(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…

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…