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Human Rights and Global Health: A Research Program (in Metaphilosophy)

Pogge, Thomas

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One-third of all human lives end in early death from poverty-related causes. Most of these premature deaths are avoidable through global institutional reforms that would eradicate extreme poverty. Many are also avoidable through global health-system reform that would make medical knowledge freely available as a global public good. The rules should be redesigned so that the development of any new drug is rewarded in proportion to its impact on the global disease burden (not through monopoly...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/85327
Source: Metaphilosophy

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