Medical ethics experts identify, address key issues in H1N1 pandemic
Published: Wednesday, September 23, 2009 - 13:29 in Health & Medicine The anticipated onset of a second wave of the H1N1 influenza pandemic could present a host of thorny medical ethics
While it's a question that we've been dealing with for the past week, it still remains to me the most interesting question. Does a drug company have an obligation to help developing nations? This question is most interesting because while the drug compani
Perhaps it's because we didn't get to it in time in last week's discussion, but I had thought that the most important question left unanswered was "which actions are voluntary?" It is not surprising that many spheres within the human life are overlapping.
The World Health Organization defines "health" as the complete physical, mental, and social well being. Given this definition, one has to realize how many factors affect our complete health ranging from the obvious to the not-so-obvious. Social Determinan
Society, Health, and Justice We have long known that the more affluent and better-educated members of a society tend to live longer and healthier lives: Ren Louis Villerm made this point as early as 1840, and it has been shown to hold for just about every
The issue of "Brain Drain" deals with multiple countries that educate health care professionals only to have them leave the country in order to take a job in a wealthier country. The numbers of health care professionals that continually escape the poverty