The Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics has marked a major milestone in its history with the endowment of its directorship, ensuring leadership for the institute’s programs in perpetuity.

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Joanna Mackenzie with our Global Food Ethics Project interviews John Wilkinson, PhD to learn more about fair trade, particularly in the context of Brazil and other low/middle income countries

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The Other Epidemic

February 27, 2014

Diabetes in the developing world. Typically thought of as a disease of affluence, diabetes disproportionately affects South Asians, both poor and rich

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On the air to delve into the possibility of a ménage-et-test-tube is Dr. Debra Mathews, assistant director of Science Programs at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

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Leading bioethicists including our Ruth Faden and Nancy Kass argue that under the right conditions, full informed consent is not ethically required.

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Shortages of life-saving medicines and drugs are becoming increasingly common. Our Dr. Yoram Unguru speaks with WYPR’s Sheilah Kast about his working group’s blueprint for preventing drug shortages.

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Is Fair Trade Still Fair?

February 6, 2014

Fair trade is now a multi-billion dollar industry. It may be marginalizing the very same people the movement was established to empower

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Averting a Crisis

February 3, 2014

Experts issue ‘blueprint for action’ to combat shortages of life-saving drugs. Our Yoram Unguru provides background about drug shortages and how they have had a particularly worrisome impact on pediatric oncology

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