health equity

July 6, 2022

Bioethicist offers reasons to have a document that would guide global distribution of vaccines and medications during pandemics.

June 24, 2022

The healthcare system reaffirms its support for access to abortion care. A Q&A addresses potential impacts of the court decision.

November 30, 2021

Omicron renews nations’ interest in travel bans and other policies that harshly affect marginalized populations, a bioethicist says.

October 8, 2021

Millions of people in low-income countries should have basic vaccine protection first, two bioethicists argue.

July 11, 2021

Temporarily setting aside an intellectual property pact to speed global COVID-19 vaccinations is the right thing to do, two bioethicists write.

July 14, 2021

Globally and domestically, passports would likely amplify existing gaps, paper says, arguing instead for a broader ‘flexible pass.’

UW Medicine nurse prepares COVID-19 vaccine for patient in Federal Way, Washington.
April 6, 2021

This week UW Medicine nurses and staff from Harborview Medical Center brought a pop-up clinic to the Pacific Islander Community Center in Federal Way, Washington, about 25 miles south of Seattle.

April 6, 2021

$1 million grant bolsters access to vaccines in King County communities most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 3, 2021

An analysis argues that embracing an African-based ethic of solidarity will yield a fairer global response to disease outbreaks.

March 11, 2021

In a Q&A, a UW Medicine bioethicist discusses equitable distribution and reasons to be hopeful, despite the hoarding by wealthy nations so far.

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