de Laat, S., Wahoush, O., Jaber, R. et al. (2021) A case analysis of partnered research on palliative care for refugees in Jordan and Rwanda. Confl Health 15, 2.


Hunt, M., Eckenwiler, L., Hyppolite, SR. et al. Closing well: national and international humanitarian workers’ perspectives on the ethics of closing humanitarian health projects. Int J Humanitarian Action 5, 16 (2020).

Hunt, M., Nouvet, E., Chénier, A. et al. Addressing obstacles to the inclusion of palliative care in humanitarian health projects: a qualitative study of humanitarian health professionals’ and policy makers’ perceptions. Confl Health 14, 70 (2020).


Gailits N, Nouvet E, Pringle J, Hunt M, Lu D, Bernard C, Elit L, Schwartz L. (2019) Blurring Lines: Complexities of Ethical Challenges in the Conduct of West African Ebola Research, A Review of the Literature. Hamilton, ON: Humanitarian Healthcare Ethics Research Group (HHERG).

Pal, Nicole E., Lisa Eckenwiler, Shelley-Rose Hyppolite, John Pringle, Ryoa Chung, and Matthew Hunt. “Ethical considerations for closing humanitarian projects: a scoping review.” Journal of International Humanitarian Action 4, no. 1 (2019): 17.


Hunt M, Chénier A, Bezanson K,  Nouvet E, Bernard C, de Laat S, Krishnaraj G, L Schwartz L.  Moral experiences of humanitarian health professionals caring for patients who are dying or likely to die in a humanitarian crisisJournal of International Humanitarian Action. 2018.  3: 12.

Nouvet, E., Mollie Sivaram, Kevin Bezanson, Gautham Krishnaraj, Matthew Hunt, Sonya de Laat, Stephanie Sanger, Laura Banfield, Pedro Favila Escobio Rodriguez, Lisa J Schwartz, (2018). “Palliative care in humanitarian crises: a review of the literature” Journal of International Humanitarian Action. December 3:5.


Lisa Schwartz, Matthew Hunt, Elysée Nouvet and Ani Chenier. “Aid when there is ‘nothing left to offer.'” European Association for Palliative Care — onlus. 24 May 2017.

Richard A Powell, Lisa Schwartz, Elysée Nouvet, Brett Sutton, Mila Petrova, Joan Marston, Daniel Munday, Lukas Radbruch. 2017. “Palliative care in humanitarian crises: always something to offer.” The Lancet. Vol 389 April 15: 1498-1499.

Barry, Ibrahima (January 30, 2017) Ebola: The Cruel Loss of a Father. Humanitarian Health Ethics Research Net,

Lisa Schwartz, Matthew Hunt, Elysée Nouvet and Ani Ché “Aid when there is ‘nothing left to offer.’” European Association for Palliative Care— onlus. 24 May 2017.

Nouvet, E. “Out of the shadows: palliative care in humanitarian healthcare.” ELRHA blog.

de Laat, S. “Of textbooks and well buried bones”. Reflections. Summer 2017, 5(1).

Hunt, M. Bernard, C. Bezanson, K. (2017). “Making Space for Palliative Care in Humanitarian Action: Reflections on Obstacles to the Integration of Palliative Care Approaches in Humanitarian Healthcare”,

Nouvet, Elysée, Lisa Schwartz, Ani Chenier, Nicola Gailits, John Pringle, Matthew Hunt, Carrie Bernard, Oumou Bah-Sow (August 2017)Listening to Those Who Lived Through the Ebola Trials First-Hand.


Nouvet, E, Jakamovic, T. (2016) “Moral sentiments in ‘Aidland’: Special section introduction.” Critique of Anthropology36(3) 1-5.

Nouvet E. “Extraordinary aid and its shadow: The significance of gratitude in Nicaraguan humanitarian healthcare.” (2016) Critique of Anthropology, 36(3) 1-20.

Nouvet E., de Laat S, Wang C., Abu-Sada C, and Schwartz L. “Opportunities and challenges of perceptions studies for humanitarian contexts.” Canadian Journal of Development Studies. Published online 17 March 2016 DOI: 10.1080/02255189.2015.1120659

Doris Schopper; Raffaella Ravinetto; Lisa Schwartz; Eunice Kamaara; Sunita Sheel; Michael J. Segelid; Aasim Ahmad; Angus Dawson; Jerome Singh; Amar Jesani; Ross Upshur. 2016. “Research Ethics Governance in Times of Ebola.” Public Health Ethics: doi:10.1093/phe/phw039 

Durocher, Evelyne, Ryoa Chung, Christiane Rochon, Matthew Hunt. Understanding and addressing vulnerability following the 2010 Haiti earthquake: Applying a feminist lens to examine perspectives of Haitian and expatriate healthcare providers and decision-makers. (2016). Journal of Human Rights Practice. 8(2): 229-238.

