The Bioethical Framework for ethical use of donated tissues was launched yesterday evening In Barcelona just prior to the start of the World Ophthalmology Congress– in the attendance of many of our colleagues from around the world. Heather has invited us to share forward this launch with our own members and networks. Please upload it to our website or connect to the weblink www.gaeba.org/publications where the Framework now sits alongside other important documents, such as the 2017 ICO Statement.
GAEBA 2018-The Barcelona PrinciplesClick Here to Read
Press Release Click Here to Read
Barcelona Principles Launch event held at the Ministry of Health, Government of Catalonia, Barcelona preceding the World Ophthalmology Congress 2018.
The Barcelona Principles on Global Bioethical Framework for use of tissues of human origin were signed by representatives of GLobal Alliance of Eye Bank Association, Eye Bank Association of America, European Eye Bank Association. Association of Eye Banks of Asia and Eye Bank Association of India in the presence of the Minister of Health, Government of Catalonia in Barcelona on 14 June 2018.