Community Engagement in Ethics and Ebola: Public Health Planning and Response

Learning Objectives

Students should be able to:

1. Discuss the importance of community engagement as it relates to public health emergency planning and response efforts.

2. Identify ways in which community engagement can facilitate ethical public health planning and response.

3. Consider different ways to engage communities in public health decision making both domestically and internationally.


Download module here.

Download the Background module on community engagement here.


Listen to "Episode 2: Ethics and Ebola", an episode of Ethically Sounda podcast of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues.


Ethically Sound Episodes

The Bioethics Commission has launched a new podcast series entitled Ethically Sound.  

Each podcast is playable direct online from the link(s) below or from SoundCloud, iTunes or the Ethically Sound Playlist on Youtube.  Follow the hashtag #EthicallySound for launch announcements.

Safeguarding Children

Ethics and Ebola

Anticipate and Communicate

Privacy & Progress

Gray Matters

New Directions

Moral Science

Ethically Impossible

Bioethics for Every Generation

Charting a Path Forward

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