The project is funded by the Philippine-California Advanced Research Institutes through the Institute for Health Innovation and Translational Medicide
and the University of the Philippines-Diliman Institute of Biology.
Phytochemicals as cure of worm infections in traditional medicide
Renowned for his good humor, Kevorkian termed himself an "obituarist", the first of a new variety of medical specialist who would assist the terminally ill to kill themselves under strictly controlled guidelines, a process he termed "medicide
", or physician-assisted suicide.
It does not comport with Kevorkian's vision of widespread "medicide
Kevorkian, Prescription Medicide
: The Goodness of Planned Death (Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books; 1991).
Kevorkian's book, Prescription Medicide
: The Goodness of Planned Death (hardcover 1991, paperback 1994).
(60) Free Inquiry Interview, "Medicide
: The Goodness of Planned Death,"Free Inquiry 11 (Fall 1991) 14-18, at 14.