Difference between revisions of "South Africa"

From BioPolicyWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
Line 27: Line 27:
  
 
* [http://www.doh.gov.za/docs/bills/b32b.pdf National Health Act] (December 31, 2003)
 
* [http://www.doh.gov.za/docs/bills/b32b.pdf National Health Act] (December 31, 2003)
|Foundational values=The South African government practices the precautionary principle by stating, "The risk attached to the use of the technique on humans carries the possibility of hormonal manipulation in the egg donor, multiple miscarriages in the birth mother, and severe developmental abnormalities in any resulting child. The potential harms outweigh the potential benefits, and until studies in animal systems reverse this circumstance, we recommend that the use of human nuclear transfer cloning to create a new life should be prohibited."<ref>http://www.glphr.org/genetic/africa2-7.htm</ref>
+
|Foundational values=REGARDING CLONING
 +
 
 +
The South African government practices the precautionary principle by stating, "The risk attached to the use of the technique on humans carries the possibility of hormonal manipulation in the egg donor, multiple miscarriages in the birth mother, and severe developmental abnormalities in any resulting child. The potential harms outweigh the potential benefits, and until studies in animal systems reverse this circumstance, we recommend that the use of human nuclear transfer cloning to create a new life should be prohibited."<ref>http://www.glphr.org/genetic/africa2-7.htm</ref>
 +
 
 +
STEM CELL RESEARCH
  
 
It is recommended that recommendations of the US National Bioethics Advisory Committee should regulate the donation of human embryos for stem cell research.<ref>http://www.glphr.org/genetic/africa2-7.htm</ref>
 
It is recommended that recommendations of the US National Bioethics Advisory Committee should regulate the donation of human embryos for stem cell research.<ref>http://www.glphr.org/genetic/africa2-7.htm</ref>

Revision as of 22:53, 22 February 2015