Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 12 (1):107-113 (2015)

Christopher Mayes
Deakin University
This article critically examines current responses to multi-drug resistant tuberculosis and argues that bioethics needs to be willing to engage in a more radical critique of the problem than is currently offered. In particular, we need to focus not simply on market-driven models of innovation and anti-microbial solutions to emergent and re-emergent infections such as TB. The global community also needs to address poverty and the structural factors that entrench inequalities—thus moving beyond the orthodox medical/public health frame of reference
Keywords Tuberculosis  Radical critique  Global health ethics  Infectious disease  Pharmaceutical industry
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DOI 10.1007/s11673-014-9595-3
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