Announcement: Joint Research Project on ‘Integrating Ethical Values in Humanitarian Use of Drones’ Has Come to an End

October 2021 The joint research project - Value Sensitive Innovation: Integrating Ethical Values in the Humanitarian Use of Drones - of McGill University and University of Zurich has come to an end in August 2021. The project involved both academic partners and…

New Publication: Ethical Considerations Associated with “Humanitarian Drones”: A Scoping Literature Review.

Dr. Ning Wang and Dr. Markus Christen at University of Zurich, together with Dr. Matthew Hunt at McGill University, published an article in Science, and Engineering Ethics by Springer entitled: Ethical Considerations Associated with “Humanitarian Drones”: A Scoping Literature Review. Full text can be accessed here. A related live talk regarding the findings of…

What ethical issues arise in outbreaks and pandemics?

Check out this World Health Organization site containing some valuable resources and points of reflection on ethical issues arising during public health outbreaks and pandemics. Consider exploring some of the questions coming out of that site through Case Studies or…

What is the role of ethics in humanitarian health research?

See HumEthNet members Dónal O'Mathúna, Lisa Schwartz and Matthew Hunt discuss the important role ethics plays throughout the research cycle and within public health research during a humanitarian crisis. About the R2HC research ethics tool.

Hear Lisa Schwartz explain HHE’s project on palliative care in humanitarian contexts

From a new resource on Community of Practice for Integrated People Centred Palliative Care by WHO, info@integratedcare4people.org. https://youtu.be/sxvN1wt-xx8 Additional interviews prepared by WHO's Community of Practice for Integrated People Centred Palliative Care: Interview of Dr Christian Ntizimira Médecin Head of Avocacy & Research…

New WHO guidelines on ethical issues in public health surveillance

From our colleagues at the World Health Organization: Nuevas pautas de OMS sobre ética en la vigilancia de salud pública Estas pautas, recientemente publicadas por OMS, constituyen el primer marco internacional para dar orientación ética en los temas de vigilancia…