Humanitarian Health Ethics Research Group
The humanitarian health ethics (hhe) research group is a multidisciplinary team of researchers and practitioners collaborating together since 2009 with the aim of helping to clarify the ethical issues that are present in humanitarian healthcare practice. Our research benefits humanitarian and military healthcare practitioners, organizational policy makers, aid agencies and recipients of aid.
Our research contributes to ethical guidance for global humanitarian healthcare interventions by providing evidence and resources for ethical practice in contexts of acute emergency and prolonged development. Learn more about our research projects, publications and presentations here.
Here you can find the Humanitarian Health Ethics Analysis Tool (HHEAT), a collection of case studies that can be used with the HHEAT and additional resources to mitigate, prepare for and manage ethical challenges encountered in contexts of humanitarian health care provision.
Learn more about the Humanitarian health Ethics Network, or HumEthNet here.
This is also where you can join HumEthNet and access Reflections, the Network’s newsletter.
Picturing Humanitarian Healthcare is a forum with an interactive blog for dialogue, debate, exchange, and reflection concerning the ethical opportunities and challenges of producing images (video, photography, installations, other) in and of humanitarian healthcare crises.
Recent Blog Posts
On the 28 & 29 of November, a lecture series on Moral Injury and Military Mental Health will take place at The Royal’s: Institute of Mental Health Research in Ottawa. Full details on the lecture series can be found here.
Book before Nov 22nd
PAHO invites you to a webinar to present these guidelines, recently published by WHO.
Read this new blog post to find out about… MAKING SPACE FOR PALLIATIVE CARE IN HUMANITARIAN ACTION: REFLECTIONS ON OBSTACLES TO THE INTEGRATION OF PALLIATIVE CARE APPROACHES IN HUMANITARIAN HEALTHCARE by Matthew Hunt, Carrie Bernard and Kevin Bezanson http://www.elrha.org/r2hc-blog/making-space-palliative-care-humanitarian-action-reflections-obstacles-integration-palliative-care-approaches-humanitarian-healthcare/…
Photo by Gautham Krishnaraj in Kapiri Mposhi, Zambia Gautham Krishnaraj is a 2017–2018 Aga Khan Foundation Canada International Youth Fellow, 2016–2017 RBC Students Leading Change Scholar, and recent MSc Global Health Graduate (McMaster University). He currently resides in Mombasa, Kenya…
Article By Dr. Dónal O’Mathúna, PhD, Associate Professor in the School of Nursing & Human Sciences, Dublin City University, Ireland and in the College of Nursing at The Ohio State University, USA. He is the director of the Center for…
Matthew Hunt recently joined an online conversation posted on the Evidence Aid blog on the ethics of evidence in humanitarian action.
From September 17-19, Kevin Bezanson represented the Humanitarian Health Ethics research group at the 5th International Public Health and Palliative Care Conference held in Ottawa, ON. Here is the PDF version of the poster entitled – Health professionals’ lived experiences of palliative…
CLICK HERE FOR THE CONFERENCE PROGRAM Refugees and many migrants suffer from limits on their abilities to move around the world, even in pressing or urgent circumstances. They are often forced to leave their homes for reasons beyond their control,…
1st World Congress on Migration, Ethnicity, Race and Health (MERH)
Deadline for submission: October 6, 2017