Antimicrobial Resistance

Disaster & Public Health Bioethics

  • O’Mathúna, D. (2016). Ideal and nonideal moral theory for disaster bioethics. Human Affairs, 26(1), 8–17.

Disability in Global Health Emergencies and Humanitarian Crises


  • Clinical Trials, 13(1). (February 2016). Clinical Trials During the Ebola Crisis: A Series of Articles and Commentaries Describing the Challenges of Conducting Clinical Research During a Lethal Epidemic.
  • Harman (2016). Ebola, gender and conspicuously invisible women in global health governance. Third World Quarterly, 37(3), 524-541.
  • Koralek, T., Runnerstrom, M. G., Brown, B. J., Uchegbu, C., & Basta, T. B. (2016). Lessons from Ebola: Sources of Outbreak Information and the Associated Impact on UC Irvine and Ohio University College Students. PLoS Currents, 8.
  • Schopper, D., Ravinetto, R., Schwartz, L., Kamaara, E., Sheel, S., Segelid, M. J., … Upshur, R. (2016). Research Ethics Governance in Times of Ebola. Public Health Ethics, 10(1), 49–61.
  • Dawson, A. J. (2015). Ebola: what it tells us about medical ethics. Journal of Medical Ethics, 41(1), 107–110.
  •  Moon, S., Sridhar, D., Pate, M. A., Jha, A. K., Clinton, C., Delaunay, S., … Garrett, L. (2015). Will Ebola change the game? Ten essential reforms before the next pandemic. The report of the Harvard-LSHTM Independent Panel on the Global Response to Ebola. The Lancet, 386(10009), 2204–2221.
  • Smith, M. J., & Upshur, R. E. G. (2015). Ebola and Learning Lessons from Moral Failures: Who Cares about Ethics? Public Health Ethics, 9(3), 305–318.
  • The American Journal of Bioethics, 15(4). (April 9, 2015).

Futures Methods

  • Alexander, DE; (2015) Disaster and Emergency Planning for Preparedness, Response, and Recovery. In: Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science. (pp. 1-20). Oxford University Press: Oxford
  • Bennett, DeeDee, Brenda D. Phillips, and Elizabeth Davis. “The future of accessibility in disaster conditions: How wireless technologies will transform the life cycle of emergency management.” Futures 87 (2017): 122-132.
  • Brey, Philip. (2017) “Ethics of emerging technology.” In The ethics of technology: Methods and approaches, edited by Sven Ove Hansson, pp. 175-191. London; New York, Rowman and Littlefiled.
  • Enders, Alexandra, and Zachary Brandt. “Using geographic information system technology to improve emergency management and disaster response for people with disabilities.” Journal of Disability Policy Studies 17, no. 4 (2007): 223-229.
  • Garrett, Martha J. Health futures: a handbook for health professionals. World Health Organization, 1999.
  • Glenn, Jerome. C. and Gordon, Theodor. (eds). (2009). Futures research methodology-Version 3-0. T. J. Editorial desconocida. Washington, DC.
  • Gordon, Theodore J. “1,000 futures: testing resiliency using plausible future headlines.” World Future Review 8, no. 2 (2016): 75-86.
  • Heinonen, Sirkka, Osmo Kuusi, and Hazel Salminen, eds. How Do We Explore Our Futures?: Methods of Futures Research. Finnish Society for Futures Study, 2017
  • Lakoff, Andrew. Unprepared: Global health in a time of emergency. Univ of California Press, 2017
  • Lanfranchi, Vitaveska. “Machine Learning and Social Media in Crisis Management: Agility vs Ethics.” In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management. IMT Mines Albi-Carmaux (École Mines-Télécom), 2017.
  • Masum, Hassan, Jody Ranck, and Peter A. Singer. “Five promising methods for health foresight.” Foresight 12, no. 1 (2010): 54-66.
  • Sliuzas, Richard V. (2018). Grappling with the city – disaster Nexus. Inaugural Lecture, November 22, 2018. University of Twente. URL =
  • WHO Simulation Exercise Manual. Geneva: World Health Organization; 2017. Licence: CC BY-NC- SA 3.0 IGO.

