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The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics

Edited by Anna C. Mastroianni, Jeffrey P. Kahn [[missing key: and]] Nancy E. Kass

ISBN: 9780190245191
Published online January 2019 | e-ISBN: 9780190245207 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190245191.001.0001
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Abortion and Public Health Ethics

Mahmoud F. Fathalla.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 5265 words.

There is an ethical imperative to take public health action to eliminate the global problem of unsafe abortion. The moral obligation is dictated by the magnitude of the problem, the health...

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Access to Pregnancy-Related Health Services: Public Health Ethics Issues

Anne Drapkin Lyerly, Elana Jaffe and Margaret Olivia Little.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 5142 words.

Advancing fair access to evidence-based pregnancy-related services is a critical public health priority. It is widely recognized that there are inequalities in lifesaving interventions....

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Aging Populations and Public Health Ethics

Lois Shepherd.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 4719 words.

This chapter examines three primary public health goals relating to elderly populations: promoting healthy aging (including aging in place), reducing health inequities, and extending life...

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Alcohol and Other Drugs: Public Health Ethics Issues

Brendan Saloner.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 5987 words.

This chapter examines ethical principles that guide public health intervention to reduce the harms of alcohol and other drugs, including justice-based concerns regarding intervention. While...

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Biosecurity and Public Health Ethics Issues Raised by Biological Threats

Nicholas Evans and Thomas Inglesby.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 5297 words.

This chapter introduces ethical issues that arise in the context of biosecurity: policies and actions intended to prevent the development or emergence, or mitigate the consequences, of...

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Children, Adolescents, and Public Health: Ethical Considerations

Margaret Moon.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics

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Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 5450 words.

The population of children and adolescents encompasses a remarkable range of physiological, developmental, and experiential phenomena. Considered from a global perspective, differences may...

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Community-Based Participatory Research: Ethical Considerations

David R. Buchanan.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 5191 words.

The conduct of community-based participatory research (CBPR) is a recent innovation in research designs aimed at identifying effective public health interventions. CBPR aims to maximize...

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Contraception and Public Health Ethics

Saumya RamaRao and John Townsend.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 5313 words.

This chapter discusses how potential conflicts between individual rights and public health goals can be managed in the context of contraceptive service delivery and research. It applies...

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Control of Mosquito-Borne Illnesses: A Challenge to Public Health Ethics

Laura Greisman, Barbara Koenig and Michele Barry.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 5430 words.

This chapter delves into the ethical issues surrounding the implementation of public health interventions for control of mosquito-borne illnesses. Emerging and reemerging mosquito-borne...

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Distinctive Challenges of Public Health Ethics

Ruth R. Faden, Sirine Shebaya and Andrew W. Siegel.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 4091 words.

Public health is (1) a collective good, (2) primarily focused on prevention, (3) often reliant on government action for its promotion, and (4) intrinsically outcome-oriented. These...

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Energy, Emissions, and Public Health Ethics

Cheryl C. Macpherson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 6722 words.

Decades of evidence from a range of disciplines shows that industrial energy releases greenhouse gas emissions and contributes extensively to climate change. Energy delivers water, food,...

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Environmental Health Research and Ethics

David B. Resnik.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 5053 words.

This chapter discusses some of the key ethical issues that arise in environmental health research involving human subjects, including returning individualized research results, protecting...

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Environmental Justice, Ethics, and Public Health

James Dwyer.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 4823 words.

Environmental problems raise important issues of justice when these problems affect people’s health prospects in systematically uneven ways, when people contribute to the problems in...

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Ethics in Mental Health Care: A Public Health Perspective

Richard J. Bonnie and Heather Zelle.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics

P ublished online January 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 5999 words.

This chapter explores ethical issues in mental health policy from a public health perspective, with a focus on the United States. Ethical discourse about mental health treatment has...

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Eugenics and Public Health: Historical Connections and Ethical Implications

Paul Lombardo.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 4799 words.

This chapter details historical points of connection between the field of public health and the eugenics movement in the United States, and explores the ethical significance of public...

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Framing Public Health Research Ethics

Holly A. Taylor.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 5140 words.

The systematic collection and analysis of data is central to public health. Some public health activities are easily classified as either research or nonresearch, while the distinction is...

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Genetic Epidemiology, Infectious Disease, and Public Health Ethics

Priya Duggal, Gail Geller and Andrea Sutherland.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 8007 words.

This chapter outlines the ethical issues raised by the use of genomics in the study of infectious disease, in research and development of preventive and therapeutic measures, and to inform...

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Global Development, Global Public Health, and Ethics

Gerald Bloom and Hayley MacGregor.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics

P ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 4747 words.

Rapid development has brought significant economic and health benefits, but it has also exposed populations to new health risks. Public health as a scientific discipline and major...

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Global HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment: Public Health Ethics Considerations

Mark Barnes and Devin Alexander Cohen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 5896 words.

The global response to HIV/AIDS has struggled with balancing personal autonomy with public health needs over the past four decades. This article discusses the chronology of ethical...

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Global Human Resources for Health: Ethical Aspects

George W. Pariyo and Henry Lucas.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Health Ethics

P ublished online February 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy. 7113 words.

This chapter highlights the main ethical issues that arise in addressing the challenges of global human resources for health (HRH). It includes a brief overview of global HRH problems...

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