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Biotechnology, justice and health

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New biotechnologies have the potential to both dramatically improve human well-being and dramatically widen inequalities in well-being. This paper addresses a question that lies squarely on the fault line of these two claims: When as a matter of justice are societies obligated to include a new biotechnology in a national healthcare system? This question is approached from the standpoint of a twin aim theory of justice, in which social structures, including nation-states, have double-barreled ...

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Peer reviewed
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Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics
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Institution:
Georgetown University
Department:
Kennedy Institute of Ethics
Publisher:
Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Practical Ethics Journal website
Volume:
1
Issue:
1
Pages:
49-61
Publication date:
2013-06-05
ISSN:
2051-655X
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uuid:0c26471d-355b-4e4c-b138-947a38f2980d
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ora:8797

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