UNESCO Chair in Bioethics (Haifa)
(World Bioethics Day 2017)
Definitive Program of UNESCO Bioethics Units

Name of the Institute: University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Gr.T. Popa” Iasi, ROMANIA
Name of the Unit: Romanian Unit of the International Network of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics (Haifa)
Name of Unit Head: Associate Professor Elena TOADER
Date of Establishment of Unit:  April 12th, 2017
Student’s wing of Unit: coming soon

Program Details:

Part 1. (Time of inauguration and duration of Part 1 of program) 13:30-14:00

Opening speech by:

Name: Professor Viorel SCRIPCARIU
Title: Rector University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Gr.T. Popa” Iasi,
Name: Professor Monica HĂNCIANU
Title: Vice Rector International Relations and Academic Partnerships University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Gr.T. Popa” Iasi,

Local representatives greetings:

Name: Professor Anca TRIFAN
Title: President of the Romanian Society of Gastroenterology
Name: Professor Cristina CIJEVSCHI PRELIPCEAN
Title: Institute of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Iasi, ROMANIA
Name: Professor Cristian LUPAȘCU
Title: Coordinator of the liver transplantation Center Iași, ROMANIA
Name: Mrs. Maria VASILESCU
Title: President Equity in Health Association –  ROMANIA

Representative of UNESCO Chair:

Name: Associate Professor  Elena TOADER
Title: Head – Unit UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, Iași, ROMANIA


Part 3. Workshop:  14.00 – 16.00

TOPIC: “Equitable access of patients with hepatitis B and C to innovative treatments without interferon. Eradication of viral hepatitis by 2030- WHO priority

Professor Anca TRIFAN
“WHO objectives in eradicating chronic viral hepatitis C how does Romania respond?”

Professor Carol STANCIU
Exclusion of the patient with HCV and mild / moderate fibrosis to the chance of healing – a non-ethical anathema”.

Lecturer Ph Irina GÎRLEANU
“Ethics of listing for liver transplantation in a small volume center”

PhD, Ph Gheroghiță BALAN
“Equity and justice in the follow-up of malpractice cases”

Associate Professor Elena TOADER
“Equality , justice and equity – ethical and legal connections


Part 4: Students’ Competition and Award of Scientific Poster on Bioethics: 16.00-17.00

Moderator: Head of Romanian Unit – Associate Professor Elena TOADER MD, PhD
Name: Representatives of  Bioethics Circle
Title: Medical Students’ s Society  Iasi , ROMANIA

Duration and place of poster exhibition: 12.00 – 14.00, University of Medicine and Pharmacy G.T. Popa Iași, ROMANIA


Place of WBD: University of Medicine and Pharmacy G.T. Popa Iași, ROMANIA
Place: Str. Universitățíi 16, 700115, Iași, ROMANIA
Date: october 19th, 2017
Signature of the Unit Head
Name: Associate Professor Elena TOADER