The State, Society, Human Rights & Health. Ethical Challenges in the Development of New Interventions

Autor:Solomon R. Benatar
Cargo:Professor of Medicine at the University of Cape Town and Director of the UCT Bioethics Center

The theme of this presentation is that major impediments to the development of new interventions to improve global health comprise the combination of (1) an inadequate value system that is heavily dominated by selfish individualism, (2) an excessively downstream focus on health and (3) overriding emphasis on market forces. Moral imagination is required to move beyond the current impasse in which... (ver resumen completo)

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