A timely event of interest to many HumEthNet members. From Medical Anthropology Switzerland (MAS), a one-day colloquium with providers’ and migrants’ perspectives on the provision of healthcare for [undocumented] migrants.
Colloquium event: October 10, 2015 Registration deadline: September 5, 2015
Come out on Wednesday, 14 January 2015 for a timely lecture on Ethics and Ebola by Lisa Schwartz (McMaster University) and Ross Upshur (University of Toronto).
Location: MCDL 3020, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada.
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 Medical Ethics. It will take place from 7-9 May 2015 at Forum Lilienberg in Ermatingen/ Switzerland.
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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
Location: Room 108, Health Sciences Building, University of Toronto, 155 College Street, Toronto, ON, Canada
A military doctor faces the challenge of unifying two roles difficult to reconcile: soldier and doctor. In the field, this often leads to moral conflicts. In the face of limited funds and resources, who will be treated first—the comrade, the civilian or the enemy?
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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 event on Wednesday, 21 May 2014
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Ethics Grand Rounds
Title: Nicaraguan Perceptions of Humanitarian Healthcare Missions
Speaker: Elysée Nouvet
Date: Wednesday, 14 May 2014
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: McMaster University Medical Centre 4E20
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