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2nd Conference on Medical Law “Asian Perspectives on Bioethics, Medical Ethics & Medical Law” (WAML Endorsed)

  • 16 Oct 2017
  • 17 Oct 2017
  • University of Macau, Faculty of Law, Avenida da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China

II Conference on Medical Law “Asian Perspectives on Bioethics, Medical Ethics & Medical Law”

University of Macau, Faculty of Law, Institute for Advanced Legal Studies

October 16-17, 2017

University of Macau, Faculty of Law, Avenida da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China

16 October

9 am to 9.30 am – Registration

9.30 am – Opening remarks

9.50 - Panel 1 - RIGHT TO HEALTH

Moderators: Oren Asman and Kevin Chien-Chang Wu

Structure and Main Problem of China's Drafting Basic Health Care Law

Weixing Shen, Professor of Law and Dean at Tsinghua University (China)

Health-related Rights and Protections in ASEAN and Regional OECD Members: Observations

Archie A. Alexander, Assistant Prof. Health Administration and Health Law at LSU Shreveport (US)

A Coherent Global Health Policy’s ‘Missing Link’

Rostam J. Neuwirth, Professor of Law at the University of Macau (Macau)

11.10am – Coffee break and group photo

11.30 - Panel 2 – ETHICS IN HEALTH CARE

Moderators: Weixing Shen and Robert B Leflar

“Medical Law, Bioethics and Multiculturalism brings WAML, UNESCO and Azerbaijan together”

Vugar Mammadov, Professor of Law at Baku State University (Azerbaijan)

Conducting Clinical Trials In Private Practice

Roy Beran, Professor at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia

South West Sydney Clinical School, and University of New South Wales (Australia)

Advanced directives and Ulysses Contracts - Is It Useful both for Western and for Eastern Bioethically-Based Legal Systems?

Oren Asman, Assistant Professor, Nursing Department, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University (Israel)

12.50am - Lunch

3pm - Panel 3 - PATIENT SAFETY AND DOCTOR PATIENT RELATIONSHIP

Moderators: Roy Beran and Bryan Mercurio

Medical Injury and Patient Safety Reforms in Japan

Robert B Leflar, Professor at University of Arkansas School of Law and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (US)

Addressing Patient Safety Institutionally: A New Approach for Health Law?

Alexander Capron, Professor at the University of Southern California (US)

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (Adverse Events Reporting System as a Mechanism to Punish Doctors – The Chinese and Macanese Solutions)

Vera Lúcia Raposo, Assistant Professor at the University of Macau (Macau)

Evolution in the Doctor-Patient Relationship: Important International Developments

Ian Freckelton, Professor of Law at the University of Melbourne, Law Faculty & Department of Psychiatry; Queen's Counsel (Australia)

4.50pm – Coffee break

5.20pm - Panel 4 - MEDICAL LIABILTY

Moderators: Alexander Capron and Ian Freckelton

Could Apology Resolve Medical Disputes? An Empirical Perspective on the Construction of Medical Dispute Apology Law in Taiwan

Kevin Chien-Chang Wu, Associate Professor, Department and Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Bioethics, National Taiwan University College of Medicine (Taiwan)

Comparative Medical Liability Law: Some Practical Notes on Methodology

Rui Cascão, Macau Legal Affairs Bureau (Macau)

Alternative Dispute Resolution and the Access to Justice: Arbitration and Mediation

Rui Amaral, Macau Health Bureau (Macau)

Loss of Chance in Medical Malpractice

Yang Manman, PhD student at the University of Macau (Macau)

7.10 pm – Transportation to restaurant

7.30 pm – Conference dinner

17th October

9.30 am – Panel 5 – PATIENTS’ RIGHTS

Moderators: Vugar Mammadov and Danny Friedmann

Medicine and Social Justice

Cheng Hang Leong, Senior Instructor of Law at the University of Macau (Macau)

Obtaining Medical Records  - Patients' Rights to Access their Medical Records in Macau

Luis Pessanha, Macau Legislative Assembly, (Macau)

Genetic Tests Comparison between French law, European Regulation and Chinese Legislation

Anne-Marie Duguet Emeritus senior lecturer UMR/INSERM unit 1027 Paul'Sabatier University (France)

Wu Tao Lecturer X'ian Medical University (China)

Chen YIng,  Kunming Medical University; Vice-professeur (China)

10.40 am – Coffee break

11am - Panel 6 - HEALTH, BUSINESS AND PATENTS

Moderators: Rostam J. Neuwirth and Archie A. Alexander

Protecting Health in International Investment Agreements: Better Drafting, Not Sectorial Carve-Outs

Bryan Mercurio, Professor of Law and Associate Dean (Research) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

TCM, Personalized Medicine and Intellectual Property Law - How to Overcome Obstacles Towards Protection of Old and New Personalized Medicines?

Danny Friedmann, Researcher/Lecturer of IP (formerly at CUHK) and Visiting Scholar at the University of Macau (Macau and Hong Kong)

Chinese Newspaper Coverage of Gene Patents

Du Li, Assistant Professor at the University of Macau (Macau)

“Fake Food” as a New Ingredient in the “Cuisine Juridique”: A Case for “Regulatory Co-opetition”?

Alexandr Svetlicinii, Assistant Professor at the University of Macau (Macau)

12.50 pm – Lunch

3pm - Panel 5 - TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

Moderator: Anne Marie Duguet and Tu Guangjian

The Legal Protection of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Ma Zhe, PhD student at the University of Macau (Macau)

New law sparks the expectation over the future of Traditional Chinese Medicine: Can TCM Law effectively promote the development of TCM industry in China?

Sijia Liu, PhD student at the University of Macau (Macau)

Fight between Secret of Traditional Chinese Medicine Prescriptions and Duty to Inform

Man Teng Iong, Macau Health Bureau and PhD student at the University of Macau (Macau)

The future and prospects of the Chinese Traditional Medicine in the EU market under the new regulatory framework

Ina Virtosu, PhD student at the University of Macau (Macau)

4.50pm  - Closing Remarks


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