How to make the research agenda in the health sciences less distorted

Theoria: Revista de Teoría, Historia y Fundamentos de la Ciencia 27 (1):75-93 (2012)
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A well-known problem in the health sciences is the distorted research agenda: the agenda features too little research that is tailored to the health problems of the poor, and it features too little research that supports the development of other solutions to health problems than medicines . This article analyzes these two sub-problems in more detail, and assesses several strategies to deal with them, resulting in some specific recommendations that indicate what governments should do to make the research agenda in the health sciences less distorted



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