New Publication: Addressing obstacles to the inclusion of palliative care in humanitarian health projects

Read the full paper at: https://conflictandhealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13031-020-00314-9 Abstract excerpt: Participants discussed various obstacles to the provision of palliative care in humanitarian crises. More prominent obstacles were linked to the life-saving ethos of humanitarian organizations, priority setting of scarce resources, institutional and…

Palliative Care in Natural Disaster Response

Reports for humanitarian practitioners & policymakers “Dying alone is hard anywhere in the world”: Palliative care in natural disaster response  "Dying alone is hard anywhere in the world" (PDF): Palliative care in natural disaster response  “Natural Disasters - Report and…

Online Seminar – Beyond “Good Enough”: How to Engage Communities with COVID-19 Research Quickly and Effectively

13:00-14:00 GMT+1 (London), June 15th, 2020 Register here: Zoom Registration - Beyond "Good Enough" This seminar, chaired by HHE's Dr. Lisa Schwartz will explore the response to COVID-19 and the need for rapid research to develop vaccines, treatments and other…

New Report: “Dying alone is hard anywhere in the world” – palliative care in natural disaster response

READ THE FULL REPORT: Natural Disasters - Report and Recommendations In response to the emerging recognition of the need for palliative care, the Humanitarian Health Ethics Research Group undertook a program of research in order to understand the ethical dimensions…

Virtual Conference: Resisting Borders

Abstract Submissions: https://resistingbordersconference.wpcomstaging.com/call-for-abstracts/ 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, including war and…

Triage and COVID-19: global preparedness, socio-cultural considerations, and communication

Principal Investigators: Elysee Nouvet PhD, Lisa Schwartz PhD Report (EN): Triaging Critical Care During COVID-19- Global preparedness, socio-cultural considerations, and communication Report (FR): TRIAGE AU NIVEAU DES SOINS AUX PATIENTS GRAVEMENT MALADES LORS DE LA PANDÉMIE DE COVID-19: PRÉPARATION MONDIALE,…

From Tokenism to Meaningful Partnerships

North-South research partnerships are a critical means of advancing global health research. However, research partners from the Global South have described feeling they were included to full funding requirements, and offered only token roles, saying “we were there to colour…

Ethics and crisis translation: insights from the work of Paul Ricoeur

New Paper by Donal O'Mathuna & Matthew Hunt https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/DPM-01-2019-0006/full/ "Paul Ricoeur was one of the leading philosophers in the twentieth century, writing on a wide variety of topics. From these, his work on translation and on ethics provided suitable ways…

Epistemic Injustice and Humanitarian Action: The case of language and translation

Ryoa Chung is an Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the Université de Montréal. Matthew Hunt is an Associate Professor and the Director of Research in the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy at McGill University. This article originally appears…