Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: forced sterilization

  • Rethinking public health law and ethics – a regional perspective

    Nadav Davidovitch Beer Sheva, Israel   Public health emerged as an organized discipline during the 19th century with the goal of improving the health of a nation as a whole. While its initial interests centered on infectious diseases, sanitation, and hygiene, its current health scope has grown to include issues such as health promotion, the…