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Wilson K, von Tigerstrom B, McDougall CW. Protecting global health security through the International Health Regulations: requirements and challenges. Canadian Medical Association Journal 2008; 179(1):
44-48.


Wilson K, McDougall CW, Lazar H, Fidler DP. Strategies for implementing the new International Health Regulations in decentralized  states. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2008; 86(3): 215-220.

McDougall CW, Wilson K. Canada’s obligations to global public health security under the revised International Health Regulations. Health  Law Review 2007; 16(1): 25-32.

Attaran A, Wilson K. Legal and epidemiological justification for federal authority in public health emergencies. McGill Law Journal 2007;52:381-414.

Wilson K. Pandemic threats and the need for new emergency legislation  in Canada. Healthcare Policy / Politiques de Sante. 2006;2:35-42.

Wilson K, MacLennan C. Federalism and public health law in Canada: opportunities and unanswered questions. Health Law Review 2005:14;3-13.

Wilson K, Lazar H. Planning for the next pandemic threat: defining the federal role in public health emergencies. Policy Matters 2005 November; 6 (5).

Wilson K. The complexities of multi-level governance in public health. Canadian Journal of Public Health 2004;95:409-411.

Nuffield Council on Bioethics. Public health ethics: ethical issues. London, England: Nuffield Council on Bioethics 2007 November. pdf icon

Dawson A, Verweij M. The steward of the Millian state. Public Health Ethics 2008; 1(3):193-5. pdf icon

Joint Centre for Bioethics Pandemic Ethics Working Group. The duty to care in a pandemic. Am J Bioeth. 2008 Aug;8(8):31-3. [PubMed]

Keelan J, Pavri-Garcia V, Tomlinson G, Wilson K. YouTube as a source of information on immunization: a content analysis. JAMA. 2007 Dec 5;298(21):2482-4.pdf icon

Bensimon CM, Tracy CS, Bernstein M, Shaul RZ, Upshur RE. A qualitative study of the duty to care in communicable disease outbreaks. Soc Sci Med. 2007 Dec;65(12):2566-75. Epub 2007 Aug 31.pdf icon

Ruderman C, Tracy CS, Bensimon CM, Bernstein M, Hawryluck L, Shaul RZ, Upshur RE. On pandemics and the duty to care: whose duty? who cares? BMC Med Ethics. 2006 Apr 20;7:E5. pdf icon

Thompson AK, Faith K, Gibson JL, Upshur RE. Pandemic influenza preparedness: an ethical framework to guide decision-making. BMC Med Ethics. 2006 Dec 4;7:E12.pdf icon

University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics Pandemic Influenza Working Group. Stand on Guard for Thee: Ethical considerations in preparedness planning for pandemic influenza. November 2005. pdf icon

Gibson JL, Martin DK, Singer PA. Evidence, economics and ethics: resource allocation in health services organizations. Healthc Q. 2005;8(2):50-9, 4.

Tracy CS, Upshur RE, Daar AS. Avian influenza and pandemics. N Engl J Med. 2005 May 5;352(18):1928.pdf icon

Ritvo P, Wilson K, Willms D, Upshur R, Goldman A, Kelvin D, Rosenthal KL, Rinfret A, Kaul R, Krahn M; CANVAC Sociobehavioural Study Group. Vaccines in the public eye. Nat Med. 2005 Apr;11(4 Suppl):S20-4.pdf icon

Singer PA, Benatar SR, Bernstein M, Daar AS, Dickens BM, MacRae SK, Upshur RE, Wright L, Shaul RZ. Ethics and SARS: lessons from Toronto. BMJ. 2003 Dec 6;327(7427):1342-4. pdf icon

Thompson A, Robertson A, Upshur R.  Public health ethics: towards a research agenda. Acta Bioethica. 2003; 9(2).

Upshur R.  Ethics and infectious disease. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2008 August;86(8):654. pdf

McDougall CW, Upshur RE, Wilson K. Emerging norms for the control of emerging epidemics. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2008 August; 86(8):643-5. pdf

Wilson K, Gardam M, McDougall C, Attaran A, Upshur R. Comment on: PLoS Med. 2007 May; 4(5):e197 WHO’s response to global public health threats: XDR-TB. PLoS Med. 2007 July 31;4(7):e246. pdf

Bensimon CM, Upshur RE. Evidence and effectiveness in decision-making for quarantine. American Journal of Public Health 2007 April; 97 Supplement 1:S44-8.Epub 2007 April 5. pdf

RE Upshur. Enhancing the legitimacy of public health response in pandemic influenza planning; lessons from SARS. Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine 2005 October; 78(5):335-42. pdf

Wilson K, McDougall C, Upshur R; Joint Centre for Bioethics SARS Global Health Ethics Research Group. The new International Health Regulations and the federalism dilemma. PLoS Medicine 2006 January; 3(1):e1. Epub 2005 December 20. pdf

Tracy CS, Upshur RE, Daar AS. Comment on: New England Journal of Medicine 2005 January 27;352(4):405-7. Avian influenza and pandemics. New England Journal of Medicine 2005 May 5; 352(18):1928. pdf

Bell JA, Hyland s, DePellegrin T, Upshur RE, Bernstein M, Martin DK. SARS and hospital priority setting: a qualitative case study and evaluation. BMC Health Services Research 2004 December 19; 4(1):36. pdf

Nickell LA, Crighton EJ, Tracy CS, Al-Enazy H, Bolaji Y, Hanjrah S, Hussain A, Makhlouf S, Upshur RE. Psychosocial effects of SARS on hospital staff: survey of a large tertiary care institution. CMAJ 2004 March 2; 170(5):793-8. pdf

Bevan JC, Upshur RE. Anesthesia, ethics and severe acute respiratory syndrome. Canadian Journal of Anesthesia 2003 December; 50(10):977-9, 979-82 [article in English and French]. pdf

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