Ethics

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Includes bribery and corruption. See also: Human rights / Medical donations

International Standards & Practice Guidelines (IS&Gs)

  1. Global health ethics programs
  2. Ethical issues in global health
  3. WHO Good Governance for Medicines Programs
  4. WHO–Why is good governance relevant to the pharmaceutical public sector?
  5. WHO sets up network to combat corruption in medicines procurement
  6. WHO Measuring Transparency in Medicines Registration, Selection and Procurement (2006)

Missions Specific Best Practices Documents

(Demonstrate Compliance with International Standards & Guidelines)

I. FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATION (FBO) OPEN-ACCESS DOCUMENTS:
A. Best Practices in Global Health Missions (BPGHM)
Bribery –No references to IS&Gs but appears to demonstrate compliance

B. Christian Medical Association of India (CMAI) Publications
Christian Medical Journal of India (CMJI)–Numerous articles, some contain no references to IS&Gs but appear to demonstrate compliance:
Where do you Draw the Line?

C. Contact Publication of the World Council of Churches (WCC) and former Christian Medical Commission (CMC). Includes numerous articles demonstrating FBO work in the establishment as well as promotion of IS&Gs.
Ethics: Taking sides in health care

II. SECULAR OPEN-ACCESS RESOURCES:
A. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health–Global Health (See Short-term missions re ethics & STM training)

B. The Lancet Global Health Series See especially:
Medicines, Society, and Industry 2002

Updated: Mar 2017