FIAMC Bio-Medical Ethics Centre Mumbai INDIA

(FIAMC: Federation Internationale des Associations Medical Catholique)
The FIAMC Bio-Medical Ethics Centre [FBMEC] was established in Bombay in September 1981 to study and debate the ethical status of various actions - experimental, diagnostic or therapeutic - in the bio-medical field within the ethic of culture, religion and the modern secular state. MORE

Certificate Course in Healthcare Ethics (8 weekends)

Dear Rev. Father,
We are pleased to inform you that the FIAMC Bio-Medical Ethics Centre is conducting a Certificate Course in Healthcare Ethics (8 weekends) covering the essential aspect of ethics from womb to tomb. Great care has been taken to choose the speakers who are renowned professionals in each field.
Aims & Objectives: To enlighten lay people on most healthcare issues affecting our lives (from conception to our last journey). At the end of the course, the participants will be able to discuss confidently moral issues and ethical situations with those people who are unaware, confronted and disturbed with the same.
Who can attend the course: The course is open to all persons, catechists, nurses, religious brothers and sisters, medical students, students of social sciences, social workers and all those involved in educating children and youth.
Contents & format of the course: The programme in eight capsules provides details of each capsule involving one weekend per month from Saturday 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. followed by dinner and on Sundays from 9.30 a.m. to 1 p.m. followed by lunch.
Registration: Since there are limited seats, registration will be done on a first come first serve basis. Accordingly, a registration fee of Rs.300/- will be charged. We have subsidized the cost of the Course Fees for the residential participants (at Rs.3500) and non-residential participants (at Rs. 3000/-) so as to make the course affordable.
Accommodation: Residential accommodation can be provided to those who wish to stay overnight at the FIAMC Bio-Medical Ethics Centre, Aarey Road, Goregaon East.Last date for registration: 18 July 2009.
Information regarding registration: For registration / information, contact Tel.: 28747310 from Monday to Friday between 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or Cell No.: 9820332965 from 9.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m.; or email: OR
Thanking you,
Fr. Stephen Fernandes
P.S. Programme attached

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Basic Course in Personal Counselling

FIAMC Bio-Medical Ethics Centre, Goregaon announces its Basic Course in Personal Counselling for the fourth year running. Conducted by the Anthony de Mello Institute, Goa, the Course will run in its tried and tested format consisting of five full weekends spread out from the first weekend of August 2008 to the first weekend in October 2009, along with Internship.The Course will be held at the Centre’s premises in Goregaon and is open to anyone who has a graduate degree in any discipline, and has a genuine interest in becoming a personal counsellor. It is especially recommended for school and college teachers, social workers, health workers, working youth and others in the helping professions.Details may be had from
FIAMC Bio-Medical Ethics Centre, Goregaon.
Tel: 2874 7310 Cell: 98203 32965