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Inequalities in Health: Concepts, Measures, and Ethics (Population-Level Bioethics) Hardcover – 10 October 2013

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Nir Eyal is Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine (Medical Ethics) at the Harvard Medical School, with a joint appointment at Harvard's Program in Ethics and Health. He is writing, among other things, on egalitarianism, consequentialism, health resource rationing, and ethical issues in the delivery of care in resource-poor settings. Samia A. Hurst is Swiss National Science Foundation professor of Bioethics at Geneva University's medical school in Switzerland, and member of several ethics committees including the research Ethics Review Committee at the World Health Organization. Her research focuses on fairness in clinical practice, and the protection of vulnerable persons. Ole F. Norheim is a physician specializing in internal medicine and professor in medical ethics, University of Bergen. He is currently heading the research project Priority Setting in Global Health. His research interests include fair resource allocation for health in high- and low-income countries, with particular emphasis on how to measure population-level impacts of priority setting decisions. Dan Wikler, a philosopher, is Mary B. Saltonstall Professor of Ethics and Population Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. He served as the first Staff Ethicist for the World Health Organization (1999-2001) and continues to work with World Health Organization on ethical issues in global health and health research. His principal research interests are ethical dimensions of population health research and policy.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ OUP USA; 1st edition (10 October 2013)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 348 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0199931399
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0199931392
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 670 g
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 23.62 x 3.56 x 16.26 cm

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