Ethics in occupational health: deliberations of an international workgroup addressing challenges in an African context

BMC Medical Ethics 15 (1):48 (2014)
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International codes of ethics play an important role in guiding professional practice in developing countries. In the occupational health setting, codes developing by international agencies have substantial import on protecting working populations from harm. This is particularly so under globalisation which has transformed processes of production in fundamental ways across the globe. As part of the process of revising the Ethical Code of the International Commission on Occupational Health, an African Working Group addressed key challenges for the relevance and cogency of an ethical code in occupational health for an African context through an iterative consultative process



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