Euthanasia to be prohibited in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, April 25 /Trend M.Aliyev/
Euthanasia will be prohibited in Azerbaijan, according to the Bill On the Patients' Rights.
The decision to cease the use of means to save the life of a patient with establishing the fact of brain death is accepted by medical consultation in written form in accordance with the bill, which was discussed at the meeting of parliamentary committee on social policy, held on Wednesday.
Involvement of transplantologists and those who provide funding and operation of donor services to decision making on cease the use of means to save the life of a patient during the extraction of sperm and (or) organ transplantation is prohibited.