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Practical ethics projects tackle robotics, autonomous vehicles, humanitarian disasters

To support these efforts, Johns Hopkins created the Exploration of Practical Ethics program, which provides grants for ... and the team of researchers from the Bloomberg School, the School of Medicine, Kaiser Permanente, and Cal Berkeley leveraged the ...

Source: HUB
Published: 13 Nov 2018

Loyola Physician Susan Hou, MD, Receives Humanitarian Award

Loyola Medicine kidney specialist Susan Hou ... Excellence in Humanities and Medical Ethics Award. The other recipient is Dr. Hou's husband, Mark Molitch, MD, who co-founded the Centro Medico Humberto Parra along with Dr. Hou and a Bolivian physician.

Source: USA Patch
Published: 26 Jun 2018

The Navy and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief

Vice Adm. Adam M. Robinson Jr. led a discussion at the Poynter Center's Oct. 20 Health Care Ethics Seminar on his work as surgeon general and chief of the Bureau of Medicine in the U.S. Navy. Robinson spoke about the humanitarian assistance and disaster ...

Published: 10 Nov 2018

International Humanitarian Aid Skills Course

Presented by the Center for Innovation in Global Health at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Sponsored by the Stanford University School of Medicine This CME workshop will help prepare the International Humanitarian Aid Volunteer to function in a ...

Published: 26 Feb 2017

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

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

The Harold Alper M.D. Humanitarian Lecture Series will include one lecture intended for a community-wide audience, covering such topics as end-of-life care, spirituality in medicine, medical ethics, psycho-social care, health policy, cultural disparities ...

Published: 30 Apr 2019

Patient Safety Movement Announces 273,077 Lives Saved

He was a member of the Sedation Analgesia Guidelines Task Force of the Society of Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Ramsay was the 2013 recipient of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s Humanitarian ... Masimo Foundation for Ethics, Innovation, and ...

Source: Business Wire
Published: 19 Jan 2019

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
Published: 13 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: BMC Blogs Network
Published: 19 May 2016

Why the US AID to Venezuela was Not Real Aid and How False Western Humanitarianism is Used to Justify Imperialism

A common misconception people have about Venezuela ever since the installation of the US-backed, interim self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido on the first week of January of this year, is that the “humanitarian ... 933 tonnes of medicine to Venezuela ...

Source: CounterPunch
Published: 12 Apr 2019

Event: Medicine Under Pressure: Arts Week highlight

The Law and Ethics of Medicine in Conflict Situations’ a panel of distinguished legal and philosophical minds will discuss the professional regulation of doctors at work in combat, occupation and humanitarian relief settings. Bioethics expert Professor ...

Published: 23 Apr 2009

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 News Agency
Published: 20 Feb 2006

Joint Blog Series: Medical care in armed conflict PART I

Rules regarding medical care in armed conflict have been a cornerstone of international humanitarian law (IHL ... personnel have the right not to perform acts contrary to medical ethics, but an exception to the rules on medical confidentiality raises ...

Published: 24 Jan 2019

US complicity in the Saudi-led genocide in Yemen spans Obama, Trump administrations

A Saudi-led coalition of states has been aggressively bombing Yemen and imposing an air and naval blockade of its ports for more than three years, leading U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to describe Yemen as “the world’s worst humanitarian ...

Source: The Raw Story
Published: 26 Nov 2018

The Development of a Humanitarian Health Ethics Analysis Tool

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Source: Cambridge University Press
Published: 04 Aug 2015

Stanford surgeon works to improve care for civilians in conflict zones

The unusual situation sparked a reevaluation of principles, responsibilities and ethics in humanitarian medicine. For Wren, it illustrated the importance of establishing competencies for responding organizations — in essence, making sure groups tasked ...

Source: Scope Blog Stanford
Published: 29 Aug 2018

MSc Global Health (online)

Aimed at both those new to the humanitarian sector and professionals who want to ... The course is unique in bringing together the study of emergency medicine, disaster management, community health, anthropology and sociology of health and illness in ...

Source: ReliefWeb
Published: 16 Apr 2019

'Practical ethics' research gets a boost

assistant professor in the Bloomberg School's Department of Environmental Health and Engineering and in the School of Medicine's Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology; and Jessica Fanzo, Bloomberg Distinguished Associate Professor of Ethics ...

Source: HUB
Published: 11 Sep 2017

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 ...

Published: 19 May 2016

International Humanitarian Surgical Skills Course

A Continuing Medical Education Conference presented by the Center for Innovation in Global Health This CME activity will help prepare the International Humanitarian Aid volunteer ... elements of surgical safety, ethics, and cultural considerations required ...

Published: 24 Feb 2019

A century on, do civilian and military medical ethics differ?

In a rather fundamental sense there is something antithetical about war and medicine ... else might civilian and military medical ethics differ? Perhaps the answer has something to do with the concept of military necessity. International humanitarian ...

Published: 28 Jul 2014

Iraqi Humanitarian Efforts

BOB ABERNETHY, anchor: We have a special report today on the bravery and dedication of U.S. and other humanitarian aid workers in Iraq ... At the Amal Association, an Iraqi NGO, an aid worker prepares medicine kits for distribution to mobile clinics.

Source: PBS
Published: 12 Dec 2003

Don’t forget ethics when mapping uncharted slums

In a lecture theatre — fittingly named after Snow — at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine ... But the issue of ethics cropped up several times throughout the panel discussion at the launch. If humanitarian mapping initiatives such ...

Source: SciDev
Published: 17 Nov 2014

Health Care in Danger: Launch of a Common Core on Ethics

The panel discussion will gather the authors and signatories of this common core on ethics. Within the framework of the Health Care in Danger (HCiD) project, the World Medical Association (WMA), the International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM), the ...

Published: 28 Jun 2015

Iraq Humanitarian Efforts

Ms. ALBUQUERQUE: Shelter, water, clothes, food, medicine, supplies. LAWTON: And it’s a very big area to have to cover? Ms. ALBUQUERQUE: It’s a very big area and again, it’s a problem also of access for the humanitarian organizations. How to reach ...

Source: PBS
Published: 21 Mar 2003

Surgeon General Discusses Humanitarian Assistance in Botswana

Robinson discussed the concept of humanitarian assistance and how by helping those ... that brought together so many leading practitioners and thinkers about ethics in health, medicine and research. The conference put the University on the map and also ...

Published: 09 Dec 2009