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CHAI’s Response to COVID-19

Governments and people are uniting worldwide for concerted action to combat the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. While lockdowns and social distancing measures can flatten the curve of the pandemic, providing social, economic and emotional support to people is essential. In addition, building resilience of the healthcare

Our Asian Congress 2020

The 17th AFCMA Congress 2020 Theme: Building Bridges through Healing & Spirituality “…. Every human being must envision to build bridges not only in the home, the community, or in the country-but in the entire world as we are all brothers and sisters with the Lord.

COVID-19: Experience from Hong Kong Dr. Peter Au-Yeung, a physician and anesthesiologist in Hong Kong, shares his experience as a health care provider during the SARS and new COVID-19 outbreak, how the viruses compare to each other, and best practices for preventing viruses from spreading. (Episode recorded 3/21/20)

Biomedical research concerns in China. Lack of bioethical assessment

On February 4, a Letter to the Editor was published online in Science and Engineering Ethics (read HERE), addressing some of China’s current problems related to biomedical research. In the article, the authors refer to the fact that Jian-kui He, a professor at the Southern University of Science and

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Christmas news from Asia

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Christmas is around the corner  again. Please let me share with you some happenings this year viz.: (1) The Catholic Doctors Association of Malaysia is Organising the 17th Asian Federation of Catholic Medical Associations (AFCMA) Congress 2020 in Malaysia from 29th

Building Bridges through Healing and Spirituality – President Bernard Ars

Bernard Ars, M.D., Ph.D..Spheres of care, medicine and biology, biomedical environments today have a certain craze for spiritual resources as therapeutic agents.Spirituality can not, however, be considered as belonging to the field of psychology, or even to that of therapy.Nor is spirituality synonymous with religious.

Pope to healthcare workers (Bangkok)

Pope hospital visit: Jesus close to us in our frailty and in our wounds Pope Francis visits the patients and staff of the St. Louis Hospital in Bangkok, which this year is celebrating the 120th anniversary of its foundation. By Lydia O'Kane The St Louis

Asian Congress 2020

I have pleasure in sending you the FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT of the 17th AFCMA Congress 2020 which will be held in Malaysia from Thursday 29 Oct 2020 to 1st Nov 2020 Please keep these dates free in your calender and come to visit our beautiful country

76th CHAI National Health Conference 2019

76th CHAI National Health Conference 2019Holy Family Hospital, New Delhi | October 17-18, 2019The 76th CHAI National Health Conference was held on 17th & 18th October 2019 at Holy Family Hospital, Okhla Road, Delhi. The Theme for the NHC was "Healthcare at the margins - Innovation

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News from CHAI (India)

CHAI, Catholic Health Association of India, a network of more than  3.500 members with more than 1000 sister doctors and more than 21 million people being cared by, hold a two-day National Health Conference. “Healthcare at the margins - Innovation for Quality Care” on 17th

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