Ethics and Pharmaceuticals

February 2012

Global poverty, access to medication and the question of ethics; poor people around the world routinely suffer and die from highly treatable medical causes. What is the ethical responsibility of the developed world to this humanitarian crisis? What is the most effective way to address the underlying network of causes? Moderator Carol Epstein sits down with philosopher Kit Wellman and anthropologist Peter Benson to explore corporate and individual responsibility and a new idea called the Health Impact Fund.