International Symposium on Disaster Ethics
May 16, 2014 at Dublin City University

A collaboration between the Dublin City University School of Nursing & Human Sciences and Institute of Ethics and COST Action IS1201. Part of the President of Ireland's Ethics Initiative.

Programme

Introduction
Professor Bert Gordijn, Dublin City University Institute of Ethics, Ireland
Addressing Ethical Issues Triggered by Disasters: COST Action IS1201
Dr Dónal O’Mathúna, Dublin City University, Ireland; Chair, COST Action IS1201
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Ethical Challenges in Confronting Disasters
Professor Ruth Macklin, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
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Ethical Issues in Disaster Relief Work
Dr Chiara Lepora, Middle East Program Manager, Médicins Sans Frontières
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Does Planning for a Pandemic Make a Difference to the Decisions Made? Irish Emergency and Disaster Policy
Dr Kevin Kelleher, Assistant National Director, Health Protection, Health Service Executive, Ireland
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Film Screening of “Living in Emergency: Stories of Doctors Without Borders”
Introduction: Jane-Ann McKenna, Director of Médicins Sans Frontières, Ireland

Panel Discussion
  • Dr. Kevin Kelleher, Assistant National Director, Health Protection, Health Service Executive, Ireland
  • Lieutenant Colonel Jerry Lane, HQ Defence Forces Training Centre, The Curragh, Ireland
  • Dr Chiara Lepora, Middle East Program Manager, Médicins Sans Frontières
  • Professor Ruth Macklin, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
  • Jane-Ann McKenna, Director of Médicins Sans Frontières, Ireland
Book Launch
Disaster Bioethics. Normative Issues when Nothing is Normal (O’Mathúna, DP, Gordijn, B & Clarke, M (Eds.), Springer, New York, 2014)
Speaker: Dr Chiara Lepora, Middle East Program Manager, Médicins Sans Frontières

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