Post-Research Ethics Analysis (PREA): Researching Ethics in Humanitarian Research

Article By Dr. Dónal O’Mathúna, PhD, Associate Professor in the School of Nursing & Human Sciences, Dublin City University, Ireland and in the College of Nursing at The Ohio State University, USA. He is the director of the Center for…

The Global Migration Crisis in an Age of Moral Austerity: Reflections in Humanitarian Ethics

Commentary by John Pringle. ...To be clear, the solution to the Global Migration Crisis will be neither medical nor charitable. We must not disassociate the crisis from broader injustices that are forcing displacement...

Ethics and Unmet Promises: Syrian refugees healthcare in Lebanon

The New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants, adopted by the United Nations GEneral Assembly in September 2016, stresses that root causes should be addressed "through the prevention and peaceful resolution of conflict, greater coordination of humanitarian, development and peace-building…

New Fears, Old Problems – Palliative Care, EVD & the DRC

New Fears, Old Problems: An Appeal for Palliative Care in the DRC Ebola Virus Outbreak by Dr. Pedro Favila Escobio, MD (MS Palliative Care) As a medical doctor involved in humanitarian response, I (as many of my colleagues were), was…

Of Textbooks and Well-Buried Bones – Sonya de Laat

Of Textbooks and Well-Buried Bones: Humanitarianism, human rights and the unintended settlers of the twenty-first century (Or, The twenty-first century’s unintended settlers and access to community) by Sonya de Laat Featured Image: Hannah Mintek   At the end of March,…

Palliative Care in Humanitarian Situations – is it achievable?

Palliative Care in Humanitarian Situations – is it achievable?  Joan Marston Founder PALCHASE (Palliative Care in Humanitarian Aid Situations and Emergencies) Acknowledging the Need After many years of advocacy, the global palliative care community celebrated the unanimous and enthusiastically-supported passing…

Ebola: The Cruel Loss of a Father

Ibrahima Barry (Translated from the French by: Jennifer Akerman) Introduction It was the end of the university’s academic year. After finishing my sociology exams in Conakry, I was in a hurry to join parents, brothers and sister on holiday in…