The Global Health Network is pleased to announce the launch of a new seven-module eLearning course which has been adapted from the WHO training manual and resources on:‘Ethics in epidemics, emergencies and disasters: Research, surveillance and patient care’.
The course offers comprehensive training exploring the wide range of ethical issues faced by health professionals and policy makers working in the context of epidemics/pandemics and disaster situations, focusing primarily on the key areas of research, surveillance and patient care.
- Boundaries between public health practice, surveillance, and research.
- Processes for ethical review.
- Conflicts between the common good and individual autonomy in surveillance, research and clinical trials.
- Publication ethics.
- Triage, resource allocation and standards of care.
- Professional duties of health care workers during public health surveillance and research.
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