50th Anniversary of DoH

Start Date: November 11, 2014
End Date: November 11, 2014
Location: Pörssi Talo, Fabianinkatu 14, Helsinki, Finland

The Celebration Ceremony for the 50th Anniversary of Declaration of Helsinki was held on November 11th, 2014, 9:30 hrs to 15:30 hrs at Pörssi Talo, Fabianinkatu 14, Helsinki, Finland.

Final program

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09:30 Welcome coffee

Part 1: Scientific Seminar The Declaration of Helsinki in the Real World – The Implementation of the Declaration

Chair: Dr. Tuula Rajaniemi, FMA PresidentDr. Ramin Parsa-Parsi Celebrating 50 Years of the Declaration of Helsinki Dr. Jeff Blackmer Implementation of the DoH in the Americas: Challenges and Successes Prof. Dr. Dominique Sprumont The Declaration of Helsinki: A Matter of Principles Prof. Dr. Lasse Lehtonen The Impact of the Declaration of Helsinki on European Human Rights Development Prof. Dr. Ames Dhai Implementation of the DoH: Perspectives from the Developing World

12:00 Lunch and coffee

Part 2: Ceremonial Session The Declaration of Helsinki – Ethics as the Foundation of Research

Dr. Xavier Deau, WMA President: Introduction Prof. Dr. Urban Wiesing, Head WMA Cooperating Center: The history and future of the Declaration of Helsinki Address by the President of the Republic of Finland His Excellency Mr. Sauli Niinistö Minister of Social Affairs and Health of Finland, Ms. Laura Räty: “Is there room for physician’s ethics in political decision-making?” Dr. Mukesh Haikerwal AO, Chairman of Council: Note of Gratitude

15:30 End