Nubia – An Ebola Survivor Orphaned by Vaccine Policy

Séverine Caluwaerts and Françoise Baylis lament the fact that in an epidemic as deadly as Ebola, pregnant women were denied access to potentially life-saving vaccination solely on the grounds of pregnancy.

Risky Business: Genetic Discrimination & Insurance

Françoise Baylis discusses the response of the Canadian insurance industry to Bill S-201, An Act to prohibit and prevent genetic discrimination.

A Call to Action: Improve Indigenous Health

Alain Beaudet shares an excerpt of his speech, given at last week’s annual Forum of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, which outlines research priorities for indigenous health.

Human-Nonhuman Chimera Research in Canada

Françoise Baylis explains Canada’s regulatory framework for human-nonhuman chimera research and suggests that the proposed changes to the NIH guidelines to permit the funding of such research may have implications for Canadian research.

Pushing the 14-day limit on human embryo research

Françoise Baylis calls for a better alignment of the science and ethics of human embryo research.