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Netherlands - Report 2016 euthanasia in Netherlands

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Netherlands 2016 euthanasia deaths increase by another 10%

The Dutch News reported that the number of reported assisted deaths increased by 10% in 2016 with 6091 reported assisted deaths, representing 4% of all deaths in the Netherlands up from 5516 reported assisted deaths in 2015. There were 5875 euthanasia deaths and 216 assisted suicide deaths.

Since 2006, in the Netherlands, there has been a 317% increase in assisted deaths.
There were increases in euthanasia deaths based on dementia or psychiatric reasons. There were 141 people who died by euthanasia based on dementia in 2016, up from 109 in 2015. There were 60 people who died by euthanasia for psychiatric reasons in 2016, up from 56 in 2015. There were also 244 people who died by euthanasia based on "advanced age."

In 2016, there were 10 cases referred by a Regional Euthanasia Control and Evaluation Commission for investigation.

Every five years the Netherlands conducts a major study on euthanasia. The 2010 study that was ...

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Belgium - 7th Report of the Federal Commission for Euthanasia Control and Evaluation

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Analysis of The Seventh Report of the Federal Commission for Euthanasia Control and Evaluation to the Legislative Chambers (for the Years 2014 and 2015) All figures and Tables are in the PDF Doc attached.

The law of 28 May 2002 on euthanasia requires the Federal Commission responsible for monitoring and enforcing the law to report to the legislature every two years. The seventh report has just been published and covers the years 2014-2015.

In this paper, the IEB presents a brief analysis of the report.

Since 2002, officially 12,726 people have been euthanized in Belgium. The figures for the last two years (2014 and 2015) are, respectively, 1928 cases and 2022 cases.

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Rapport et chiffres 2007 pour les non-FIV

Belgium - Rapport et chiffres 2007 pour les non-FIV

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Chiffres du Rapport du Collège des Médecins « médecine de reproduction » selon ce que prévoit la loi du 6 juillet 2007 en matière de procréation médicalement assistée. (Inséminations intra utérines)

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Belgium - Rapport et chiffres 2007 de la FIV en Belgique

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Chiffres du Rapport du Collège des Médecins « médecine de reproduction » selon ce que prévoit la loi du 6 juillet 2007 en matière de procréation médicalement assistée. (Fécondations in vitro)

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