An introduction to the field of Public Health Ethics (PHE) as applied to policy and practice responses in times of pandemic.

This document is based on a review of the literature on this subject carried out by the NCCHPP between May and August of 2009.

It contains a selection of relevant, representative, and accessible works that together provide a foundation for exploring the ethical implications of infectious disease control and pandemic response. In it, you will find:

  • Short summaries of a selection of seminal papers, frameworks and guidelines;
  • Links to additional resources on ethics and pandemics, including articles, presentations, case studies and other learning tools, and pertinent websites, blogs, and news sources.

Public Health Ethics – Selected Resources: Ethics in a Pandemic
33 pages