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Caroline Clarinval

Institution: University of Zurich

Affiliation: Institute of Biomedical Ethics

City: Zurich

Country: Switzerland

Caroline Clarinval worked for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) where she managed large-scale relief operations in contexts affected by conflict and natural disasters for a decade. She has a background in Communications and holds a Masters degree in Public Health from the University of Liverpool UK. At present, she works at the Federal Office of Public Health in Switzerland. Since 2011 she is enrolled as a PhD candidate at the Institute of Biomedical Ethics at the University of Zurich in Switzerland and focuses on elaborating an ethical framework to assist humanitarian aid workers in their decision-making process. As such, she aims at building on her 10 years field experience and her interest in ethical theories aiming at developing tools that assist humanitarian aid workers in their difficult task to allocate limited resources.

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