Adding Nonideal Agents to Work Out a Pending Debt

Florencia Luna

in Law and Global Health

Published in print May 2014 | ISBN: 9780199688999
Published online August 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191768118 | DOI:

Series: Current Legal Issues

Adding Nonideal Agents to Work Out a Pending Debt

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This chapter first presents some empirical facts about global health. It considers the challenges posed by diseases such as malaria, river blindness, and dengue, and why their control or cure can be considered extremely complex. It then outlines possible responsible agents that should tackle global health. Because of the partial compliance and practical obstacles to putting ideal theories into practice, it considers a nonideal approach. It defends the need to consider a plurality of responsible agents to ameliorate global health. Finally, it analyses a real case and demonstrates the feasibility of this proposal based on multiple strategies and various responsible agents

Keywords: global health; health policy; public health; responsible agents

Chapter.  7446 words. 

Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law

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