Opinions

  • NCE List of opinions (pdf, 147 KB)
  • Nr. 34/2020 (pdf, 216 KB) Schutz der Persönlichkeit in Institutionen der Langzeitpflege (only in german and french)
  • Nr. 33/2020 (pdf, 198 KB) Contact tracing as an instrument for pandemic control
  • Nr. 32/2019 (pdf, 288 KB) Sperm donation (only in german and french)
  • Nr. 31/2019 (pdf, 289 KB) Organ donation (only in german, french and italian)
  • Nr. 30/2018 (pdf, 2 MB) On the practice of late termination of pregnancy (only in german, and french)
  • Nr. 29/2018 (pdf, 2 MB) Uterus transplantation procedure - ethical considerations
  • Nr. 28/2017 (pdf, 2 MB) Social egg freezing - ethical reflections
  • Nr. 27/2017 (pdf, 2 MB) Allophone migrants and the healthcare system. Ethical issues of community interpreting
  • Nr. 26/2016 (pdf, 2 MB) Überlegungen zur ethischen Einschätzung des Nicht-Invasiven Pränatal-Tests NIPT (only in german, french, and italien)
  • Nr. 25/2016 (pdf, 2 MB) Gene Editing an menschlichen Embryonen - Eine Auslegeordnung
  • No. 24/2015 (pdf, 2 MB) Biobanks for research
  • No. 23/2014 (pdf, 158 KB) On the obligation to disclose information covered by medical confidentiality in prisons
  • No. 22/2013 (pdf, 283 KB) Medically assisted reproduction. Ethical considerations and recommendations for the future
  • No. 21/2013 (pdf, 153 KB) Ethical considerations of abortion financing (only in german, french and italien)
  • No. 20/2012 (pdf, 211 KB) On the management of differences of sex development. Ethical issues regarding "intersexuality"
  • No. 19/2012 (pdf, 190 KB) On presumed consent to organ donation. Ethical considerations
  • No. 18/2011 (pdf, 387 KB) Human enhancement by means of pharmacological agents
  • No. 17/2011 (pdf, 2 MB) Advance Directives
  • No. 16/2009 (pdf, 251 KB) Research with children
  • No. 15/2008 (pdf, 55 KB) On the introduction of diagnosis related groups (DRG) in Swiss hospitals (in german)
  • Transplantation de foie sans transfusion de sang (pdf, 44 KB) Avis de la NEK-CNE rendu à Swisstransplant concernant les transplantations de foie au bénéfice d'un membre des témoins de Jéhovah (in french only)
  • No. 14/2007 (pdf, 391 KB) Präimplantationsdiagnostik II: Spezielle Fragen zur gesetzlichen Regelung und zur HLA-Typisierung (in german)
  • No. 13/2006 (pdf, 52 KB) Duty-of-care criteria for the management of assisted suicide
  • No. 12/2006 (pdf, 36 KB) Ethische Verzichtserklärungen gefährden das Solidaritätsprinzip der Krankenversicherung (in german)
  • No. 11/2006 (pdf, 183 KB) Research involving human embryos and fetuses
  • No. 10/2005 (pdf, 153 KB) Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
  • No. 9/2005 (pdf, 339 KB) Assisted Suicide
  • Nr. 08/2005 (pdf, 26 KB) Medizinische Betreuung ist Pflicht (in german)
  • Nr. 07/2004 (pdf, 85 KB) Zur Sterilisation bei urteilsunfähigen Personen (in german)
  • No. 6/2003 (pdf, 294 KB) On the regulation of living donoation in the transplantation law
  • No. 5/2003 (pdf, 33 KB) Living-donor partial liver transplantation: the question of financing
  • Nr. 04/2003 (pdf, 26 KB) Zum reproduktiven Klonen beim Menschen (in german)
  • Nr. 03/2002 (pdf, 470 KB) Zur Forschung an embryonalen Stammzellen (in german)
  • Nr. 02/2002 (pdf, 53 KB) Zur Fristenregelung (in german)
  • Nr. 01/2001 (pdf, 47 KB) Forschung an importierten embryonalen Stammzellen (in german)

Chapter "10 Ethical issues" (PDF, 126 KB)
of the "Swiss Influenza Pandemic Plan 2006", prepared by the NEC
Swiss Influenza Pandemic Plan

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