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Julian Sheather, PhD is a writer and consultant ethicist. He is an adviser on health, ethics and
climate change to the World Health Organization, a special adviser in ethics and human rights to the British Medical Association, and a humanitarian ethics adviser to Médecins Sans Frontières. His
interests lie in climate ethics, health and human rights, medical ethics in times of conflict,
humanitarian ethics, clinical ethics and the ethics of public health. He writes widely on issues in
ethics, health, humanitarian ethics and climate change. He is the author of Is Medicine Still Good For us and a co-author of Medical Ethics Today, the BMA's handbook on medical ethics and medical law, Assessment of Mental Capacity (with the Law Society) and is a regular contributor to the British Medical Journal and The Journal of Medical Ethics. He sits on the British Medical Journal’s ethics committee, and was a member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics’ working group on ethical aspects of research in global health emergencies. He lectures widely both nationally and internationally on a range of topics in medical, humanitarian and environmental ethics.