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…

On World Humanitarian Day, let’s reflect on relieving suffering through palliative care.

Follow this link to see how Dr. Lisa Schwartz and the HHE team were the focus of a reflection on World Humanitarian Day by the McMaster Global Health Office.

This team is tackling injustices in global health emergencies & humanitarian crises

Our key concerns were around how inequalities, vulnerabilities and various forms of injustices are often reinforced in these contexts, and how future public health responses could be better attuned to these issues.

How well was HHErg represented at HEI Research Day 2019? Extremely well, thank you.

On March 14, McMaster's Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact hosted its annual Research Day. The HHErg was well represented this year with two poster presentations (below) and an oral presentation entitled, "Dying in the Margins:  Palliative Care,…

Cultural history of the flu: reducing the stigma of Ebola.

Follow the link for a blog post by HHERG's Sonya de Laat, Postdoctoral Fellow in Humanitarian Health Ethics at McMaster University. How can cultural history of ‘health’ change disease perception & reduce stigma? A brief comparison of Influenza, 1918-1919, and Ebola,…

Missed our event in Geneva? Looking for a summary? Here it is.

  Have a look at a summary of the events that took place 26-27 September when the HHE Research Group visited Geneva. Thank you to our co-hosts CERAH, and to all of our participants over the two days and one…

HHE Representation at HSR2018, Liverpool

From 8-12 October the Fifth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research was held in Liverpool, UK. The HHE research group was well represented with a presentation on the Perceptions of Ebola Virus Disease Research project by Ani Chénier entitled "Beyond…