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A ‘Nudge’ for Public Health Ethics: Libertarian Paternalism as a Framework for Ethical Analysis of Public Health Interventions?

Jean-Frédérick Ménard.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2010; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 6096 words.

Is it possible to interfere with individual decision-making while preserving freedom of choice? The purpose of this article is to assess whether ‘libertarian paternalism’, a set of...

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Access to Medicines

Thomas Pogge.

in Public Health Ethics

July 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 7465 words.

I would pay three million to go into space, says the banker to his attorney. — I wouldn't go if you paid me, the latter laughs, for me the French Riviera is quite exciting...

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Advance Monopoly Commitment?

Jorn Sonderholm.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 4077 words.

This article is a critical discussion of the Advance Market Commitment (AMC) proposal for how to incentivize research and development of drugs for neglected diseases. The main claim of the...

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Aging Research: Priorities and Aggregation

Colin Farrelly.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 7736 words.

Should we invest more public funding in basic aging research that could lead to medical interventions that permit us to safely and effectively retard human aging? In this paper I make the...

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Allocating Resources in Humanitarian Medicine

Samia A. Hurst, Nathalie Mezger and Alex Mauron.

in Public Health Ethics

April 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 7229 words.

Fair resource allocation in humanitarian medicine is gaining in importance and complexity, but remains insufficiently explored. It raises specific issues regarding non-ideal fairness,...

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Analysis of the Paternalistic Justification of an Agenda Setting Public Health Policy: The Case of Tobacco Plain Packaging

Thomas Boysen Anker.

in Public Health Ethics

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 13563 words.

This article analyses the paternalistic justification of the world’s first mandatory tobacco plain packaging policy, which came into force in Australia in 2012. The policy is setting...

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Answering the Empirical Challenge to Arguments for Universal Health Coverage Based in Health Equity

Lynette Reid.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 10025 words.

Temkin asks how we should distribute resources between the social determinants of health (SDOH) and health care; Sreenivasan argues that if our goal is fair opportunity, funding universal...

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Assuring Adequate Protections in International Health Research: A Principled Justification and Practical Recommendations for the Role of Community Oversight

David Buchanan, Sibusiso Sifunda, Nasheen Naidoo, Shamagonam James and Priscilla Reddy.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 7478 words.

The analysis presented here lays out the ethical warrants for requiring community oversight of health research conducted in international settings. It reviews the inadequacies with the...

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Behavior Change or Empowerment: On the Ethics of Health-Promotion Strategies

Per-Anders Tengland.

in Public Health Ethics

July 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 9552 words.

There are several strategies to promote health in individuals and populations. Two general approaches to health promotion are behavior change and empowerment. The aim of this article is to...

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Belinda Bennett. <i>Health Law's Kaleidoscope: Health Law Rights in a Global Age</i>

Anna Smajdor.

in Public Health Ethics

November 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Biology; Bioethics and Medical Ethics; Medical Ethics; Public Health. 622 words.

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