• Vol. 42 No. 5, 246–250
  • 15 May 2013

Ethical Considerations in the Review of Singapore’s H1N1 Pandemic Response Framework in 2009



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Preparedness and response planning for an influenza pandemic often involve difficult decisions that are fraught with ethical challenges. Ethical considerations are shaped by the local context and cultural values of a country. The ethical principles of equity, utility or efficiency, liberty, reciprocity, and solidarity are especially helpful in the context of an influenza pandemic preparedness planning.

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