In the session of 10 November, the San Marino Bioethics Committee approved the document “Motherhood and parenting. Bioethical tools for a contribution to reflection “.
The announces it state secretariat for health, explaining that the document “Maternity and parenthood. Bioethical tools for a contribution to reflection”, carried out on behalf of the Hygiene and Health Commission, “has the purpose of offer a valid contribution to the continuous reflection on issues relating to motherhood and parenthood and promote the related public debate, identifying a point of balance between the diversified opinions within it“.
“Due to the particular complexity and breadth of the topic, such as not to allow the topics to be compressed into a single exhaustive document”, the San Marino Bioethics Committee “has identified, for each ‘macro area’, the aspects that a greater bioethical criticality derives to those who have less reflection in the international debate “.
Bioethical reflection “unfolds diagnostic following the scientific evolution of therapeutic and techniques, including prenatal investigations for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes, the medically assisted procreation, the surrogacy, to reach thevoluntary termination of pregnancy, in order to identify the aspects of particular bioethical complexity and the consequent decision-making implications regarding the latter “.
All topics “have always been treated as a central element the enhancement and protection of motherhood and parenthood, of which everyone, in society, is called to become the author: the San Marino Bioethics Committee offered its contribution through bioethical reflection, citizenship can exist a powerful engine through the public debate political decision makers have the task of translating everything into concrete legislative actions that reflect and respect all sensitivities, in a difficult but necessary point of balance on questions that involve everyone’s conscience so deeply “.
The document can be found at the following address: http://www.sanita.sm/on-line/home/bioetica/comitato-sammarinese-di-bioetica/documenti-in-lingua-italiana.html.
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