Global Reproductive Health Care Ethics in the 21st Century

Reproductive technology and inequalities in health status and access to reproductive health care services have consistently been critical areas of inquiry in bioethics. Questions persist about access to and utility of reproductive technologies, differential treatment on the basis of race and gender, the roles of a resource-rich country’s clinical education and training programs among resource-poor patient populations, and the changing nature of national and international reproductive health law and policy. The March 2018 issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics explores the ethical, social, and cultural stakes of reproductive health care as a global clinical and educational enterprise.

Volume 20, Number 3: 209-306 Full Issue PDF