Saúde global e bioética global




Covid-19, Saúde global, Bioética global, Vulnerabilidade


Covid-19 não é apenas uma ameaça nacional ou regional, mas global. Requer uma ação coordenada da comunidade global. Tal ação, conforme argumentado neste artigo, deve concentrar-se principalmente na questão de como prevenir a próxima pandemia. A humanidade foi advertida várias vezes sobre doenças emergentes e os riscos de pandemias, embora nenhuma resposta preparatória tenha sido realizada. As intervenções preventivas são possíveis desde que seja sabido como e onde surgem as doenças infeciosas. Tais intervenções procedem com base na vulnerabilidade e responsabilidade compartilhadas pela saúde global. O facto das intervenções terem sido inadequadas até ao momento pode ser considerado uma falha moral grave.


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Biografia do Autor

Henk ten Have, Center for Healthcare Ethics, Duquesne University

Professor emeritus, Center for Healthcare Ethics, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, United States; Research Professor, Anahuac University, Huixquilucan, Mexico. E-mail:


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ten Have H. Saúde global e bioética global. Cad. Ibero Am. Direito Sanit. [Internet]. 16º de setembro de 2021 [citado 5º de dezembro de 2023];10(3):50-65. Disponível em: