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…
A Canadian Medical Family’s Humanitarian Legacy
By Gautham Krishnaraj, for the Canadian Red Cross Blog "Over 150 years ago, the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement was born in the wake of the Battle of Solferino in 1859. Movement founder Henry Dunant was so moved by the…
In Focus: Paul Bouvier
Paul Bouvier is working with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) as the coordinator of the HELP course - Health Emergencies in Large Populations - and chair of the group on ethics in the practice of humanitarian action.…
Moral Experiences of Palliative Care: Poster and Graphic
As presented by Matthew Hunt at the 10th World Research Congress of the European Association of Palliative Care (EAPC) 24-26 May 2018 in Bern, Switzerland. Download the PDF version.
Priceless: the value of building an international collaborative team
As presented by Olive Wahoush at the 1st World Congress on Migration, Ethnicity, Race and Health (MERH), 17-19 May 2018 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Downland the PDF version.
Palliative care for refugees: Jordan case study
As presented by Lisa Schwartz at the 1st World Congress on Migration, Ethnicity, Race and Health (MERH), 17-19 May 2018 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Download the PDF version.
Becoming an anthropologist in post-Ebola Giunea
Follow this link to the blog authored by Sekou Kouyate on the opportunities and challenges of becoming an anthropologist and a qualitative researcher in post-Ebola Guinea. Kouyate is the research assistant and coordinator for HHERG's two R2HC funded studies in…
Film Review: Bending the Arc
The film shows archival footage of Farmer, Jim Yong Kim and others testifying before global health experts who make offensive statements implying that poor people in Africa are ignorant and not deserving of quality healthcare. In the film, Farmer argues that “optimism is a moral choice” and that we cannot be satisfied with mediocrity.
Ethical challenges in providing pediatric medical care in humanitarian contexts
There are innumerable ethical challenges and pitfalls ... If a family chooses to leave the hospital during the night even though the child will die without medical treatment, there is often nothing the medical team can do.
In Focus: Joan Marston
In Focus: Member Profile ___________________________________________ Joan Marston is based in South Africa and comes from a background in Nursing and Social Science. She is the Global Ambassador of the International Children's Palliative Care Network (ICPCN) having served as its Chief Executive. She was one…