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Introduction to Public Health Ethics | The complete lecture

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

What can public health practice ethically problematic?

In this part of the lecture, we discuss:
What is Public Health Ethics?What can make public health ethically problematic?The concept of the 'Nanny State'What are the limits and limitations of the State's interference in people's lives and health?How to respond to those argue that 'I am free to eat what I want. It's my body, not yours'

The WHO manual I contributed to is now in Chinese 我撰写的世界卫生组织手册现在是中文

I have received the following email from Andreas Reis, from the Health Ethics Unit at WHO HQ (Geneva) with some good news.

Dear Colleagues,I am happy to report that our WHO Training Manual on Ethics in Epidemics, Emergencies and Disasters has been translated into Chinese.Actually, this happened a few months ago, but I thought it would be worth sharing it given the current epidemic.Here is the link for the Chinese version of the publication:TR/17/016 - Ethics in epidemics, emergencies and disasters: Research, surveillance and patient care – Training manual 2015 (‎5.807Mb)‎Thanks and best wishes,Andreas

Ghaiath Hussein UNESCO video message

Among other prominent bioethics experts in the Arab region, I had the privilege of being invited by the UNESCO's regional office to contribute a short message. My focus was on the environmental ethical aspects.

This is the excerpt of my message:
"Ethics of the Environment and Global Health

SAWRA. The current pandemic has changed our lives. We survived some form of restrictive measures. When the choice was between life and the economy; the sensible global action was to save lives. We have learned that we are part of an ecosystem. If we invade the animals’ habitats, they will come closer to us. Transmission of viruses becomes more likely, more virulent and harder to control. We might have considered climate change as a far indirect threat. If we deal with it the way we managed the pandemic at the start by delaying and downplaying; the cost is much higher. As for what we did to save our lives now, we can do the same to save them in the future. Global cooperation is mandatory to fa…

Publication of the COVID-19 Research Ethics Guidelines

I had the honor to contribute to the Guidelines for research on Living Creatures in Epidemics/Pandemics and Emergencies produced by the Saudi National Bioethics Committee (NBCE), which has been approved and to which researchers and local ethics committees are requested to adhere.

إصدار ضوابط الأبحاث في أوقات والأوبئة والحالات الطارئة شرفت بأن يتم تكليفي ضمن مجموعة من الخبراء في المملكة العربية السعودية للمشاركة في إعداد أنظمة وضوابط أخلاقيات البحث على المخلوقات الحية ولائحته التنفيذية التي أصدرتها اللجنة الوطنية للأخلاقيات الحيوية،  والتي ويجب التقيد والالتزام بإجراءات السلامة الحيوية المعتمدة أثناء القيام بهذه البحوث.

اختيار د. غياث حسين عضوا في مجموعات عمل لوضع الموجهات الأخلاقية

تم ترشيح د. غياث محمد عباس عضوا في لجنتين لوضع الموجهات الأخلاقية الخاصة بجائحة كورونا (كوفيد ١٩) أحدهما تابعة للجنة الوطنية للأخلاقيات الحيوية وتعمل على وضع الموجهات الأخلاقية للأبحاث الصحية خلال الجائحة، والأخرى لوضع الموجهات الأخلاقية للتعامل مع المرضى في حال شح الموارد - لا قدر الله
يمكنك مشاهدة مقاطع د. غياث عن مرض كوفيد-19 والسودان، ومرض كوفيد-19 وكيف نقرأ الارقام في الأوبئة على قناته على اليوتيوب.

هل يتحول المرضى إلى عملاء؟ (2-2)


هل يتحول المرضى إلى عملاء-زبائن؟ (1-2)