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Repertoire - Ethics Frameworks for Public Health 

Utilitarianism in Public Health
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'Principlism' and Frameworks in Public Health Ethics
 1.2 MB

Introduction to Public Health Ethics 3: Frameworks for Public Health Ethics
 772 K

An Introduction to the Ethical Implications of Economic Evaluations for Healthy Public Policy


Links
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.

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.

Framework of Values to Support Ethical Analysis of Public Health Actions. By Filitrault, F., Désy, M. and Leclerc, B. (2015). On the site of l'Institut national de santé publique du Québec.

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

WHO guidelines on ethical issues in public health surveillance. World Health Organization. (2017). Geneva. On the site of the World Health Organization.


Contact
Olivier Bellefleur

Michael Keeling

 

Collection of Adapted Summaries of Public Health Ethics Frameworks and Very Short Case Studies
We have started to produce and to gather together these adapted frameworks and cases to help familiarize practitioners with frameworks and with ethical deliberation. To date we have seven frameworks and six cases, and will be adding to these over time. 
Updated in September 2017. Description.
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Very brief public health ethics cases
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E-Cigarette Legislation
 711 K

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Ethical Issues in Public Health Communication Interventions

Guttman and Salmon (2004)
 633 K
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A Tax on Sweetened Beverages
 781 K

 


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Teaching Seven Principles for Public Health Ethics:
Towards a Curriculum for a Short Course on Ethics in Public Health Programmes

Schröder-Bäck et al. (2014)
 621 K


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Bicycle Helmet Law
 694 K

 


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An Ethical Framework for the Prevention of Overweight and Obesity:
A Tool for Thinking Through a Programme's Ethical Aspects
ten Have et al. (2012)
 188 K


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Heat Wave Response
 689 K


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Looking ahead: Addressing ethical challenges in public health practice
Baum, N. M., Gollust, S. E., Goold, S. D., & Jacobson, P. D. (2007).
 612 K


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Municipal Water Fluoridation
 882 K

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Ethics and the practice of public health
Bernheim, R. Gaare, Nieburg, P., & Bonnie, R. J. (2009).
 601 K

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RadonSmart 2020
 645 K

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An ethics framework for public health
Kass, N. E. (2001).
 601 K

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Principles for the justification of public health intervention
Upshur, R. E. G. (2002).
 616 K

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We recommend that you consult the original documents for a better understanding of the frameworks.

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