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Where Do Your Ethics Come From?

We all have a set of ethics—things we will do and things we won’t do ... scientific in its method, humanitarian in its principles and dynamic in the influence it exerts on the hearts and minds of men. The mission of the Founder of their Faith, they ...

Source: bahaiteachings.org
Published: 14 Aug 2017

A Médecins Sans Frontières Ethics Framework for Humanitarian Innovation

MSF developed and is piloting an ethics framework for humanitarian innovation that is intended for self-guided use by innovators or project owners to enable them to identify and weigh the harms and benefits of such work and be attentive towards a plurality ...

Source: journals.plos.org
Published: 06 Sep 2016

Ethics: Theory and Practice, 11th Edition

Applying Humanitarian Ethics to Moral Problems in Medicine (Bioethics) Appendix 7: Applying Humanitarian Ethics to Moral Problems in Business (Business and Media Ethics) Appendix 8: Applying Humanitarian Ethics to Environmental Ethics

Source: mypearsonstore.com
Published: 03 Nov 2014

Venezuela’s Humanitarian Crisis Tests Wall Street Ethics

Facing plunging oil revenue and dwindling dollar reserves, the Venezuelan government has been squeezing imports of daily necessities, including food and medicine, to make debt payments. Those decisions helped prompt him to sell all his Venezuelan bonds.

Source: The Wall Street Journal
Published: 19 Jun 2017

Professor explores humanitarian medicine and values

By 6:50 p.m., the seats were filled and it was standing room only for the lecture entitled, “Humanitarian Medicine and Ethics: Reflections on Médecins Sans Frontières.” The topic of this lecture comes after Farrelly-Jackson took a sabbatical in the ...

Source: alleghenycampus.com
Published: 04 Feb 2016

Research ethics in the context of humanitarian emergencies

Research is needed to make responses to disasters and humanitarian emergencies more evidence-based. Such research must also adhere to the generally accepted principles of research ethics. While research into health interventions used in disasters raises ...

Source: onlinelibrary.wiley.com
Published: 25 Mar 2015

Ethics and images of suffering bodies in humanitarian medicine

Media representations of suffering bodies from medical humanitarian organisations raise ethical questions, which deserve critical attention for at least three reasons. Firstly, there is a normative vacuum at the intersection of medical ethics, humanitarian ...

Source: ideas.repec.org
Published: 02 Feb 2013

Ethics review of research in the context of humanitarian relief work

Two articles published this week in the open-access journal PLoS Medicine highlight the need for, and the practicalities of, getting appropriate ethical review of research done in the context of humanitarian relief. An article by Doris Schopper and ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 28 Jul 2009

Medicine and international humanitarian law

These two bodies of law, of Geneva and of the Hague, form the cornerstone of international humanitarian ... ethics, have since the end of the second world war provided the rules and standards by which the international community has determined that ...

Source: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
Published: 05 Feb 2017

The Unabomber Trial: The Manifesto

These include scientific work, athletic achievement, humanitarian work, artistic and literary creation ... parts of technology and retain only the “good” parts. Take modern medicine, for example. Progress in medical science depends on progress in ...

Source: Washington Post
Published: 25 Aug 2017

Voices from the field: Ethical challenges in humanitarian medicine

While accounts of these challenges are often shared with fellow clinicians, they have entered the ethics and public health ... I will present a typology of ethical challenges in humanitarian medicine and identify perceived barriers to ethical action.

Source: www.researchgate.net
Published: 23 Aug 2017

Allocating Resources in Humanitarian Medicine

4 Humanitarian medicine, however, raises issues of legitimacy in resource ... Ulrich Vischer, the participants of the ethics and policy workshops of the MSF HIV training programs of Geneva and Berlin and the editors and anonymous reviewers for useful ...

Source: ajlh.oxfordjournals.org
Published: 03 Mar 2009

MSF pioneers opening up access to humanitarian data

MSF decided to make the data its clinical and research staff collect freely available online, says a report published in PLOS Medicine last month (10 December). This is the first time a medical humanitarian ... who sits on MSF’s Ethics Review Board, ...

Source: SciDev.Net
Published: 13 Jan 2014

VACANCY: Research Associate “Towards a Humanitarian Research Ethics” – King’s College London

We invite applications for a post of Research Associate to participate in the Wellcome Trust funded project “Towards a Humanitarian Research Ethics”. The project aims to contribute to developing a robust humanitarian health research ethics, by 1 ...

Source: socialsciencehealthmedicineatkingscollegelondon.com
Published: 10 Mar 2016

Refugees, humanitarian aid and the right to decline vaccinations

Medical Ethics, New York University School of Medicine, 227 East 30th St, New York, NY 10016, USA; Arthur.Caplan{at}nyumc.org Recent instances of governments and others refusing humanitarian assistance to refugees and IDPs (internally-displaced persons ...

