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Ethics in Public Health

  1. Content type: EditorialNotes

    This issue of Public Health Reviews is dedicated to exploring the origins of the modern dialogue on public health ethics, which are based on historic religious and humanistic origins and long held medical and pub...

    Authors: Theodore H. Tulchinsky and Antoine Flahault

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2012 34:1

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  2. Content type: OriginalPaper

    When we consider the literature that has been produced exploring approaches to public health ethics, it is rare to find any mention of solidarity. One obvious conclusion is that solidarity is a meaningless or ...

    Authors: Angus Dawson and Bruce Jennings

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2012 34:4

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  3. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Fluoridation of community drinking water for prevention of dental caries commenced in the United States in 1945 and has become one of the major achievements of public health according to the US Center for Dise...

    Authors: Shlomo P. Zusman

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2012 34:6

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  4. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Background: Disregard of Hippocratic medical ethics by major leaders in the Public Health establishment and the leadership role played by physicians during the Nazi era in Germany (1933–1945) pose continuing cha...

    Authors: Jutta Lindert, Yael Stein, Hans Guggenheim, Jouni J. K. Jaakkola and Rael D. Strous

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2012 34:8

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  5. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Health promotion ethics is moral deliberation about health promotion and its practice. Although academics and practitioners have been writing about ethics, and especially values, in health promotion for decade...

    Authors: Stacy M. Carter, Alan Cribb and John P. Allegrante

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2012 34:9

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  6. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Public health ethics is gaining recognition as a vital topic for public health education. The subject was highlighted in a Delphi survey of future priorities of member schools of The Association of Schools of ...

    Authors: Carmen Aceijas, Caroline Brall, Peter Schröder-Bäck, Robert Otok, Els Maeckelberghe, Louise Stjernberg, Daniel Strech and Theodore H. Tulchinsky

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2012 34:10

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  7. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Background: Research ethics review practices vary considerably across countries and this variability poses a challenge for international research programmes. Although published guidelines exist, which describe u...

    Authors: Nancy Edwards, Sarah Viehbeck, Riitta-Maija Hämäläinen, Diana Rus, Thomas Skovgaard, Ien van de Goor, Adriana Valente, Ahmed Syed and Arja R. Aro

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2012 34:11

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  8. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Publication in peer-reviewed journals is a key part of advancement in science and a vital part of development of the scientific basis for public health practice. The process of publication should promote rigor...

    Authors: Selena Gray

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2012 34:12

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  9. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Vaccinations are one of public health’s greatest achievements. However, an ethical dilemma lies in the balance of personal autonomy and choice versus protection of the entire at risk population. Vaccines have ...

    Authors: Alvin Nelson El Amin, Michelle T. Parra, Robert Kim-Farley and Jonathan E. Fielding

    Citation: Public Health Reviews 2012 34:14

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