Themes

  • The Application and Incorporation of Moral Values and Maqasid Al-Shari’ah into Medical and Health Care Sciences and Practices.

The conference covers, but not limited to, the subjects of the following fields and topics;

  • Philosophical and moral concerns about the advancements in natural sciences (biology, chemistry, physics, and etc).
  • Incorporating ethical values and principles of maqasid al-shari’ah into medical sciences.
  • Methods and approaches of realizing Divine ideals (qiyam al-wahy) in psychological sciences.
  • Applications of principles of Islamic jurisprudence and law in nursing and health care practices.
  • Doctor-patient relationship and the moral issues of freedom versus control from the perspective of shari’ah
  • Abortion & birth control and the moral issues of pro-choice versus pro-life from Islamic perspective.
  • Artificial insemination and the moral choices of fertility versus infertility
  • Organ donation, organ transplantation and the problems of body ownership.
  • Ethical dilemmas of tissue engineering, cloning and the theological and moral concerns.
  • Cosmetic surgery, the moral choices of life style and moral concerns of altering the nature.
  • Surrogate motherhood and the challenges of renting uterus; legal and moral dilemmas.
  • Clinical researches that involve human subjects and issues of human dignity and human rights.
  • Sahriah-compliant hospital management and ibadah-friendly hospital
  • Providing palliative care, hospice, and spiritual care from the Islamic perspective.
  • Geriatric medicine and health care of elderly people from the Islamic perspectives.
  • Medical profession and the practices of intentionally ending a life from Islamic perspective.
  • Role of Non-Governmental Organisations, baitulmal and other government agencies in medical and healthcare.