A Personalist Approach to Public-Health Ethics
Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2008 August; 86(8): 624-629
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Petrini, Carlo; Gainotti, Sabina; Requena, Pablo (2010)In public health ethics, as in bioethics, utilitarian approaches usually prevail, followed by Kantian and communitarian foundations. If one considers the nature and core functions of public health, which are focused on a ...
Ethical Models Underpinning Responses to Threats to Public Health: A Comparison of Approaches to Communicable Disease Control in Europe Gainotti, Sabina; Moran, Nicola; Petrini, Carlo; Shickle, Darren (2008-11)Increases in international travel and migratory flows have enabled infectious diseases to emerge and spread more rapidly than ever before. Hence, it is increasingly easy for local infectious diseases to become global ...
From Compulsory to Voluntary Immunisation: Italy's National Vaccination Plan (2005-7) and the Ethical and Organisational Challenges Facing Public Health Policy-Makers Across Europe Moran, N.E.; Gainotti, S.; Petrini, C. (2008-09)Increasing geographical mobility and international travel augment the ease and speed by which infectious diseases can spread across large distances. It is therefore incumbent upon each state to ensure that immunisation ...