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Improving Global Health: Counting Reasons Why

Selgelid, Michael


This paper examines cumulative ethical and self-interested reasons why wealthy developed nations should be motivated to do more to improve health care in developing countries. Egalitarian and human rights reasons why wealthy nations should do more to improve global health are that doing so would (1) promote equality of opportunity, (2) improve the situation of the worst-off, (3) promote respect of the human right to have one's most basic needs met, and (4) reduce undeserved inequalities in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Developing World Bioethics
DOI: 10.1111/j.1471-8847.2007.00185.x


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