When: 3 February 2021, 1:00-2:00 pm (CET)
The Nordic Committee on Bioethics (NCBio) is hosting a webinar series on bioethical aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Nordic countries. The aim is to identify ethical aspects of the pandemic, to look at policies and debates with a view on differences and similarities between the countries.
Part 3 of the webinar series is arranged by Nordic Committee on Bioethics (NCBio) in cooperation with the Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board.
The contribution from Norway is based on a report from a working group established by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health to give advice to the Norwegian government on priority settings for the COVID vaccine.
1:00 pm Opening of the webinar by the session chair, Truls Petersen, The Norwegian Biotechnology Advisory Board and member of NCBio
1:05 pm Keynote: A bioethical approach to priority settings of vaccines. Case Norway by Reidun Førde, MD and professor emerita in medical ethics at Center for medical ethics at University of Oslo
1:25 pm Commentary by professor Sigur∂ur Kristinsson, University of Akureyri, Iceland, chair of the NCBio
1:35 pm Commentary by docent and university teacher Helena Siipi, University of Turku
1:45 pm Q & A
2:00 pm End of webinar
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