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19 February


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

By whoethics

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

16 December


Casebook on ethical issues in epidemic health research: call for submissions

By Susan

Casebook on ethical issues in epidemic health research   Lead editors: Susan Bull and Michael Parker, Wellcome Centre for Ethics ...

17 November


Restoring confidence in science – tinkering in the margin is not enough

By whoethics

Piero Olliaro, Professor of Poverty-related Infectious Diseases, Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, ...

28 September


A COVID-19 vaccine is needed as soon as possible – how can this be accomplished in the most ethical way possible?

By whoethics

Maxwell J. Smith, PhD, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada (   The world is desperate for a safe and effective COVID-19 ...

9 September


Opportunities and challenges for ethicists advising public health authorities during the COVID-19 pandemic

By whoethics

Maxwell J. Smith, PhD, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada (   The COVID-19 pandemic has raised a number of distinctive ...

27 August


“Publication by press release,” retracted COVID-19 studies, and peer review via Twitter: Upholding publication ethics in the COVID-era.

By whoethics

Author: Eemaan Kaur Thind, MPH(c) Western University, Canada   A summary of PHEPREN’s sixth seminar   Chair: Professor Ross Upshur ...

5 August


Setting up a Virtual Clinical Ethics Consultation Service in the time of Covid-19

By whoethics

Author: Sharon Kaur, Faculty of Law, University of Malaya, Malaysia   Healthcare professionals working in clinical settings are likely to face ...

30 July


COVID-19 immunity licensing in Africa: practical, socio-cultural, and ethical bottlenecks

By whoethics

Author: Amos Laar, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Public Health, School of Public Health, University of Ghana, Legon. E-mail: Twitter: ...

24 July


COVID 19 human infection challenge studies: a practical guide for ethical review

By hughtdavies

Oxford A Research Ethics Committee   Under international guidance, research involving human subjects requires a favourable opinion from a Research ...

20 July


Equitable global access to a COVID-19 Vaccine: How much is too much to ask?

By whoethics

Author: John Barugahare, Ph.D.Department of Philosophy, Makerere University   Author: Joseph Millum, Ph.D., M.Sc.Clinical Center Department of Bioethics & Fogarty ...

3 June


Ethics Q&A COVID19 human challenge studies

By zebjamrozik

Drawing on the recent seminar, this blog post addresses ethical considerations relating to justifications for, and the acceptability of, such ...

12 May


COVID-19 Immunity Passports: Inevitable? Ethical? - A webinar summary and resources

By pascoeleeanne

COVID-19 Immunity Passports: Inevitable? Ethical? - A summary of PHEPREN's second webinar. The recorded seminar is available here   Chair: ...

9 April


COVID-19: putting the poor and vulnerable on the radar

By whoethics

By Jerome Amir Singh Since WHO declared COVID-19 a Public Health Emergency of International Concern in late January 2020, the organisation ...