The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted a multitude of controversial medico-legal issues. The issues range from the rationing of healthcare, standards to be applied, and issues dealing with vaccination. As COVID-19 variants continue their assault against us, never have the framework of medical and ethical principles been more challenged and tested to the extent that we are seeing today.
In this webinar, we explore the challenges faced, with guidance taken from some insightful cases that have arisen not only from the current pandemic, but also from past epidemics that have occurred in various parts of the world
Raja Eileen Soraya is a partner and head of Raja, Darryl & Loh’s healthcare practice group. She is a graduate of the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is a member of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1994 prior to being admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1997. She has appeared as counsel in the superior courts in Malaysia, including the Appellate Court, and has many reported cases in law journals.
She is the Immediate Past President of the Medico-Legal Society of Malaysia. She serves the local legal profession as a trainer in Bar Council’s advocacy training courses, and is currently a member of the Bar Council Advocacy Training Committee.
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