Wonderful doctors who provide voluntary assisted dying across the globe - including two of the many from Queensland.

Click on the above image to open up a file allowing you to peruse the map. Zoom over the map to see the doctors and what they have to say.
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DWDQ and the World Federation of Right to Die Societies

Minutes of WFRTDS 2022 General Assembly in Toronto

The World Federation of Right to Die Societies held its 2022 General Assembly in Toronto, Canada on November 3.

You can view the entire minutes here.

The Legality of Voluntary Assisted Dying

The legality of Voluntary Assisted Dying varies depending on the country. This Wikipedia article provides a general breakdown on a jurisdictional basis.

Research shows that US patients of VAD are mostly white, middle class and suffering from cancer

Medical Blog Science 20 reports research which shows that in the US those who die under the MAiD scheme are mostly white, middle class and suffering from cancer – results similar to those elsewhere.

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No abuses found in NZ VAD service

The New Zealand Herald analyses the recently released VAD stats and concludes that there have been no abuses.

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New Zealand publishes statistics on VAD

The NZ Department of Health publishes stats on the first seven months of the operation of the NZ assisted dying regime.

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Doctors and VAD: the factors that influence practitioners' decisions to participate

A very interesting article from Canada but published in The Conversation about the factors that influence practitioners’ decisions about whether to participate in the MAiD/VAD process.

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Voluntary Assisted Dying and the law in UK

The Guardian follows up the Graham Mansfield story with an examination of the current law in the UK with respect to assisted dying.

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Number of assisted deaths in Leicestershire, UK, revealed

The Leicester Mercury runs a story about the number of assisted suicides that have occurred in Leicestershire in the absence of a VAD law.

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