Welcome to the Health Law & Ethics Research Interest Group​​

We aim to engage in topical health law and ethics research and teaching from a uniquely South African perspective, and to impact on the South African, African, and global health law and ethics landscape.  

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Inaugural lecture by Professor Donrich Thaldar: Building a progressive reproductive law in South Africa

On an undergraduate level, we present Bioethics as an elective to LLB students. On a postgraduate level, we offer a research LLM, and coursework LLM in Medical Law, and a research PhD. Our undergraduate course in Bioethics is typically taken by about 100 students every year. Our main areas of interest are
  • Reproductive law & ethics
  • Children’s rights – research, reproduction
  • New technologies & health care
  • Big data, genomics, and health law
  • End-of-life

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