Ethics

The Quandary of Organ Distribution

February 06, 2016  Farwa Feroze

The doctors felt they had no choice; they could not give this five-month-old baby a new heart, thus decreasing his life expectancy to only a few more months. This special baby, Maverick, was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect that could not be improved even after two failed surgeries. Maverick and millions of other people with disabilities do not qualify for organ transplants for different reasons.

This list is regularly updated, so please check back often for the latest headlines and press coverage.

 

The Covert Repercussions of Health Promotion

June 09, 2016  Farwa Feroze

“Don’t kill yourself and us too.”

“Chances are he won’t stay with you. What happens to me?”

When we find ourselves standing in front of a health promotion advertisement, we often only consider the message. What is the campaign promoting against?

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