Saleem
PhilippinesManila: Prof. Maria Salome N. Vios
PolandLodz: Dr. Anna Alichniewicz
PolandWarsaw: Dr. Joanna Rozynska
PortugalPorto: Prof. Rui Nunes
Portugal Portuguese Association: Dr. Francisca Rego
RomaniaIasi: Prof. Elena Toader
RussiaVolgograd: Prof. Alena Donika
RussiaSt. Petersburg: Prof. Galina Mikirtichan
SerbiaBeograd: Prof. Vojin Rakic
SloveniaLjubljana: Prof. Toni Pustovrh
South AfricaPotchefstromm Campus: Prof. Dr. AL Rheeder
SpainMadrid: Dr. Benjamin Herreros
SpainMurcia: Prof. Julian Valero-Torrijos; Prof. Maria Magnolia Pardo-Lopez
Sri LankaAngoda: Dr. Harischandra Gambheera
Sri Lanka Kelaniya: Dr. Madawa Chandratilake
SudanKhartoum: Dr. Sawsan El Mekkawi
SudanKhartoum: Dr. Hanan I.M. Tahir
SwedenStockholm: Dr. Karl Persson De Licht
Taiwan Region: Prof. Daniel Fu-Chang Tsai
Taiwan Region – E-Da Hospital:  Dr. Chi-Wei Ling
Taiwan Region Fu-Jen Catholic University: Dr. Hou-Chang Chiu
Taiwan Region Mackay Medical: Dr. Ling-Lang Huang
Taiwan Region – Taichung: Dr. Jeng-Yuan Hsu
Taiwan RegionTzu Chi University: Prof. Ying-Wei Wang
TurkeyAnkara: Prof. Dr. Nuket Ornek Buken
UgandaKampala: Prof. Charles Ibingira
UkraineKyiv: Dr. Radmyla Hrevtsova
United KingdomBirmingham: Dr. June Jones
United KingdomCardiff: Prof. Baroness Llora Finlay
United States of America Florida: Prof. Joseph E. Thornton
United States of America Indiana: Prof. Susan Zinner
United States of AmericaCambridge, MA: Dr. Harold J. Bursztajn; Prof. Terry Bard
VenezuelaMerida: Prof. Ximena Paez
Vietnam Hanoi: Prof. Nguyen Duc Hinh