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Annual Harold Alper, M.D. Humanitarian Endowment Fund Established

Presenting the first annual resident humanitarian award ... spirituality in medicine, medical ethics, psycho-social care, health policy, cultural disparities in medicine, medicine and the arts ...

Published: 10 May 2021

India is facing a terrible crisis. How can Australia respond ethically?

Providing foreign aid is not always straightforward. But here are some practical ways Australia might be able to help India.

Source: The Conversation
Published: 04 May 2021

Clinical Trials Guidance Documents

Guidance documents accessible from this page represent the Agency's current thinking on the conduct of clinical trials/good clinical practice (GCP) and human subject protection (HSP). The term ...

Source: Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Published: 03 May 2021

WILLIAMS: Prioritization: a lack thereof

Medicine and health development is incentivized by economics ... to the most at risk is lacking I find this increasingly frustrating from a global health and humanitarian approach. Humanitarian work stems off a deontological perspective.

Source: Yale Daily News
Published: 05 May 2021

Women’s Health in Context: Cosmetic Surgery Past, Present, and Future: Scope, Ethics, and Policy

note a few humanitarian ventures undertaken by plastic surgeons; and conclude with thoughts on the role of health professionals and the media in defining ideals of beauty.

Source: Medscape
Published: 08 May 2021

Together We Are Unstoppable – World Red Cross Day 2021

The day strives to initiate, inspire and organize the desire to offer humanitarian responsibilities at all times needed so that individuals do not have to undergo problems.’ The inception of the ...

Source: Medindia
Published: 08 May 2021

Biden is quietly enforcing one of Trump’s most anti-immigrant policies

Nearly 100 days into his first term, Biden so far has not overturned the policy, despite outcry from immigrant advocates and humanitarian ... health and internal medicine at the University of ...

Source: Vox
Published: 29 Apr 2021

Humanitarian Leaders Jamie Aten and Kent Annan launch petition to encourage Evangelicals to get vaccinated against COVID-19

WHEATON, Ill., April 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Jamie Aten and Kent Annan have started an online petition on encouraging fellow Evangelicals to get vaccinated against COVID-19. This is ...

Source: Medindia
Published: 10 Apr 2021

Brazil is in the grip of a 'humanitarian catastrophe' because of Bolsonaro's 'failed' response

Brazil's 'failed' response to Covid-19 has driven the country to a 'humanitarian catastrophe ... by the Brazilian Association of Intensive Medicine. The new statistic is a jump of 16.5 per ...

Source: Daily Mail
Published: 15 Apr 2021

U.N. raises $6.4 billion for Syrians as humanitarian needs soar

BRUSSELS (Reuters) -International donors pledged $6.4 billion in humanitarian aid on Tuesday to help Syrians fleeing a decade of civil war, but short of a $10 billion goal as governments struggle with weakened economies in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Source: Yahoo News
Published: 30 Mar 2021

7 honored with SIOP Distinguished Awards

Knapp has provided distinguished service to SIOP and the profession, exhibiting leadership and initiative in advancing four major areas: governance, advocacy, ethics, and elevating the influence ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 10 May 2021

Q&A Sessions: Establishing Gift of the Givers ‘was a spiritual calling’

(Thapelo Morebudi/Gallo Images/Sunday Times) Dr Imtiaz Sooliman’s name is synonymous with his humanitarian organisation ... James why he decided to quit medicine, his relationship with both ...

Published: 30 Apr 2021

‘A drop in the bucket’: Canada pledges $10M to India amid COVID-19 crisis, but is it enough?

But experts warn it’s not enough for a country of 1.4 billion people, which is experiencing a humanitarian crisis ... professor with the faculty of medicine at the University of British Columbia ...

Source: Global News
Published: 30 Apr 2021

US Congressman Embarks on Landmark Humanitarian Trip to Iraq

My purpose in going is not political but purely humanitarian," Hall told AFP before ... attention to what happens to the food and medicine entering the country under the oil-for-food program ...

