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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
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Introduction to Public Health Ethics 3: Frameworks for Public Health Ethics
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An Introduction to the Ethical Implications of Economic Evaluations for Healthy Public Policy

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.

Référentiel de valeurs pour soutenir l'analyse éthique des actions en santé publique. By Filitrault, F., Désy, M. and Leclerc, B. (2015). On the site of l'Institut national de santé publique du Québec. (In French only).

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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Public Health Ethics. Selected Resources: Ethics in a Pandemic
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

This document is based on a review of the literature on this subject carried out by the NCCHPP between May and August of 2009.

It contains a selection of relevant, representative, and accessible works that together provide a foundation for exploring the ethical implications of infectious disease control and pandemic response. In it, you will find:

• Short summaries of a selection of seminal papers, frameworks and guidelines;
• Links to additional resources on ethics and pandemics, including articles, presentations, case studies and other learning tools, and pertinent websites, blogs, and news sources.

Public Health Ethics
Selected Resources: Ethics in a Pandemic
33 pages
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