Lancet series: Health in Humanitarian Crises (June 8, 2017)

  • Samarasekera, U., & Horton, R. (2017). Improving evidence for health in humanitarian crises. Lancet, 390(10109), 2223-2224.
  • Waldman, R. J. & Toole, M. J. (2017). Where is the science in humanitarian health? Lancet, 390(10109), 2224-2226.
  • Hawkins, V., & Pérache, A. H. (2017). Humanitarian medicine is more than a technical exercise. Lancet, 390(10109), 2226-2227.
  • O’Mathúna, D., & Siriwardhana, C. (2017). Research ethics and evidence for humanitarian health. Lancet, 390(10109), 2228-2229.
  • Lane, R. (2017). Moses Massaquoi: health leader in humanitarian crises. Lancet, 390(10109).
  • Blanchet, K., Ramesh, A., Frison, S., Warren, E., Hossain, M., Smith, J., … Roberts, B. (2017). Evidence on public health interventions in humanitarian crises. Lancet, 390(10109), 2287-2296.
  • Checchi, F., Warsame, A., Treacy-Wong, V., Polonsky, J., van Ommeren, M., & Prudhon, C. (2017). Public health information in crisis-affected populations: a review of methods and their use for advocacy and action. Lancet, 390(10109), 2297-2313.
  • Colombo, S., & Pavignani, E. (2017). Recurrent failings of medical humanitarianism: intractable, ignored, or just exaggerated? Lancet, 390(10109), 2314-2324.
  • Spiegel, P. B. (2017). The humanitarian system is not just broke, but broken: recommendations for future humanitarian action. Lancet, 390(10109), 2314-2324.
  • Elamein, M., Bower, H., Valderrama, C., Zedan, D., Rihawi, H., Almilaji, K., … AbouZeid, A. (2017). Attacks against health care in Syria, 2015-16: results from a real-time reporting tool. Lancet, 390(10109), 2278-2286.


  • Caplan, A. L., & Amrit, R. (2016). The Ethical Challenges of Compassionate Use. JAMA, 315(10), 979–980.

Research Ethics

  • Haire, B. (2018). Aspects of disaster research ethics applicable to other contexts. BMJ, 44(1), 9–10.
  • Tansey, C. M., Anderson, J., Boulanger, R. F., Eckenwiler, L., Pringle, J., Schwartz, L., & Hunt, M. (2017). Familiar ethical issues amplified: how members of research ethics committees describe ethical distinctions between disaster and non-disaster research. BMC Medical Ethics, 18(1).
  • Clinical Trials, 13(1). (February 2016). Clinical Trials During the Ebola Crisis: A Series of Articles and Commentaries Describing the Challenges of Conducting Clinical Research During a Lethal Epidemic.
  • Chiumento, A., Khan, M. N., Rahman, A., & Frith, L. (2016). Managing Ethical Challenges to Mental Health Research in Post-Conflict Settings: Ethical Challenges to Research in Post-conflict Settings. Developing World Bioethics, 16(1), 15–28.
  • Hunt, M., Tansey, C. M., Anderson, J., Boulanger, R. F., Eckenwiler, L., Pringle, J., & Schwartz, L. (2016). The Challenge of Timely, Responsive and Rigorous Ethics Review of Disaster Research: Views of Research Ethics Committee Members. PLOS ONE, 11(6), e0157142.
  • Venkatapuram, S. (2016). Justice and Global Health Research. The American Journal of Bioethics, 16(10), 46–47.
  • Schopper, D., Dawson, A., Upshur, R., Ahmad, A., Jesani, A., Ravinetto, R., … Singh, J. (2015). Innovations in research ethics governance in humanitarian settings. BMC Medical Ethics, 16(1).


  • Ho, C. W.-L. (2017). CIOMS guidelines remain conservative about vulnerability and social justice. Indian Journal of Medical Ethics, II(3), 175–179.
  • Durocher, E., Chung, R., Rochon, C., & Hunt, M. (2016). Understanding and Addressing Vulnerability Following the 2010 Haiti Earthquake: Applying a Feminist Lens to Examine Perspectives of Haitian and Expatriate Health Care Providers and Decision-Makers. Journal of Human Rights Practice, 8(2), 219–238.




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