Webinar series:
The Ethics of the Covid-19 Pandemic: Nordic Perspectives

Part 4: Justifying Policy Choices in a Pandemic

When: 19 March at 11:00 - 12:00 (CET)

Watch the webinar here

The Nordic Committee of bioethics (NCBIO) is hosting a webinar series on bioethical aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Nordic countries. The aim is to identify ethical aspects of the pandemic, to look at policies and debates with a view on differences and similarities between the countries.

The fourth webinar in the series will discuss the handling of the Icelandic authorities of Covid-19. Their decision making will be evaluated in light of both substantial and procedural principles of public health ethics.

Keynote speaker: 
Vilhjálmur Árnason
Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Centre for Ethics, University of Iceland

Kristine Bærøe
Associate Professor, Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care Bergen Centre for Ethics and Priority Setting

Janne Rothmar Herrmann
JUR Centre for Advanced Studies in Biomedical Innovation Law,
University of Copenhagen
and member of the NCBio