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Reply to Ackermann

Ross MacKenzie, Wendy Rogers Public Health Ethics   Evan Ackermann’s (2015) response on behalf of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) to our article (MacKenzie and Rogers, 2015) largely reiterates previous criticisms levelled by ...

Ethical Criteria for Human Challenge Studies in Infectious Diseases

Ben Bambery, Michael Selgelid, Charles Weijer, Julian Savulescu, Andrew J. Pollard Public Health Ethics Abstract Purposeful infection of healthy volunteers with a microbial pathogen seems at odds with acceptable ethical standards, but is an important cont ...

It’s a Shame! Stigma Against Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: Examining the Ethical Implications for Public Health Practices and Policies

Emily Bell, Gail Andrew, Nina Di Pietro, Albert E. Chudley, James N. Reynolds, Eric Racine Public Health Ethics Abstract Stigma can influence the prevention and identification of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD), a leading cause of developmental del ...

The Return of Lombroso? Ethical Aspects of (Visions of) Preventive Forensic Screening

Christian Munthe, Susanna Radovic Public Health Ethics Abstract The vision of legendary criminologist Cesare Lombroso to use scientific theories of individual causes of crime as a basis for screening and prevention programmes targeting individuals at risk ...

Is Antimicrobial Resistance a Slowly Emerging Disaster?

A. M. Viens, Jasper Littmann Public Health Ethics Abstract The problem of antimicrobial resistance is so dire that people are predicting that the era of antibiotics may be coming to an end, ushering in a ‘post-antibiotic’ era. A comprehensive policy respo ...

The Ethical Significance of Antimicrobial Resistance

Jasper Littmann, A. M. Viens Public Health Ethics Abstract In this paper, we provide a state-of-the-art overview of the ethical challenges that arise in the context of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), which includes an introduction to the contributions to ...

Caribbean Heat Threatens Health, Well-being and the Future of Humanity

Cheryl C. Macpherson, Muge Akpinar-Elci Public Health Ethics Abstract Climate change has substantial impacts on public health and safety, disease risks and the provision of health care, with the poor being particularly disadvantaged. Management of the ass ...

A Global Public Goods Approach to the Health of Migrants

Heather Widdows, Herjeet Marway Public Health Ethics Abstract This paper explores a global public goods approach to the health of migrants. It suggests that this approach establishes that there are a number of health goods which must be provided to migran ...

The Restaurant Food Hot Potato: Stop Passing it on—A Commentary on Mah and Timming’s, ‘Equity in Public Health Ethics: The Case of Menu Labelling Policy at the Local Level’

Kathryn L. MacKay Public Health Ethics Abstract In the case discussion, ‘Equity in Public Health Ethics: The Case of Menu Labelling Policy at the Local Level’ (2014), Mah and Timming state that menu labelling would ‘place requirements for information disc ...

Consultation on liquor licensing laws in Northern Ireland

Department for Communities Consultation opened on 14 October 2019. Closing date 06 December 2019 at 17:00. The Department for Communities is seeking views on current liquor licensing laws, their impact, if any, and what changes could be considered in the ...

All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care Annual Review 2018

All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care Palliative Care Highlights of the Institute’s work throughout 2018 can now be seen in the AIIHPC’s Annual Review 2018. These activities involve members of Voices4Care and other service users, representa ...

Alcohol related harm profile 2019

Health Service Executive (HSE) Alcohol, Alcohol-related Harm The purpose of the profile is to provide a baseline from which trends can be measured at county level and to inform local planning and action to reduce alcohol harm. Carlow Alcohol Related H arm ...

Alcohol related harm profile 2017

Health Service Executive (HSE) alcoh The purpose of the profile is to provide a baseline from which trends can be measured at county level and to inform local planning and action to reduce alcohol harm. Cavan Alcohol Related Harm Profile 2017 Donegal Alco ...

Data protection and the health research regulations: Finding a way forward

Health Research Charities Ireland Data Protection The most recent meeting titled  Data Protection and the Health Research Regulations; Finding a Way Forward  took place in the Wood Quay venue on May 16th 2019. The report and recommendations from the meeti ...

Second European Union Minorities and Discrimination Survey Muslims – Selected findings

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights Equality, Discrimination, Data, Religion Muslims living in the EU face discrimination in a broad range of settings – and particularly when looking for work, on the job, and when trying to access public or priva ...

Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation

European Union (EU) Equality, Discrimination, Data, Workplace SUMMARY The directive aims to ensure that persons of a particular religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation do not suffer from discrimination and instead enjoy equal treatment i ...

Council Directive 2000/43/EC of 29 June 2000 implementing the principle of equal treatment between persons irrespective of racial or ethnic origin

European Union (EU) Equality, Discrimination, Data WHAT IS THE AIM OF THE DIRECTIVE? It aims to combat discrimination on the grounds of racial or ethnic origin. It lays down minimum requirements for implementing the principle of equal treatment between pe ...

The ageing workforce in Ireland: Working conditions, health and extending working lives

Economic & Social Research Institute (ESRI) Age, Working Ireland’s workforce is getting older. The proportion of the workforce aged 55 and over grew from 10 per cent in 1998 to almost 20 per cent in 2018. This is forecast to rise further. These result ...

European Prevention Curriculum: a handbook for decision-makers, opinion-makers and policy-makers in science-based prevention of substance use

EMCDDA Substance misuse This handbook has been developed with the primary purpose of providing specific reference material for the European Prevention Curriculum (EUPC) training courses. It also serves to provide a more general introduction to prevention ...

Estimates of the Population Aged 85 and Over, Northern Ireland, 2018 (and 2001 to 2017 revised)

Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) Population These statistics provide a further age breakdown of the mid-2018 population estimates of those aged 90 and over, by single year of age up to 104 years, and for those aged 105 and over. dat ...