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HIV/AIDS reduces the relevance of the principle of individual medical confidentiality among the Bantu people of Southern Africa
The principle of individual medical confidentiality is one of the moral principles that Africa inherited unquestioningly from the West as part of Western medicine. The HIV/AIDS pandemic in SouthernExpand
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Proposing the LEGS framework to complement the WHO building blocks for strengthening health systems: One needs a LEG to run an ethical, resilient system for implementing health rights
The aim of this paper is to present a new framework to design and run a responsive and resilient health system. It can be used by both private and public, profit and non-profit organizations in orderExpand
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Factors Associated with Uptake of HIV Testing in Malawi: A Trend Analysis of the Malawi Demographic and Health Survey Data from 2004 to 2016
Introduction: Malawi is on track to achieving the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) 90-90-90 targets with the current performance estimated at 91-83-90 against the UNAIDS targets.Expand
The potential impact of intervention strategies on COVID-19 transmission in Malawi: A mathematical modelling study
Background COVID-19 mitigation strategies have been challenging to implement in resource-limited settings such as Malawi due to the potential for widespread disruption to social and economicExpand
Toward an African Ubuntu/Umunthu bioethics in Malawi in the context of globalization
Bioethics in Malawi is as old as humanity itself. The first settlers in Malawi had creation myths that talked about ethics and morality. According to the myths, ethics arose as a result of conflictsExpand
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Public Health Ethics and Rights in Healthcare Programmes
The chapter explains the nature of public health in Africa and discusses the development of public health ethics as an academic discipline. Also, it introduces the reader to basic theoreticalExpand
Bioethics and Its Development on the African Continent
What makes a good person good? Can a wrong action be a good action and consequently can a right action be a bad action? These are questions which have plagued philosophers and wise persons ofExpand
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Strengthening ethical community engagement in contemporary Malawi [version 1; peer review: 2 approved, 1 approved with reservations]
Although community engagement is increasingly promoted in global health research to improve ethical research practice, there is sometimes a disconnect between the broader moral ambitions forExpand
“It brought hope and peace in my heart:” Caregivers perceptions on kangaroo mother care services in Malawi
Background Kangaroo mother care (KMC) is an effective intervention for preterm and low birth weight infants. Effective implementation of KMC relies on a multidisciplinary team centering on theExpand