Online Webinar: Lisa Eckenwiler — An Eco-Structural Approach to Health Ethics

University of Minnesota Ethics Grand Rounds Registration Dr. Eckenwiler will describe an eco-structural approach (ESA) to health ethics, suggesting that it should advance ethical ideals in many domains, especially health justice. With a conception of people as ecological subjects, an ESA privileges place,…

Without the ‘local’ we cannot re-imagine humanitarian health ethics

Blog Series: (Re)Imagining Humanitarian Health Ethics By Isabel Muñoz Beaulieu The future of humanitarian ethics needs to define what is meant by ‘local.’   The call to localized approaches in the humanitarian discourse has quickly expanded when big funders, large humanitarian…

(Re)imagining Humanitarian Health Ethics

22/03/2022 What form should bioethics take in the years to come? It’s clear the status quo is not enough.   This is true for humanitarian health ethics. Although there are valuable foundations, pathways, ideas to build on – or so we…

Humanitarian Governance Webinar with Guest Speaker Tammam Aloudat

Physician and Global Health Centre's managing director, Tammam Aloudat, is the next guest speaker joining the series from the Humanitarian Governance: Accountability, Advocacy, Alternatives research group. Aloudat's talk argues for an exploration of alternative ethical frameworks for humanitarian action. Register Here

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…