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December 2015 | Vol  18 | Issue  7 (Supplement)     Table ofContents  RSS Feed 
Religion politics and ethics: Moral and ethical dilemmas facing faith-based organizations and Africa in the 21st century-implications for Nigeria in a season of anomie
SC Chima
Introduction African peoples value social order and peace as essential and sacred. This is because of the traditional communalism of African societies. To maintain this sense of comm...
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Review Article
A legal "right" to mental health care? Impediments to a global vision of mental health care access
N Glover-Thomas, SC Chima
Mental health law across many jurisdictions provides a legal framework for the compulsory detention and, where appropriate, treatment in hospital of people with mental health problems. Latent within...
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Review Article
Ethics of palliative care in late-stage cancer management and end-of-life issues in a depressed economy
FN Chukwuneke
The Hippocratic Oath has often been referred to as the ethical foundation of medical practice with the key restriction "cause no harm" which is also the principle of benevolence in bioethics...
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Review Article
Medical incidents in developing countries: A few case studies from Nigeria
FN Chukwuneke
The moral worth of a clinician's, action in patients' management depends exclusively on the moral acceptability of the rule of obligation to duty on which the clinician acts. Since every rat...
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Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice

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