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The man who couldn't die...

Published

2020

Thu

30

Jan

 

Professor Pieter Carstens

 

Insurance Gateway attended Norton Rose Fulbright’s Health Law Practice and Professor Pieter Carstens presentation on Wednesday, 29 January 2020. Where Professor Carstens shared his journey from being diagnosed with aggressive squamous cell carcinoma of the skull, his search for a dignified death in South Africa, his experience with Dignitas Switzerland and reservation of a date with death.

Professor Carstens is a professor of Criminal and Medical Law at the University of Pretoria and the Director of the Centre for Law and Medicine.

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A state of unconsciousness with no reaction to external stimuli or internal needs, persisting with the use of a life support system, resulting in a neurological deficit which is of a permanent nature.
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