Consequentialist Utilitarianism In Public Health

Words: 102
Pages: 1

Consequentialist utilitarianism is applied when it comes to public health. It is about making decisions for the greatest good for the greatest number, which is the population. For example, CDC is pushing for the vaccination and immunization of the vulnerable population, especially children, to prevent diseases. On the other hand, self-determination cry of the parents is against this effort because of the belief that vaccination and immunization cause negative outcomes to the health of the child. CDC and utilitarianism proponents have ask not only parents but also the population to think of the impact or consequences of their actions in the