Source: jme.bmj.com
Published: 18 Aug 2014

'Do no harm' vs 'legitimate use of force'

These and other questions are being studied by Canadian researchers with the Ethics in Military Medicine Research Group ... (2017, March 16). 'Do no harm' vs 'legitimate use of force'. ScienceDaily. Retrieved August 18, 2017 from www.sciencedaily.com ...

Source: Science Daily
Published: 16 Mar 2017

Beyond the Humanitarian/Political Divide: Witnessing and the Making of Humanitarian Ethics

This essay examines how witnessing became encoded as an act of advocacy that may furnish a response to the plight of distant victims, and how it has impacted upon contemporary humanitarian ethics ... of development and of medicine. The term “humanitarian ...

Source: tandfonline.com
Published: 23 Feb 2011

Syria’s Humanitarian Disaster: How Aid Has Become a Weapon of War

(MORE: To Syria’s Revolutionaries, Assad Isn’t Looking So Bad After All) The U.N. estimates that some 200,000 Syrians are under siege by government forces, unable to receive food, medicine ... Syrian humanitarian workers must apply for time-consuming ...

Source: Time World
Published: 15 Jan 2014

Debating evidence and innovation in humanitarian assistance: a conference without borders

For instance, there are now well established ethics frameworks for research in humanitarian ... a place to debate and further innovation and evidence in humanitarian medicine. For the MSF Scientific Day agendas and to watch the conference free live online ...

Source: globalhealth.thelancet.com
Published: 19 May 2016

Venezuela's Humanitarian Crisis Tests Wall Street Ethics

Portfolio managers are questioning whether they should hold or buy new Venezuelan debt as the government has been squeezing imports of daily necessities, including food and medicine, to make debt payments.

Source: onenewspage.com
Published: 18 Jun 2017

The Ethics of “Gawking ” in Medicine

It is the “stupidly” which I think sets the ethics of the behavior ... is where that the ethical principle of beneficence is missing. Instead of a humanitarian “Good Samaritan” action on the part of the gawker to provide “good” to ...

Source: bioethics.net
Published: 20 Jun 2013

The Worst Humanitarian Award Winner of the Year

So to summarize, at the time he was deemed worthy of the honor of being the 2010 humanitarian of the year, Brown was already an admitted wife-beater and an ex-doctor found unfit for the continued practice of medicine.

Source: ethicsalarms.com
Published: 14 Sep 2011

UCL Humanitarian Summit 2017

partnerships and teaching activities that address humanitarian ethics, its discourse, its practices and challenges when dealing with refugee spaces, processes, geographies and geopolitics. In particular, the session wishes to tease out the complex ...

Source: www.ucl.ac.uk
Published: 22 Jun 2017

About the Contributors

He recently completed the requirements for an MPH in global health with interdisciplinary concentrations in public health leadership and in humanitarian ... for Medical Ethics and Law and a professor in the Department of Internal Medicine of the Faculty ...

Source: journalofethics.ama-assn.org
Published: 01 Oct 2015

Sarah Venis: Debating evidence and innovation in humanitarian assistance—a conference without borders

For instance, there are now well established ethics frameworks for research in humanitarian ... a place to debate and further innovation and evidence in humanitarian medicine. For the MSF Scientific Day agendas and to watch the conference free live online ...

Source: blogs.bmj.com
Published: 19 May 2016

Charity Medicine for the Global Poor: Humanitarian Ethics and the Nigerian Lead-Poisoning Outbreak

The goal of this thesis is to examine the issues, challenges and frustrations in the international humanitarian response as an inquiry in humanitarian ethics. Methodology ... and more akin to charity medicine for the global poor, which flourishes under ...

Source: gradworks.umi.com
Published: 06 Jul 2017

Toward a Globalized Humanitarian Medicine

Humanitarian Medicine goes beyond the usual therapeutic act and promotes, provides and teaches, supports and ensures peoples’ health as a human right in conformity with the ethics of the Hippocratic teaching, the principles of the World Health ...

Source: zenit.org
Published: 20 Feb 2006

Ethics: Theory and Practice (Updated Edition), CourseSmart eTextbook, 11th Edition

Applying Humanitarian Ethics to Moral Problems in Medicine (Bioethics) Appendix 7: Applying Humanitarian Ethics to Moral Problems in Business (Business and Media Ethics) Appendix 8: Applying Humanitarian Ethics to Environmental Ethics

Source: blog.pearson.com
Published: 20 Aug 2017

Introduction to Humanitarian Aid and Intervention: The Challenges of Integration

The basic idea of humanitarian assistance—delivering medicine, food, and other supplies to relieve suffering and save lives—appears to be a simple one. Yet, there is a serious debate between different humanitarian organizations, official donors ...

Source: carnegiecouncil.org
Published: 14 Oct 2004