World Association for Medical Law

27th World Congress for Medical Law

Vilnius, Lithuania

August 2 - 4, 2023

Proposed Congress Themes

1. Protection of Patients Rights - Challenges and Responsibilities of the State and Civil Society

• The legal and ethical limits of scientific developments and progress in medicine.

• Technological developments and patient data protection. The right to privacy versus public
• The role of Civil Society in raising awareness and disseminating information to promote patient
• Fostering more effective resolutions for disputes between patients and healthcare institutions.
Contemporary issues pertaining to healthcare service provider liability.

2.  Transformations in Healthcare Systems as an Inevitable Process in Achieving Excellence

• International organisations and new initiatives to adjust national healthcare systems in the face of global challenges. The role of healthcare policies in fighting the global climate crisis.
• Fostering sustainability in healthcare systems.
• Redesigning the legal frameworks of national healthcare systems following the latest
achievements of biomedical science, and fighting social and economic inequalities.

3.  New Challenges for International Cooperation in the Field of Legal Medicine (Forensic Medicine)DICINE)

• International cooperation in mitigating natural and man-made disasters.
• New challenges for legal medicine in combating terrorism and organised crime.
• Technological and scientific research innovations in legal medicine

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