5th Annual Workshop on Military Medical Ethics of the International Committee of Military Medicine

For the fifth time, the ICMM Reference Centre for Education on IHL and Ethics together with the Medical Services Directorate of the Swiss Armed Forces and the Center for Ethics of Zurich University organise their annual joint Workshop on Military…

Points of Intersection Revisited: The Ethics of Humanitarian Healthcare Practices

3rd Annual Upshur Lecture on Public Health Ethics Title: Points of Intersection Revisited: The Ethics of Humanitarian Healthcare Practice Speaker: Lisa Schwartz (McMaster University) Date:  Wednesday, 12 November 2014 Time: 4:30-6:00pm Location: Room 108, Health Sciences Building, University of Toronto,…

Caution Called for in the face of Ebola interventions

Recently, HumEthNet's Lisa Schwartz was asked to comment on the ethics of pursuing experimental treatment and prevention interventions in relation to the recent Ebola outbreak. Listen to her interview on CBC Hamilton and read her comments on Impact Ethics blog…

Case Study: Co-opting of Aid Organizations

An international medical NGO is staffing a health clinic in a remote village located near a large-scale agriculture enterprise operated by a multinational corporation. Many of the clinic's patients are migrant workers who have come to the region seeking work…

World Health Assembly’s Recent Look at Health Care Under Attack

by Kacper Niburski, HumEthNet contributor Health can bridge the political. At its core, it is a fundamental cry of the humanity in all of us. Disease does not discriminate nor does sickness pledge partisanships. Only we do. The sixty-seventh World…

Health Care Under Attack: A Call for Action

Attacks on healthcare workers and facilities are increasing, in both conflict and non-conflict settings. The targeting of healthcare workers and facilities has grave consequences for the delivery of care and the right to health in such settings. Join a live-streaming…