Write a formal paper (500-1,000 words in length), using APA format. A title page and a reference page are required, but an abstract, introduction, and conclusion are not. Include the following:
- Examine the previously addressed aspects of health policies, finance, global/national prevention, and/or treatment initiatives related to the health issue by identifying applicable ethics principles.
- Differentiate how application of the identified ethics principles to the health issue has resulted in population disparities.
- Hypothesize how existing disparities might be eliminated using alternate ethics principles.
- Critique whether the applicable ethics principles are consistent with the ANA’s Code of Ethics for Nurses.
Ebola Name: Institution: Instructor: Date: Ebola Question: #1 Being a highly contagious and infectious disease, Ebola virus disease (EVD) calls for a thoughtful application of ethical principles in a fresh environment. The very nature of the disease has resulted in a number of ethical principles which may vary depending on one organization to another (Indiana University Health, 2014). However, there are some common principles which are applicable when dealing with cases of Ebola all of which are drawn from the traditional clinical ethical principles of distributive justice, beneficence, nonmaleficence and precautionary wisdom. Ebola presents a huge challenge for the public health system specifically due to the risk the risk of transmission to healthcare worker and by extension the chances of further infections among the public. In essence, the disease increases the tension between the health wellbeing of patients with that of the healthcare workers (Indiana University Health, 2014). In this context, four major principles may be identified in relation to Ebola. The first is the duty to manage or contain the spread of the disease through all means available. The seco