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A ‘Nudge’ for Public Health Ethics: Libertarian Paternalism as a Framework for Ethical Analysis of Public Health Interventions?

Jean-Frédérick Ménard.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2010; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 6096 words.

Is it possible to interfere with individual decision-making while preserving freedom of choice? The purpose of this article is to assess whether ‘libertarian paternalism’, a set of...

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The Acceptability of Online Consent in a Self-Test Serosurvey of Responders to the 2014–2016 West African Ebola Outbreak

Catherine R McGowan, Catherine F Houlihan, Patricia Kingori and Judith R Glynn.

in Public Health Ethics

July 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 5640 words.

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Online participation in research is used increasingly to recruit geographically dispersed populations. Obtaining online consent is convenient, yet we...

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Access to Medicines

Thomas Pogge.

in Public Health Ethics

July 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 7465 words.

I would pay three million to go into space, says the banker to his attorney. — I wouldn't go if you paid me, the latter laughs, for me the French Riviera is quite exciting...

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Advance Monopoly Commitment?

Jorn Sonderholm.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 4077 words.

This article is a critical discussion of the Advance Market Commitment (AMC) proposal for how to incentivize research and development of drugs for neglected diseases. The main claim of the...

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Aging Research: Priorities and Aggregation

Colin Farrelly.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 7736 words.

Should we invest more public funding in basic aging research that could lead to medical interventions that permit us to safely and effectively retard human aging? In this paper I make the...

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Allocating Resources in Humanitarian Medicine

Samia A. Hurst, Nathalie Mezger and Alex Mauron.

in Public Health Ethics

April 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 7229 words.

Fair resource allocation in humanitarian medicine is gaining in importance and complexity, but remains insufficiently explored. It raises specific issues regarding non-ideal fairness,...

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Analysis of the Paternalistic Justification of an Agenda Setting Public Health Policy: The Case of Tobacco Plain Packaging

Thomas Boysen Anker.

in Public Health Ethics

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 13563 words.

This article analyses the paternalistic justification of the world’s first mandatory tobacco plain packaging policy, which came into force in Australia in 2012. The policy is setting...

Answering the Empirical Challenge to Arguments for Universal Health Coverage Based in Health Equity

Lynette Reid.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 10025 words.

Temkin asks how we should distribute resources between the social determinants of health (SDOH) and health care; Sreenivasan argues that if our goal is fair opportunity, funding universal...

Assuring Adequate Protections in International Health Research: A Principled Justification and Practical Recommendations for the Role of Community Oversight

David Buchanan, Sibusiso Sifunda, Nasheen Naidoo, Shamagonam James and Priscilla Reddy.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 7478 words.

The analysis presented here lays out the ethical warrants for requiring community oversight of health research conducted in international settings. It reviews the inadequacies with the...

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Attitudes of Public Health Academics toward Receiving Funds from for-Profit Corporations: A Systematic Review

Rima T Nakkash, Sanaa Mugharbil, Hala Alaouié and Rima A Afifi.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2017; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 2195 words.

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With dwindling support from governments toward universities, university–industry partnerships have increased. Ethical concerns over such partnerships...

Behavior Change or Empowerment: On the Ethics of Health-Promotion Strategies

Per-Anders Tengland.

in Public Health Ethics

July 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 9552 words.

There are several strategies to promote health in individuals and populations. Two general approaches to health promotion are behavior change and empowerment. The aim of this article is to...

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Belinda Bennett. Health Law's Kaleidoscope: Health Law Rights in a Global Age

Anna Smajdor.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 622 words.

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Benevolence, Justice, Well-Being and the Health Gradient

Daniel M. Hausman.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 6157 words.

The health gradient among those who are by historical standards both remarkably healthy and well-off is of considerable moral importance with respect to benevolence, justice and the theory...

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Beyond Choice and Individualism: Understanding Autonomy for Public Health Ethics

John Owens and Alan Cribb.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Biology; Medical Ethics; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Public Health; Philosophy of Science. 6656 words.

Attention to individual choice is a valuable dimension of public health policy; however, the creation of effective public health programmes requires policy makers to address the material...

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Biobanking and the Abandonment of Informed Consent: An Ethical Imperative

Stephanie Solomon Cargill.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 6071 words.

There has been extensive discussion in research ethics literature surrounding the appropriate form of informed consent for biobanking, whether with adapted content, or adapted forms such as...

Biobanks—When is Re-consent Necessary?

Kristin Solum Steinsbekk and Berge Solberg.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2011; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 9132 words.

The unknown nature of tomorrow’s research makes informed consent in biobank research a challenge. Whether the consent given by biobank participants is ‘broad’ or ‘narrow’, the ever present...

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A Bird's Eye View. Two Topics at the Intersection of Social Determinants of Health and Social Justice Philosophy

Sridhar Venkatapuram.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 7678 words.

The article discusses two areas at the intersection of social determinants of health research and social justice theory. The first section examines the affinity between social epidemiology...

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Brad Spellberg. Rising Plague—The Global Threat from Deadly Bacteria and Our Dwindling Arsenal to Fight Them

Michael Millar, Anand Sivaramakrishnan and Lynette Phee.

in Public Health Ethics

July 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 616 words.

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Can Broad Consent be Informed Consent?

Mark Sheehan.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2011; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 6859 words.

In biobanks, a broader model of consent is often used and justified by a range of different strategies that make reference to the potential benefits brought by the research it will...

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Can it be Ethical to Apply Limited Resources in Low-income Countries to Ineffective, Low-reach Smoking Cessation Strategies? A Reply to Bitton and Eyal

Simon Chapman and Ross Mackenzie.

in Public Health Ethics

April 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 5781 words.

Bitton and Eyal's lengthy critique of our article on unassisted cessation was premised on several straw-man arguments. These are corrected in our reply. It also confused the key concepts of...

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