Ethics Talk: Chronic Emergency and the Limits of Peace-Time Bioethics


Dr Thalia Arawi joins Ethics Talk to discuss the rise of states of “chronic emergency,” how health care workers can be protected when working in conflict zones, and how the international community needs to move beyond declarations to support those affected by war and conflict.

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Thalia Arawi, PhD is the founding director of the Salim El-Hoss Bioethics and Professionalism Program at the American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and Medical Center in Lebanon. Her research includes clinical ethics, biomedical ethics, philosophy of medicine, humanitarian medicine, ethics in conflict zones, mental health ethics, and medical education.

Recorded January 20, 2022.


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