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, email@example.com. 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…
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In Focus: Olive Wahoush
HHE Member Profile Dr. Olive Wahoush has been an advocate and researcher of refugee health care since 1987. She came to this topic first through teaching undergraduate nurses maternal newborn health in a refugee camp in Jordan in the 1987…
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…
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The Global Migration Crisis in an Age of Moral Austerity: Reflections in Humanitarian Ethics
Commentary by John Pringle. ...To be clear, the solution to the Global Migration Crisis will be neither medical nor charitable. We must not disassociate the crisis from broader injustices that are forcing displacement...
Ethics and Unmet Promises: Syrian refugees healthcare in Lebanon
The New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants, adopted by the United Nations GEneral Assembly in September 2016, stresses that root causes should be addressed "through the prevention and peaceful resolution of conflict, greater coordination of humanitarian, development and peace-building…
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From Boston to Nepal: How to treat suffering without medical resources
The inability to give good care and alleviate suffering leads to moral distress among the providers. There is a balance of care and we must be thoughtful with treatment choices.
Call now open for GFBR 2017
The Global Forum on Bioethics in Research will hold a two-day meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, on 28-29 November 2017
Geneva & Back Again – Julia Pemberton’s Reflections on Interning at the WHO
Julia Pemberton, PhD candidate Health Research Methodology Program, Field of Interest: Global Health firstname.lastname@example.org This past summer I had the incredible opportunity to join the World Health Organization (WHO) as a Research Intern for three months. At WHO I joined…
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