Oceans of need in the desert: ethical issues identified while researching humanitarian agency response in Afghanistan.

@article{Michael2002OceansON,
  title={Oceans of need in the desert: ethical issues identified while researching humanitarian agency response in Afghanistan.},
  author={Markus Michael and Anthony B Zwi},
  journal={Developing world bioethics},
  year={2002},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={
          109-30
        }
}
This paper describes the interventions by the International Committee of the Red Cross to support a hospital in Afghanistan during the mid 1990s. We present elements of the interventions introduced in Ghazni, Afghanistan, and consider a number of ethical issues stimulated by this analysis. Ethical challenges arise whenever humanitarian interventions to deal with complex political emergencies are undertaken: among those related to the case study presented are questions concerning: a) whether… CONTINUE READING

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