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New Publication: Ethical Considerations Associated with “Humanitarian Drones”: A Scoping Literature Review.

Dr. Ning Wang and Dr. Markus Christen at University of Zurich, together with Dr. Matthew Hunt at McGill University, published an articles in Science, Engineering and Ethics by Springer entitled: Ethical Considerations Associated with “Humanitarian Drones”: A Scoping Literature Review. Full text can be accessed here. A related live talk regarding the findings of…

Publication: “As It Is Africa, It Is Ok”? Ethical Considerations of Development Use of Drones for Delivery in Malawi

PhD candidate Ning Wang at the Institute of Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine (IBME), University of Zurich, recently published an articles in the IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society entitled: “As It Is Africa, It Is Ok”? Ethical Considerations of Development Use of Drones for Delivery in…

New Publication: Culturally sensitive palliative care in humanitarian action

READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT: https://www.doi.org/10.1017/S1478951521000894.  Suggested Citation: Schuster-Wallace, C., Nouvet, E., Rigby, I., Krishnaraj, G., De Laat, S., Schwartz, L., & Hunt, M. (2021). Culturally sensitive palliative care in humanitarian action: Lessons from a critical interpretive synthesis of culture…

WEBINAR: REFLECTIONS ON PALLIATIVE CARE FROM EBOLA TO COVID-19

Watch the recording: https://youtu.be/U5OU5oEp4nk Watch HHE’s Dr. Kevin Bezanson and Prof. Elysée Nouvet’s webinar, hosted with the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM), entitled Life, Death, and Isolation: Reflections on Palliative Care from Ebola to COVID-19. From JUNE…

New Publication: Dying in Honor: experiences of end-of-life palliative care during the 2013-2016 Ebola outbreak in Guinea

LINK: https://rdcu.be/ckfTE CITATION: Nouvet et al. Dying in Honor: experiences of end-of-life palliative care during the 2013-2016 Ebola outbreak in Guinea. Journal of International Humanitarian Action 2021 6(10): 1-17.  Open access link ABSTRACT: With no cure and a high mortality rate, Ebola virus…

May 17-20 Virtual Event: Lessons from the Field: Confronting the Challenges of Health Research in Humanitarian Crises

Event Description and Registration Details: https://www.fic.nih.gov/About/center-global-health-studies/Pages/health-research-humanitarian-crises-lessons-launch-event.aspx In association with the “Lessons from the field: Confronting the challenges of health research in humanitarian crises” collection in BMC Public Health and Conflict and Health, Fogarty’s Center for Global Health Studies (CGHS) will host an online launch event May…

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