2021 Oral Presentation – Public Health Ethics

Dr Giuliana Fuscaldo1, Professor Lynn Gillam1, Dr Lisa Mitchell1 1Eastern Health Clinical School Monash University, Australia Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD) became legally available in Victoria in July 2019. However, not all health practitioners are supportive of VAD and some have...
  • July 15, 2021
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Professor Ainsley Newson1, Dr Lisa Dive1 1Sydney Health Ethics, University of Sydney, , Australia Reproductive genetic carrier screening (RCS) has existed in various forms for over half a century. Originally offered to people with certain ethnic backgrounds or a particular...
  • July 15, 2021
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Mr Sam Roach1 1Queensland University Of Technology, Brisbane, Australia Longitudinal studies indicate that the Australian public has become increasingly hesitant about receiving the COVID-19 vaccines.  Historically, Australia has implemented coercive policies to improve vaccination uptake. For example, the No Jab,...
  • July 15, 2021
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Dr Lisa Dive1, Professor Ainsley Newson1 1University Of Sydney, Camperdown, Australia The severity of genetic conditions is frequently appealed to in discussions of the use of genetic information in reproduction. Focusing on reproductive genetic carrier screening (RCS), we address two...
  • July 13, 2021
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Mr Timothy Kariotis1 1Melbourne School Of Government, , Australia When unlocked from the institutional and individual siloes within which it is held, health data has huge potential to transform public health. One way the siloes of health data are being...
  • July 13, 2021
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Dr Cheryl Mack1, Dr. Malgorzata  Gasperowicz2, Cameron  Cattell3 1University Of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, 2University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada, 3University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada Models are broadly used in many industries, such as weather forecasting, financial planning, wildfire management, and transportation....
  • July 13, 2021
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Dr Mary Walker1 1La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia Alcohol causes significant health harms that may be chronic (e.g. contributing to cancer risk) or acute (e.g. traffic accidents). It causes social harms including crime, domestic and stranger violence, and child neglect....
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Dr Monique Jonas1 1School of Population Health, University Of Auckland, , New Zealand In an interview reflecting upon his work as advisor to US President Trump during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr Anthony S Fauci revealed that...
  • July 13, 2021
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Ms Milla McLean1 1School of Medicine, Deakin University, Waurn Ponds, Australia Vaccination is an important tool in the public health toolbox. The benefits of vaccination are not only for the individual but extend to the entire community. While there are...
  • July 13, 2021
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Dr G. Owen Schaeffer2, Ms Tess Johnson1, Mr Ryan Friets2, Dr Jonathan Pugh1, Dr Sumytra Menon2, Professor Julian Savulescu1 1Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, University Of Oxford, United Kingdom, 2Centre for Biomedical Ethics, National University of Singapore, , Singapore...
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