CAPPE - WHO Collaboration
World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Bioethics
The Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (CAPPE) is one of the six WHO's collaborating centres for bioethics. More
The purpose of this guidance is to inform Member States about the risks posed by accidents or the potential deliberate misuse of life sciences research and to propose measures to minimize these risks within the context of promoting and harnessing the power of the life sciences to improve health for all people. Click here to see the doc.
WHO's Stop TB Department and the Department of Ethics, Equity, Trade and Human Rights are pleased to announce the publication of the guidance document on Ethics and TB.
The document is the first of its kind to address a broad range of ethical issues arising in TB programmes, ranging from informed consent and isolation to health care workers' rights and obligations, and clinical and epidemiological studies. The document is currently being translated into the other UN languanges. Implementation activities in all WHO Regions are planned for 2011. Click here to see the doc.
3rd Issue of the Ethics and Health Newsletter, Spring 2010
'Inaugural Event of the Newly Designated WHO Collaborating Centre for Bioethics at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Australian National University'.
28-29 January 2010. Common Room, University House at The Australian National University. Co-organized by Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (CAPPE), the National Centre for Biosecurity, and University of Exeter as part of a Wellcome Trust Biomedical Ethics Enhancement project on “Building a Sustainable Capacity in Dual Use Bioethics”.
Click here for the Program.