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Epidemic Ethics solicits and publishes a range of expert blogs, including our most recent reviewing the 25th July virtual seminar 'Ethical priorities for a new international instrument on pandemic prevention, preparedness and ...

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kevinchilds

Ethical priorities for a new international instrument on pandemic prevention, preparedness and response: Reviewing the 25th July 2022 Epidemic Ethics webinar

In December 2021, the World Health Assembly agreed to establish an intergovernmental negotiating body (INB) to develop a WHO instrument ...

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kevinchilds

The beginnings and endings of epidemics and pandemics: ethical dimensions - reviewing the 30th January 23 webinar

Several epidemiological metrics exist to inform determinations of whether an epidemic or pandemic has ended, e.g., when a disease has ...

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Basic Health Needs in Relation to Human Rights in a Global Health Crisis

Author: Mercury Shitindo, Africa International University - Kenya, & Anahuac University-Mexico   Introduction   How does one determine what are basic ...

3 years ago • No comments • Post a comment
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Collective threats, collective interests, and collective action

13 March 2023, 1.00-2.00 PM (London time)   Epidemics and pandemics represent collective threats to humanity's health and well-being. Effective ...

6 months ago • No comments • Post a comment
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Using 'unproven' clinical interventions during public health emergencies: A review of the 11th April virtual seminar

Epidemics and pandemics of novel pathogens are often characterized by a lack of known therapeutic or preventive interventions; COVID-19 is ...

2 years ago • No comments • Post a comment