Prof. Thomas Pogge: Global Health
Professor Thomas Pogge, Professor of Philosopy and International Affairs at Yale, is a political philosopher who has published widely on Kant and in moral and political philosophy, including books on John Rawls and global justice. His book World Poverty and Human Rights is widely regarded as one of the most important works on global justice. Professor Pogge talks about a non-profit organization he leads called Incentives for Global Health and its new flagship proposal â“ the Health Impact Fund (HIF). The HIF offers an innovative way of stimulating research and development of new medicines in order to provide them to patients -- especially those in the developing world -- at low prices.
Future Challenges - Interview with Thomas Pogge, Prof of Philosophy and Intern. Affairs, Yale
Prof. Thomas Pogge: Ungerechtes Gesundheitssystem - Yale-Professor zeigt weltweite Lösung auf
Fall 2010 Reflections Magazine forum on faith & poverty @ UN
Prof. Marcia Inhorn: Social Impact of Infertility in Middle East
Marcia Inhorn is the William K. Lanman Jr. Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs, Chair of the Council on Middle East Studies at the MacMillan Center, and a specialist on Middle Eastern gender and health issues. She has conducted research on the social impact of infertility and assisted reproductive technologies in Egypt, Lebanon, the United Arab Emirates, and Arab America over the past 20 years. Professor Inhorn is considered to be a pioneer in studying the role of technology in reproductive issues, especially in Muslim settings.
Cycle of Malnutrition
Global Health Issue - Malnutrition
Prof. Jennifer Ruger: Global Health & IOM Report
An Associate Professor at the Yale School of Public Health, and co-director of the Yale/World Health Organization Centre for Health Promotion, Policy, and Research, Professor Ruger is working to promote the creation of public health programs that make more efficient use of scarce resources while improving current healthcare practices. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) recently invited her to testify about how the management of global health institutions and governance might be improved. Professor Ruger talks about the IOM report on Global Health.
Health: Access to Essential Medicines
Why do millions of people around the world still die when there are medicines that could cure them? Access to medicines is being discussed internationally at every level. This topic is poorly understood but hotly debated.