Research Forum on Islamic Ethics and Palliative Care

The report being produced by the WISH forum on Islamic ethics and palliative care will provide an overview of the practice of palliative care in Qatar and the Arabian Gulf region and compares it to the Western context. Mainly, this study is meant to fill in glaring gaps in modern scholarship by investigating and tackling the ethical challenges found at the intersection of palliative care and Islamic bioethics through approaches and analytical tools rooted in the Islamic tradition and formulated in a way accessible to international bioethical discourse.

Forum Chair: Dr. Mohammed Ghaly

Dr. Mohammed Ghaly is professor of Islam and Biomedical Ethics at the Research Center for Islamic Legislation & Ethics (CILE) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University in Doha, Qatar. The intersection of Islamic Ethics and biomedical sciences is Ghaly’s main specialization. He is the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Islamic Ethics.

“The emerging field of palliative care demonstrates the significance of treating a person as an indivisible whole, consisting of not only body but also thoughts, convictions, and beliefs”

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