UNESCO has entrusted a Chair in Bioethics at the International Center for Health, Law and Ethics. The Chair holder is Prof. Amnon Carmi.
International Units of UNESCO Chair in Bioethics
So far, 20 units were established in 20 different countries. The units' goal is to promote the teaching of bioethics in medical schools in their perspective countries.
Below is a list the Units, according to country and the persons heading the units:
America: Harold J. Bursztajn, MD; Terry Bard DD
Azerbaijan, Prof. Vugar Mammadov
Argentina: Prof. Moty Benyakar
Armenia: Dr. S. Davityan
Austria: Dr. Gabriele Werner Felmayer
Australia: Prof. Irina Pollard
Bulgaria: Prof. Sashka Popova
Brazil: Prof. Jose Thome
Canada: Prof. Abraham Rudnick
Israel: Daniel Bar-Eli
Italy: Dr. Miroslava Vasinova
Japan: Prof. Mitsuyashu Kurosu
Macedonia: Prof. Mentor Hamiti, M.Sc, PhD.
Malaysia: Mjr. General Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mohd Zin bin Bidin
Pakistan: Prof. Rizwan Taj, FRCPsych
Serbia: Prof Vojin Rakic, Ph.D
South India: Dr. Princy Louis Palaty, MBBS, MD
Sri Lanka: Dr. Harischandra Gambheera
Taiwan: Prof. Daniel Fu-Chang Tsai
Ukraine: Dr. Radmila Hrevtsova