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Asian Bioethics Journal gets Q1-ranking in Scimago Journal Rank

  • 2021 SJR (Scientific Journal Rankings) =0.52
  • Q1 in Philosophy, Q2 in Health Policy & Q2 in Health (social sciences)

Source: https://www.scimagojr.com/journalsearch.php?q=21100464933&tip=sid&clean=0 

Asian Bioethics Review (ABR) is an international academic journal, based in Asia, providing a forum to express and exchange original ideas on all aspects of bioethics, especially those relevant to the region. Published quarterly, the journal seeks to promote collaborative research among scholars in Asia or with an interest in Asia, as well as multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary bioethical studies more generally. It will appeal to all working on bioethical issues in biomedicine, healthcare, caregiving and patient support, genetics, law and governance, health systems and policy, science studies and research. ABR provides analyses, perspectives and insights into new approaches in bioethics, recent changes in biomedical law and policy, developments in capacity building and professional training, and voices or essays from a student’s perspective. The journal includes articles, research studies, target articles, case evaluations and commentaries. It also publishes book reviews and correspondence to the editor. ABR welcomes original papers from all countries, particularly those that relate to Asia.


ABR is the flagship publication of the Centre for Biomedical Ethics, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore. The Centre for Biomedical Ethics is a collaborating centre on bioethics of the World Health Organization.

Volumes published before 2017 are available at: https://muse.jhu.edu/journal/538; and at:https://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/

Website of Centre for Biomedical Ethics - http://cbme.nus.edu.sg/

  • Promotes multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary studies
  • Addresses bioethical issues arising from biomedicine and healthcare, genetics, law, policy, science studies and research, especially those relevant to Asia
  • Highlights bioethical research that take into account the unique perspectives of the region and bring them to a wider international audience
  • Regular features include new approaches in bioethics, recent changes in biomedical law and policy, developments in capacity building and professional training, and student voices or essays from a student’s perspective

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  • Graeme T. Laurie
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