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Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis


Research in 'humanitarian + health + ethics': CHEPA seminar on Weds. November 20.

18 Nov 2019

November's CHEPA seminar will be presented by Lisa Schwartz, McMaster’s Arnold L. Johnson Chair in Health Ethics, who will explore the ideas of ‘humanitarian + health + ethics’, and examine some of the themes uncovered by Humanitarian Health Ethics’ (hhe) empirical research. She will also explore pathways for engaging in this research, and areas for further exploration in hhe.

The seminar will be held on Wednesday Nov. 20, 2019, from 12:30 to 1:30 pm in CRL-B119. All are welcome to attend. It will also be accessible online, using Webex. To join remotely, copy and paste the following link into your browser. The password is CHEPAseminar.

hhe is an interdisciplinary program of research that, for the past 12 years, has encouraged reflection and empirical study of ethical challenges for humanitarian health practitioners and the organizations that engage them. The aim is to support ethical practice for the affected people and communities that humanitarian agencies interact with by informing best practices and encouraging education and preparation for ethical challenges in the field.

Dr. Schwartz is a professor in the Department of Health Research, Methods, Evidence & Impact (HEI); an Associate Member in the Department of Philosophy, and a member of CHEPA.

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