A profound breach of that trust occurs when those professionals not only violate the “do no harm” maxim they pledged when taking the Hippocratic oath, but do so through the misuse of the licenses and privileges they’ve been granted in exchange for our trust. That’s happening right now on our southern border

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Dinnertime is nearing, and the kitchen in this tidy home is buzzing. Lamyaa Manty, a 29-year-old Iraqi refugee, wears a neon-pink T-shirt and stirs a big pot of eggplant, onion, potatoes and tomatoes on the stove, a staple of Iraqi cooking called tepsi

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Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics Faculty and others respond to the recent executive order, US refugee resettlement and policy, and related public health and bioethics concerns.

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Our Nancy Kass writes “There are different political philosophies about the responsibilities of states regarding whether to accept refugees. While there is a political philosophy that might be called Nationalist in perspective that says, essentially, “Not my Problem,” the predominant philosophy globally is different.”

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Doctors and other medical staff at Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital are refusing to discharge refugee children back into detention. They feel it is an unsafe environment that would be detrimental to their health

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The Syrian Refugee Crisis

October 1, 2015

Searching for solutions: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Symposium featuring our Leonard Rubenstein

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