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Introduction to Public Health Ethics: Background
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An Introduction to the Ethical Implications of Economic Evaluations for Healthy Public Policy
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Population and Public Health Ethics: Cases from research, policy, and practice


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Bulletin on what's new in public health ethics [in French, with resources in Fr/En]. From the Public health ethics committee secretariat (Institut national de santé publique du Québec).

Ethics and public health: Forging a strong relationship. By Callahan, D. & Jennings, B. (2002). In the American Journal of Public Health, 92(2), 169-76. On the site of PubMed Central.

Population Health Ethics: Annotated Bibliography. By Greenwood, H.L. and Edwards, N. (2009). On the site of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research – Institute of Population and Public Health (CIHR-IPPH).

Re-visioning Public Health Ethics: A Relational Perspective. By Kenny, N., Sherwin, S. and Baylis, F. (2010). Can J Public Health 2010; 101(1) 9-11. On the site of the Canadian Journal of Public Health. 

Public Health Ethics: Mapping the Terrain. By Childress, J. F. et al. (2002). In The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 30, 170-178. On the site of the Centers for Disease Control, Public Health Law section.

The contribution of ethics to public health. By Coleman, C.H. et al. (2008). In the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 86 (8). On the site of the World Health Organization.

Éthique et santé publique. Enjeux, valeurs et normativité. By Massé, R. (2003). Québec : Les Presses de l'Université Laval. (In French only).


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This document defines public health and reviews the history and development of public health ethics, including its philosophical underpinnings.
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This Casebook features 16 cases on population and public health ethics that are accompanied by an invited case discussion.
Published in March 2013.  DescriptionDownload  3.16 MB, (on the site of the Joint Centre for Bioethics at the University of Toronto).
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This document, produced by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Ethics Office, summarizes the proceedings from a Pre-conference workshop held during the CPHA Annual Conference 2011.
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This document provides a survey of the explicit goals, ethical principles, and ethics-related recommendations put forward by a selection of national, sub-national and international pandemic preparedness plans and policies.
Published in June 2011.  DescriptionDownload   668 K
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An introduction to the field of Public Health Ethics (PHE) as applied to policy and practice responses in times of pandemic.
Published in May 2011.  DescriptionDownload   606 K
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A collection of pandemic and infectious disease control scenarios, intended to stimulate ethical reflection within the public health sector.
Published in April, 2010.  DescriptionDownload  519 K
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Summary of a presentation by philosopher Daniel Weinstock.
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A preliminary inventory of individuals engaged in public health ethics-related research and teaching across the country.
Published in November, 2009.  Description.  Download  138 K
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This paper is part of a series of essays developed for the NCCHPP by researchers associated with the Centre de recherche en éthique de l'Université de Montréal (Université de Montréal Research Centre in Ethics) as part of a project to examine ethical issues related to healthy public policy.
Published in May, 2009.  DescriptionDownload  544 K
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This paper is part of a series of essays developed for the NCCHPP by researchers associated with the Centre de recherche en éthique de l'Université de Montréal (Université de Montréal Research Centre in Ethics) as part of a project to examine ethical issues related to healthy public policy.
Published in May, 2009.  DescriptionDownload   214 K.
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This paper is the first in a series of essays developed for the NCCHPP by researchers associated with the Centre de recherche en éthique de l'Université de Montréal (Université de Montréal Research Centre in Ethics) as part of a project to examine ethical issues related to healthy public policy.
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