Sylvester C. Chima

Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine & School of Public Health, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Associate Professor and Head: Programme of Bio & Research Ethics and Medical Law

Umbilo Road

Durban, KZN 4000

South Africa

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

8

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Scholarly Papers (8)

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Evaluating the Quality of Informed Consent and Contemporary Clinical Practices by Medical Doctors in South Africa: An Empirical Study

3rd Ethics, Human Rights and Medical Law Conference, Africa Health Congress 2013 Johannesburg, South Africa. 7-9 May 2013, BMC Medical Ethics 2013, 14(Suppl 1):S3 doi:10.1186/1472-6939-14-S1-S3
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Feb 2014
Sylvester C. Chima
Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine & School of Public Health, University of KwaZulu-Natal
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Abstract:

Africa; Autonomy; Patients' rights; Informed consent; Doctors; Empirical ethics; Nurses; Laws; Regulations

2.

Global Medicine: Is it Ethical or Morally Justifiable for Doctors and Other Healthcare Workers to Go on Strike?

3rd Ethics, Human Rights and Medical Law Conference, Africa Health Congress 2013 Johannesburg, South Africa. 7-9 May 2013, Chima BMC Medical Ethics 2013, 14(Suppl 1):S5 doi:10.1186/1472-6939-14-S1-S5
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 25 Feb 2014
Sylvester C. Chima
Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine & School of Public Health, University of KwaZulu-Natal
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Abstract:

Doctors; Healthcare workers; Strikes; Employees; Employers; Health policy; Law; Ethics; Human Rights

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Ethical and Regulatory Issues Surrounding Umbilical Cord Blood Banking in South Africa

Chima SC, Mamdoo F, Ethical and Regulatory Issues Surrounding Umblical Cord Blood Banking in South Africa, South African Journal of Bioethics and Law, Vol.4, No.2, December 2011, pp. 79-84
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 24 Feb 2013
Sylvester C. Chima and Fahmida Mamdoo
Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine & School of Public Health, University of KwaZulu-Natal and University of KwaZulu-Natal - Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine
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Religion Politics and Ethics: Moral and Ethical Dilemmas Facing Faith-Based Organizations and Africa in the 21st Century-Implications for Nigeria in a Season of Anomie

Chima S C. Religion politics and ethics: Moral and ethical dilemmas facing faith-based organizations and Africa in the 21st century-implications for Nigeria in a season of anomie. Niger J Clin Pract [serial online] 2015 [cited 2015 Dec 8];18, Suppl S1:1-7.
Posted: 10 Dec 2015
Sylvester C. Chima
Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine & School of Public Health, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Abstract:

Religion, politics, ethics, Nigeria, Faith-based organizations, Africa

5.

Impact of a Short Biostatistics Course on Knowledge and Performance of Postgraduate Scholars: Implications for Training of African Doctors and Biomedical Researchers

Niger J Clin Pract [serial online] 2015 [cited 2015 Dec 8];18, Suppl S1:62-70.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015
Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine & School of Public Health, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Independent and Independent

Abstract:

Africa, biostatistics, doctors, medical ethics, research, researchers, students

6.

Ethical and Legal Dilemmas Around Termination of Pregnancy for Severe Fetal Anomalies: A Review of Two African Neonates Presenting with Ventriculomegaly and Holoprosencephaly

Niger J Clin Pract [serial online] 2015 [cited 2015 Dec 8];18, Suppl S1:31-9.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015
Sylvester C. Chima and Fahmida Mamdoo
Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine & School of Public Health, University of KwaZulu-Natal and University of KwaZulu-Natal - Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine

Abstract:

Africa, abortion, ethics, disability, feticide, human rights, holoprosencephaly, law, ventriculomegaly

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'Because I Want to Be Informed, to Be Part of the Decision-Making': Patients' Insights on Informed Consent Practices by Healthcare Professionals in South Africa

Niger J Clin Pract [serial online] 2015 [cited 2015 Dec 8];18, Suppl S1:46-56.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015
Sylvester C. Chima
Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine & School of Public Health, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Abstract:

Africa, doctors, healthcare decision-making, hospitals, informed consent, insights, nurses, patients

8.

Respect for Autonomy as a Prima Facie Right: Overriding Patients' Autonomy in Medical Practice

Journal of the Colleges of Medicine SA (CMSA). Vol.53 (1) Jan-Jun 2009. pp. 38-42
Posted: 24 Feb 2013
Sylvester C. Chima
Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine & School of Public Health, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Abstract:

Autonomy, Medicine, Patients, Overriding, Ethics