Advancing Global Bioethics

An Ethical Framework for Global Governance for Health Research

Authors: Aramesh, Kiarash

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  • The first book to cover the topic of Global Governance for Health Research
  • Presents an ethical framework that is useful for various parties involved in international health research
  • Includes a detailed ethical analysis of the significant challenges in the field of global health research
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This book provides a comprehensive description and ethical analysis of one of the most challenging areas: international health research. Furthermore, it provides a vivid portrait of the current situation of global governance for health research and its main challenges and suggests a comprehensive and universal ethical framework based on the existing theories and frameworks. This work is a must-read for all the students, scholars, professionals, activists, and policy-makers who are involved or interested in the global health research enterprise and its governance and ethics.


About the authors

Kiarash Aramesh M.D., Ph.D., is the director of The James F. Drane Bioethics Institute at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (EUP). He is also a faculty member at the Department of Biology and Health Sciences at the School of Science and Health Professions, EUP. Before starting his current position in 2018, he was a faculty member at Medical Ethics and History of Medicine Research Center at Tehran University of Medical Sciences and a scholar in residence at the Center for Healthcare Ethics at Duquesne University. He is a medical doctor, and his specialty is in community medicine. He has also received a Ph.D. degree in Healthcare Ethics from Duquesne University. His Ph.D. dissertation was supervised by Henk ten Have who is a world scholar in the field of global bioethics.  Over the past fourteen years, Dr. Aramesh has been involved in various research oversight and monitoring activities in Iran, including the membership of Research Ethics Committees and developing and updating the national ethical guidelines for biomedical research in Iran. He has published numerous research articles, books, and book chapters in Persian and English, delivered several invited lectures in domestic and international conferences, and has taught several courses in the areas of his interest including bioethics, research ethics, global bioethics, and religious bioethics in different countries including Iran and the USA. In 2013 and 2014 he stayed for one year as a visiting scholar at the Department of Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). His scholarly work in different countries and academic centers along with the opportunity of working closely with the leaders in the fields of research ethics and global bioethics, also his first-hand experience on the bioethical issues both in developing and developed countries, has provided him with remarkable knowledge, experience, and insight to contribute in the scholarly endeavors for dealing with the ethical challenges facing the global health research sector.


Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)

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eBook $69.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
An Ethical Framework for Global Governance for Health Research
Authors
Series Title
Advancing Global Bioethics
Series Volume
15
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-31132-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-31132-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-31131-5
Series ISSN
2212-652X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 180
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations
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