•  1023
    Social Cohesion, Trust, and Government Action Against Pandemics
    Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics 30 (4): 182-188. 2020.
    The rapid spread of SARS-CoV-2 and its corresponding COVID-19 is challenging national preparedness and response ability to pandemics. No one is prepared well, but governments around the world must respond as effectively and efficiently as possible to pandemics, and every occurrence of such worldwide disease must be a lesson for preparedness. While plans and programs may be in place to arrest the rapid spread of the virus, the success of any state intervention relies much on how cohesive the soci…Read more
  •  16
    Confidentiality of medical data and public safety and health
    Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics 30 (5): 221-225. 2020.
    The principle of confidentiality and privacy of medical data is an important patient safeguard, and it is rooted in fundamental human rights and ethics principles. The call for the voluntary waiving of confidentiality and privacy by COVID+ and suspected patients by involved healthcare and legal organizations in the Philippines has put into the debate table its ethical and legal permissibility. The common rule is confidentiality and privacy of information is not absolute, and there are laws delin…Read more
  •  15
    Ethical guidelines for COVID-19 triage management
    with Nader Ghotbi, Maria do Céu Patrão Neves, Mireille D'Astous, Rhyddhi Chakraborty, Esra Bilir, Thalia Arawi, Anke Weisheit, Hasan Erbay, Jasdev Singh Rai, Anthony Mark Cutter, Mouna Ben Aziz, and Darryl R. J. Macer
    Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics 30 (5): 201-206. 2020.