Thomas Pogge:
Medicine for the 99 percent

TEDxCanberra · 18:10 · Filmed Sep 2011
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Sad but true: Many of the cures and vaccines our world desperately needs — for illnesses millions of people have — just aren't being produced or developed, because there's no financial incentive. Thomas Pogge proposes a $6 billion plan to revolutionize the way medications are developed and sold.

Philosopher Thomas Pogge wants to ensure medications get to those who need it most. He has published on a wide range of subjects such as global justice and human rights. Full bio
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