9th Ethics, Human Rights & Medical Rights Conference

30 May 2019


Gallagher Convention Centre


The 9th Ethics, Medical Law and Human Rights conference is the most sought after and well established medical ethics conference in South Africa. With a variety of unique, topical and debatable themes and topics each year this is the only conference where healthcare professionals can earn those all important ethics CPD points.  

Theme: Bringing a spotlight to the world’s most debatable healthcare ethics

What’s new?

  • Brand new debatable topics which have never been discussed at Africa Health before including; mental health ethics, the legalisation of cannabis and organ donation
  • New expert international speaker faculty
  • More CPD points than ever before
  • Case reviews and presentations never seen in the ethics field before
  • Suicide, Depression and Mental Health Ethics in Africa
  • Ethical, Legal, and Social issues surrounding legalization of Cannabis in South Africa and Globally
  • Ethics of Organ Donation by HIV Positive Donors to HIV Negative donors and Others 
  • Discover the pro’s and con’s of organ donation by HIV positive donors to HIV negative donors
  • Discuss the legalities and social determinants around the legalization of cannabis
  • Debate the ethical impacts on rising suicide rates
  • Analyse mental health ethics in Africa with a particular focus on depression and suicide 
Local Chair:
  • Prof Sylvester C Chima, MD, LLM, Associate Professor and Head: Programme of Bio & Research Ethics and Medical Law, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa