Celebrating the winner of the 2021 Award for Bioethics Service in the Face of Challenges, Dr. Amar Jesani

January 31. 2022, 7-8:30pm India time Here: zoom  (Meeting ID: 854 5167 7841; Passcode: 012596) Amar Jesani has been a proponent of bioethics as activism and brings a strong justice orientation to his pioneering work in bioethics. The award recognizes individuals who have…

New Publication: Unpacking the ‘Oughtness’ of Palliative Care in Humanitarian Crises: Moral Logics and What is at Stake?

New publication from the Humanitarian Health Ethics Research Group Nouvet E. et al. (2022) Unpacking the “Oughtness” of Palliative Care in Humanitarian Crises: Moral Logics and What Is at Stake?. In: Messelken D., Winkler D. (eds) Health Care in Contexts…

Humanitarian Governance Webinar with Guest Speaker Tammam Aloudat

Physician and Global Health Centre's managing director, Tammam Aloudat, is the next guest speaker joining the series from the Humanitarian Governance: Accountability, Advocacy, Alternatives research group. Aloudat's talk argues for an exploration of alternative ethical frameworks for humanitarian action. Register Here

Announcement: Joint Research Project on ‘Integrating Ethical Values in Humanitarian Use of Drones’ Has Come to an End

October 2021 The joint research project - Value Sensitive Innovation: Integrating Ethical Values in the Humanitarian Use of Drones - of McGill University and University of Zurich has come to an end in August 2021. The project involved both academic partners and…

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 article in Science, and Engineering 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…