Hunt, Matthew, Cathy Tansey, James Anderson, Renaud Boulanger, Lisa Eckenwiler, John Pringle, Lisa Schwartz. (2016). The challenge of timely, responsive and rigorous ethics review of disaster research: Views of research ethics committee members. PLoS ONE. 11(6): e0157142.

Hunt, Matthew, John Pringle, Markus Christen, Lisa Eckenwiler, Lisa Schwartz, Anushree Davé. (2016). Ethics of emergent information and communication technologies in humanitarian medical assistance. International Health. 8:239-245.

Nouvet, Elysée, Elizabeth Chan, and Lisa J. Schwartz. “Looking good but doing harm? Perceptions of short-term medical missions in Nicaragua.” Global Public Health (2016): 1-17.

Sheather, J., Jobanputra, K., Schopper, D., Pringle, J., Venis, S., Wong, S., & Vincent-Smith, R. (2016). A Médecins Sans Frontières ethics framework for humanitarian innovation. PLoS Med,13(9), e1002111.


Eckenwiler, L, Boulanger, R, Pringle, J, Hunt, M. (2015). Real-time responsiveness and disaster research ethics. Bioethics. 29(9): 653-661 

Eckenwiler L, Hunt M, Ahmad A, Calain P, Dawson A, Goodin R, Messelken D, Rubensteinh L, Wildi V.  2015. “Counterterrorism policies and practices: health and values at stake.” Bull World Health Organ 93: 737-738.

Fraser V, Hunt MR, Schwartz L, de Laat S. 2015. ‘I don’t know if the big guy with the beard and the cigarette would use it…’: The development of a Humanitarian Health Ethics Analysis Tool. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine 30(04): 412-420.

Hunt MR, Chung R, Durocher E, Henrys JH. 2015 “Haitian and international responders’ and decision-makers’ perspectives regarding disability and the response to the 2010 Haiti earthquake.” Global Health Action 08/2015; 8:27969. DOI:10.3402/gha.v8.27969

Nixon SA, Hunt M. 2015. “Global Health: Where Do Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Research Fit?” Physiotherapy Canada 08/2015; 67(3):217-218. DOI:10.3138/ptc.67.3.GEE (French Version: Nixon SA, Hunt M, “Santé mondiale : Quelle est la place de la recherche en physiothérapie et en réadaptation?” Physiotherapy Canada, 08/2015; 67(3):219-220. DOI:10.3138/ptc.67.3.GEF)

Nouvet E, Abu-Sada C, de Laat S, Wang C, Schwartz L, (forthcoming). Opportunities and challenges of perceptions studies for humanitarian contexts. Canadian Journal of Development Studies. Published online 17 March 2016 DOI: 10.1080/02255189.2015.1120659.

Nouvet E, Chan E, Schwartz S. 2015. BPREP: Beneficiary perspectives on the performance of humanitarian healthcare missions in Nicaragua. ISBN: 9780993835421 (Spanish version: Perspectivas de los beneficiarios sobre el desempeno de las brigadas de atencion medica Humanitaria en Nicaragua: El estudio BPREP nicaraguense)


Clarinval C, Hunt MR. 2014. Disaster, displacement and justice: Powers and Faden’s theory of social justice and the obligations of non-governmental organizations towards Internally Displaced Persons. Bioethica Forum 7(2): 62-71.

Eckenwiler L, Hunt MR. 2014. Counter-terrorism, ethics and global health. Hastings Centre Report, (May-June), 12–13.

Fraser V, Hunt MR, Schwartz L, de Laat S. 2014. Humanitarian Health Ethics Analysis Tool: HHEAT Handbook. ISBN: 978-0-9938354-0-7.

Hunt MR. 2014. Humanitarian relief. In B. Jennings (Ed.) Bioethics. 4th edition. Farmington Hills, MI: Macmillan Reference, 1618-1621.

Hunt MR. 2014.NGOs in healthcare delivery. In B. Jennings (Ed.) Bioethics. 4th edition. Farmington Hills, MI: Macmillan Reference, 2195-2198.

Hunt MR, Schwartz L, Pringle J, Boulanger R, Nouvet E, O’Math̼na D & Participants of the Humanitarian Healthcare Ethics Forum. 2014. A research agenda for humanitarian health ethics. PLOS Currents Disasters. Edition 1. 12 August.

Hunt MR, Schwartz L, Sinding C, Elit L. 2014. The ethics of engaged presence: A framework for health professionals in humanitarian assistance and development work. Developing World Bioethics. 14(1):47-45.