Source: Al Bawaba News
Published: 16 Apr 2021

Ground zero

They want the U.S. to expand the list of humanitarian items that are automatically exempted beyond food and medicine, while removing travel restrictions for U.S. aid workers in North Korea.

Published: 19 Apr 2021

EU says will 'respond rapidly' to assist Covid-hit India

EU commissioner for humanitarian aid Janez Lenarcic said oxygen and medicine contributions were already being coordinated from member states. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said earlier Sunday ...

Source: Mint
Published: 25 Apr 2021

Biden Official Is Toeing the Saudi Line, Activists Say

Lenderking called it “a dual-track approach to building international support to achieve a lasting political solution while bringing humanitarian ... to allow food, medicine and whatever else ...

Source: The Daily Beast
Published: 15 Apr 2021

Coronavirus: Misinformation surges amid India's Covid-19 calamity

Fueled by anguish, desperation and distrust of the government, rumors and hoaxes are spreading by word of mouth and on social media in India, compounding the country's humanitarian crisis.

Source: Hindustan Times
Published: 14 May 2021

Explainer-Karen rebels step up attacks as Myanmar army struggles to rule

medicine and water at its border to civilians fleeing fighting, and keep moving them to safer areas if required. Thailand has been criticised previously by some activist groups and accused of being reluctant to fulfil its humanitarian obligations.

Source: Yahoo News
Published: 27 Apr 2021

Horror at sea: 130 migrants drown in Mediterranean after rubber boat heading to Europe capsizes off the coast of Libya

Humanitarian organisations have accused the Libyan coast guard and European authorities of failing to meet their responsibilities to save lives. A Libyan coast guard official today said that ...

Source: Daily Mail
Published: 24 Apr 2021

Half of foreign embassies closed in North Korea amid COVID-19 restrictions

North Korea's highly restrictive coronavirus measures and lack of essential goods have caused many foreign embassies to close and international humanitarian ... goods and medicine, in a country ...

Published: 01 Apr 2021

Crisis in Afghanistan: Stalled peace process under threat

Here's what you need to know about the humanitarian emergency in Afghanistan. After four decades of conflict and economic turmoil, Afghanistan is now struggling with effects of the global pandemic and natural disasters. The number of people in need for ...

Source: International Rescue Committee
Published: 30 Mar 2021

Evidence for Perinatal and Child Health Care Guidelines in Crisis Settings: Can Cochrane Help?

We searched guideline websites, websites of humanitarian organisations and aid networks, and the internet using Google, with search terms including (emergency OR disaster OR crisis) AND (guideline ...

Source: Medscape
Published: 15 Apr 2021

2021 Leadership Council Annual Meeting Speakers

With more than 30 years of experience in international humanitarian relief and development ... a nongovernmental organization that uses medicine and science to document and advocate against mass atrocities and severe human rights violations around the ...

Source: Oxfam America
Published: 02 Apr 2021

South Sudan, nearing 10 years old, struggles for stability

As South Sudan approaches 10 years of being an independent country, many challenges remain for the world’s youngest state

Source: The Independent
Published: 14 May 2021

Continuing History of Nurses on the Front Lines

RNs at the forefrontNurses are being rightfully hailed for their steadfast commitment to patient care in the era of COVID-19. But the pandemic is far from the first time nurses have served on the front lines -- and it won't be the last.

Source: YAHOO!News
Published: 06 May 2021

Continuing History of Nurses on the Front Lines

Humanitarian instincts compel nurses to leave ... They’re in the front lines of almost all medicine.” Army nurses and medics are trained on how to give care “in just about any conditions ...

Source: WTOP News
Published: 06 May 2021

Soft Law and Global Health Problems

The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Vol. 48, Issue. 4 ... Categorising the Gendered Harms to Caregivers During Humanitarian Emergencies: An Analysis of Law and Practice During Ebola Crises. Social & Legal Studies, p. 096466392097443.

Source: Cambridge University Press
Published: 16 Nov 2020