Recently, HumEthNet’s Lisa Schwartz was asked to comment on the ethics of pursuing experimental treatment and prevention interventions in relation to the recent Ebola outbreak. Listen to her interview on CBC Hamilton and read her comments on Impact Ethics blog from the Novel Tech Ethics research team in the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University (Halifax, Canada).
The Humanitarian Health Ethics website was recently cited in Dr. Kirsten Patrick’s contribution to the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) blog: Voluntourism – Call It a Spade and Use it Carefully.
In November 2013 typhoon Haiyan devastated portions of Southeast Asia, leaving more than six thousand people dead and millions displaced. Humanitarian Healthcare Ethics (hhe) colleague and Hamilton physician, Dr. Lynda Redwood-Campbell, took part in relief efforts at a Canada Red Cross field hospital in the central part of the Philippines.