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<i>Ethical issues in public health</i>

Kenneth C. Calman

in The Potential for Health

Published in print July 1998 | ISBN: 9780192629449
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191723674 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629449.003.0005
Ethical issues in public health

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This chapter summarizes the importance of ethical issues in health. It discusses the importance of values-basic human values: societal, personal, and professional. It raises issues of equity and equality and underlines the complexity of many of the issues faced. It considers the teaching and learning of ethical issues.

Keywords: ethics; values; equity; equality; complexity; teaching; learning

Chapter.  3101 words. 

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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