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Yale Professor of philosophy Thomas Pogge has developed a solution to this paradigm of pharmaceutical development - the 'Health Impact Fund'.
by Jed Lea-Henry - 21/11/2014 - 5 comments
Three men and one woman and a personal tale of how prostate cancer affected them all.
by Susan Prior - 17/11/2014 - 11 comments
It is already apparent that the $92 million (about $90,000 per affected ACT house) spent by Government in the early 1990s on this same problem was substantially a waste of public money.
by Brendan O'Reilly - 5/11/2014 - 4 comments
So far 120,000 people have reported being infected but the real figure is probably closer to 200,000.
by Peter Curson - 28/10/2014 - 17 comments
In short, it appears a major corporate health provider has assumed control of a health insurer as a deliberate strategy for underwriting and expanding the demand for the services it delivers.
by David Gadiel - 23/10/2014 - 3 comments
If life is a fatal sexually transmitted condition, then more of us should be familiar with dying and death. It is the health care workers who see death and suffering - and it should be more of the community as a whole.
by Peter Baume - 15/10/2014 - 8 comments
Diseases that kill thousands are less of a challenge to the UN than diseases that kill millions.
by David Singer - 14/10/2014 - 6 comments
With military crises in Iraq and Ukraine, this Ebola crisis doesn't make the news, or even the Twittersphere, especially in Australia.
by Noel Wauchope - 24/09/2014 - 11 comments
The Sydney Morning Herald article asks why Brantly arrogantly assumed that God deemed him more worthy of saving than the 1400 people who have died of the disease.
by Monica Karal - 19/09/2014 - 85 comments
But if we just ignore all this will ebola simply follow the 'epidemic curve' and eventually burn itself out?
by Peter Curson - 18/09/2014 - 6 comments
Limited legislative models are a Trojan horse for a broader application. Whether such limitations are honestly held objectives or simply 'a foot in the door' matters little.
by Paul Russell - 10/09/2014 - 9 comments
The new science of epigenetics shows that genes and DNA are not static and do not control our biology, but are controlled by signals from outside the cell, including our positive and negative thoughts.
by Kay Stroud - 5/09/2014 - 15 comments

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