Committee Name:Egyptian National Committee for Bioethics
Committee Chairman:Information Not Yet Available
Committee Composition:Information Not Yet Available
Egyptian National Commission for UNESCO, 17 sh. El - Kuwait, Dokki, Cairo, EGYPT
Date of Establishment:1996
Facilities:Undertaking studies and offering advice that relate to the ethical principles in carrying out biological research applications.
Harmonization of national activities undertaken by concerned Egyptian institutions in the field of ethics in biological sciences.
Raising public awareness.
Developing educational curricula on bioethics; and instituting a national focal point fostering communication with other organizations, regional and international agencies, all of which have contributed to the extension of ethics worldwide.
Regular monthly meetings of the Committee, with twice weekly meetings for sub-committees studying specific subjects.
The organization of seminars and workshops on particular issues of biosciences; representation of the Committee in the Islamic High Institute, School of Medicine in Al Azhar University, and Supreme Islamic Council in the Ministry of el-Waqf; consultation with the Coptic.
Patriarchate Authorities for representation in all seminars and workshops; boosting NBC activities with special multi-faceted working groups.
The development of a number of scientific documents on various topics.
Participation in conferences, seminars and workshops organized at local, regional and international levels.
The formulation of research ethics councils, such as the bioethics research groups set up in 13 universities with advice from the NBC