Dr Ghaiath Hussein, a medical doctor and a specialist in bioethics and public health. He had his master degree in bioethics at the University of Toronto (Canada) and PhD in bioethics at the University of Birmingham, UK.
He has worked extensively in the fields of research, medical ethics, and public health for the last 15 years.
This is the complete lecture on Public Health Surveillance that I gave to medical students as a part of the Community Medicine course. In the lecture, we learned about:1- What is public health?2- What is the epidemiological investigation?3- Why do we need epidemiological investigation?4- Who does the epidemiological investigation?5- What are its uses, with examples of epidemic diseases and natural disasters. This lecture was prepared by Dr. Iman Abdel Halim, PhD in Pathology,
Introduction to Public Health EthicsThis lecture was delivered to the medical students in their Community Medicine Course, we have outlined and discussed the following points: 1- What is ethically unique about public health?
2- What is Public health Ethics? And do we need it?
3- What makes public health ethically problematic?
4- How to make our public health programs ethical?
5- The ethical principles for public health
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Dr Ghaiath Hussein has been assigned as an assistant professor in bioethics at the College of Public Health and Health Informatics at King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences at the National Guard in Riyadh. He is the first academician to obtain a job title in bioethics at the university, which is a sign of the university's commitment to bioethics. Also, he will be one of the faculty members for the MA program College Public Health.It is expected that the Master of Bioethics (MBE) program will be reactivated at the university during the coming period, in addition to some accompanying training programs in the field of ethics such as:Health research ethicsClinical practice ethicsPublic Health EthicsHealth Informatics EthicsThe Ethics of Artificial Intelligence and 'Big Data'They will be announced at the time, God willing.
Subject: RE: Why the Arabic World Turned Away from Science Dear Dr Ben Ammar, Thanks for sharing this controversial and perhaps confusing article. It starts with stating the greatness of the Muslims' contribution to science at a certain age, which the writer described as the ‘golden age’ though made every possible effort to relate that greatness to external factors. He has also tried hard to validate his points by first praising Muslims then turning quite hardly and inconsistently, at times, to make the problem lies within Islam itself and not any of the socio-political factors that he mentioned.I cannot respond to every single point he made (especially the areas that are beyond my expertise and knowledge) but there are few general comments that I can share. First, using the term ‘Islam’ is misleading and misguided in many ways. Which version of ‘Islam’ the author was referring to? He, himself, acknowledged that there are eras, sects and ideologies. Any of them can described as ‘Isl…