4025.0 Liberty, Equality and Justice in Public Health

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session discusses the conceptual foundations of public health ethics in relation to the theme of social justice. It will assess examples such as health promotion, behavior modification, and rationing during a pandemic.
Session Objectives: Identify the relationship among liberty, equality, and justice. Discuss the connection between health and individual liberty. Assess the social justice implications of promoting population health.

Fairness in rationing during a severe pandemic: Public perspectives
J. Eline Garrett, JD, Dorothy E. Vawter, PhD, Karen G. Gervais, PhD, Angela Witt Prehn, PhD and Debra A. DeBruin, PhD
Is Liberty Bad for Your Health?
Michael Allen, PhD, Philosophy

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Organized by: Ethics SPIG

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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