The Israeli Field Hospital in Haiti — Ethical Dilemmas in Early Disaster Response
Merin, O., Ash, N., Levy, G., et al. (2010). The Israeli Field Hospital in Haiti — Ethical Dilemmas in Early Disaster Response. The New England Journal of Medicine. 362:e38.
The authors of this article summarize their experience with establishing a field hospital in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake, including managing limited resources which continuously presented them with complex ethical issues. The Israeli government dispatched 230 military task force personnel to support this field hospital. Their mission was to extend lifesaving medical help to as many people as possible.