PC is an integral part of healthcare, and many countries in the Arab world are increasingly offering this care. Experts predict a rise in the demand for PC. There are various reasons for this, including the increase of geriatric populations and prevalence of chronic and life-limiting diseases, which affect adults and children of all ages.
This study focuses on Islamic bioethical perspectives, although other perspectives are considered. As in the WISH 2016 report Genomics in the Gulf Region and Islamic Ethics,1 the structure of this study reflects a specific vision for how Islamic bioethics should engage with PC.