Schwartz L. 2014. Ebola pandemonium: Urging cautious approaches in desperate contexts. Impact Ethics in Law & Policy, Research Ethics, (August 15).

Schwartz L, Hunt MR, Redwood-­Campbell L, de Laat S. 2014. Ethics and emergency disaster response: Normative approaches and training needs for humanitarian health care providers. In D. O’Mathuna, B. Gordijn, & M. Clarke (Eds.) Disaster bioethics: Normative issues when nothing is normal. New York: Springer Publishing Co., Inc.


Hunt MR, Schwartz L, Fraser V. 2013. ‘How far do you go and where are the issues surrounding that?’ Dilemmas at the boundaries of clinical competency in humanitarian health work. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine 28(5):1–7.

Hunt MR, Sinding C, Schwartz L. 2013. Tragic choices in humanitarian healthcare practice. Journal of Clinical Ethics 23(4): 338–344.

Schwartz L, Hunt M, Sinding C, Elit L, Redwood-Campbell L, Adelson N, Ranford J. 2013. La d̩ontologie des activit̩s cliniques occidentales est-elle applicable aux contextes humanitaires a l’etranger?. In C. Abu-Sada (Ed.)  Jeux de Miroir: Re̩flexions sur MSF et laction humanitaire, pp. 77–92. Lausanne, Switzerland: Antipodes.


Chung R, Hunt MR. 2012. Justice and health inequalities in humanitarian crises: Structured health vulnerabilities and natural disasters. In C. Straehle & P. Lenard (Eds.) Inequalities and global justice. Edinburgh, UK: Edinburgh University Press.

de Laat S, Schwartz L, Williams-Jones B, Hunt MR, Rochon C, Okhowat A. 2012. Combat hospitals’ deployment of ethics and entertainment. Canadian Medical Association Journal 184(6): 680-681.

Hunt MR, Anderson J, Boulanger R. 2012. Ethical implications of disaster research diversity. American Journal of Disaster Medicine 7(3): 211–221.

Hunt MR, Schwartz L.  2012. Editorial: Introduction to Symposium on Ethics and Humanitarian Healthcare Policy and Practice. Public Health Ethics 5:47–48.

Hunt MR, Schwartz L, Elit L. 2012. Ethics support and training for health professionals in international aid work. Public Health Ethics 5:91–99.

Schwartz L, Sinding C, Hunt M, Elit L, Redwood-Campbell L, Adelson N, Ranford, J,  de Laat, S. 2012. Models for humanitarian health care ethics. Public Health Ethics 5:81–90.

Schwartz L, Sinding C, Hunt MR, Elit L, Redwood-Campbell L, Adelson N, de Laat S. 2012. Western clinical health ethics: How well do they travel to humanitarian contexts?. In C. Abu-Sada (Ed.) Dilemmas, challenges and ethics of humanitarian action. Montreal & Kingston: McGill Queen’s University Press.


Elit L, Hunt MR, Redwood-Campbell L, Ranford J, Adelson N, Schwartz L. 2011. Ethical issues encountered by medical students during international health electives. Medical Education 45(July):704–711.

Hunt MR. 2011. Establishing moral bearings: Ethics and expatriate health care professionals in humanitarian work. Disasters 35(3):606–622.

Hunt MR, Schwartz L, Elit L. 2011. Experience of ethics training and support for health care professionals in international aid work. Public Health Ethics.

Sinding C, Schwartz L, Hunt MR. 2011. Staging ethics: the possibilities and perils of research-based performance. Canadian Theatre Review 146:32–37.


Hunt MR. 2010. Cholera and nothing more. Public Health Ethics3, 55–59.

Schwartz L, Sinding C, Hunt MR, Elit L, Redwood-Campbell L, Adelson N, DeLaat S. 2010. Ethics in humanitarian aid work: Learning from the narratives of humanitarian health workers. American Journal of Bioethics: Primary Research 1(3):54.

Sinding C, Schwartz L, Hunt MR, Redwood-Campbell L, Elit L, Ranford J. 2010. ‘Playing God because you have to’: Health professional’s narratives of rationing care in humanitarian and development work. Public Health Ethics 3(2):147–156.


Hunt MR. 2009. Moral experience of Canadian health care professionals in humanitarian work. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine 24(6):518–524.

Hunt MR. 2009. Resources and constraints for addressing ethical issues in medical humanitarian work: Experiences of expatriate healthcare professionals. American Journal of Disaster Medicine 4(5):261–271.


Hunt MR. 2008. Ethics beyond borders: How health professionals experience ethics in humanitarian assistance and development work. Developing World Bioethics 8(2):59–69.