oa South African Journal of Bioethics and Law - Virtue ethics : beyond moral theory : case study

Volume 8 Number 2
  • ISSN : 1999-7639



In December 2013, a 52-year-old-man who is a practising Jehovah's Witness was admitted to Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital (CHBAH), Soweto, Johannesburg. This, the third largest hospital in the world, provides medical services to more than one million local residents. It has the busiest internal medicine unit in South Africa (SA) with 833 beds and a staff comprised of 133 doctors.

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