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Do we need bioethics?

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Do we need bioethics Do we need bioethics Two counterarguments: Need and Employability It may be surprisingly annoying to keep defining and defending your speciality every time you are asked about it. To many, including some medical colleagues, I have wasted my time and two dream opportunities: a master at the University of Toronto and a PhD at the University of Birmingham. Instead of 'being a doctor', they tell me in full empathy, I chose a 'theoretical discipline'. Although I had my masters in bioethics at the  University of Toronto Joint Center for Bioethics  more than a decade ago, my listeners got confused when they ask me about my speciality and I quietly utter the word, "bioethics". They respond, "good,  biostatistics  is not bad at all". I try to correct them that bioethics has nothing to do with biostatistics. Some keep this sympathetic look of 'oh dear, what a waste of time?!'. They believe, consciously or unconsciousl

Public Health Surveillance - Complete lecture

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 This is the complete lecture on Public Health Surveillance that I gave to medical students as a part of the Community Medicine course. I n 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 Ethics | The complete lecture

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Introduction to Public Health Ethics | The complete lecture Introduction to Public Health Ethics | The complete lecture Introduction to Public Health Ethics This 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 PLEASE CLICK 'CC' TO SEE THE SUBTITLES IN ENGLISH

Dr Ghaiath Hussein has been assigned as the Assistant Professor of bioethics at KSAU-HS

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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 ethics Clinical practice ethics Public Health Ethics Health Informatics Ethics The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence and 'Big Data' They will be announced at the time, God willing.