Prof. Thomas Pogge: Global Health

Thomas Pogge, Leitner Professor of Philosophy and International Affairs
October 22, 2008

Professor Thomas Pogge is a political philosopher who has published widely on Kant and in moral and political philosophy, including books on John Rawls and global justice. His book World Poverty and Human Rights is widely regarded as one of the most important works on global justice. Professor Pogge talks about a non-profit organization he leads called Incentives for Global Health and its new flagship proposal – the Health Impact Fund (HIF). The HIF offers an innovative way of stimulating research and development of new medicines in order to provide them to patients – especially those in the developing world – at low prices.

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