Oct 03

Guidelines on Ethical Issues in Public Health Surveillance

AJPH – The World Health Organization, Public Health Ethics, and Surveillance: Essential Architecture for Social Well-Being

Amy Fairchild et al ; http://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/10.2105/AJPH.2017.304019
“…In June 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued “Guidelines on Ethical Issues in Public Health Surveillance”. This is the first document to address the challenge of surveillance on a global
stage and the first set of international guidelines in which the ethics of public health, rather than (bio)medical ethics, serves as a normative framework…” Analysis & background of these guidelines.  The authors played a role in formulating them.

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