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    Access to Essential Medicines: A Hobbesian Social Contract Approach.Richard E. Ashcroft - 2005 - Developing World Bioethics 5 (2):121-141.
    ABSTRACT Medicines that are vital for the saving and preserving of life in conditions of public health emergency or endemic serious disease are known as essential medicines. In many developing world settings such medicines may be unavailable, or unaffordably expensive for the majority of those in need of them. Furthermore, for many serious diseases (such as HIV/aids and tuberculosis) these essential medicines are protected by patents that permit the patent‐holder to operate a monopoly on their manufacture and supply, and to (...)
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    Ethics and World Pictures in Kamm on Enhancement.Richard E. Ashcroft - 2005 - American Journal of Bioethics 5 (3):19-20.
    Frances Kamm's characteristically subtle paper in response to Michael Sandel is an intriguing intervention in the long-standing and increasingly frustrating debate over the morality of enhancement...
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    Genetic databases and pharmacogenetics: introduction.Richard E. Ashcroft & Adam M. Hedgecoe - 2004 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 37 (3):499-502.
    Since the inception of the Human Genome Project, human genetics has frequently been conducted through big science projects, combining academic, state and industrial methods, interests and resources. The legitimacy of such projects has been linked to national prestige and images of the nation, the purity of scientific endeavour, the entrepreneurial spirit, medical progress and the public health. A key complication in these discourses is that large-scale genetic research has yet to show major results when considered in terms of the objectives (...)
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    Ethics Committees in Central and Eastern Europe: Edited by J Glasa for the Council of Europe. IMEB Foundation and Charis a.s.: order from the Institute of Medical Ethics and Bioethics Foundation, Limbova 12, 83303 Bratislava, Slovak Republic, [email protected], 2001, US$7.00 (within Europe), US$9 (elsewhere) (includes postage), pp 266. ISBN 80-88743-40-0. [REVIEW]R. E. Ashcroft - 2002 - Journal of Medical Ethics 28 (5):334-334.
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    Textbook of Research Ethics: Theory and Practice: S Loue. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2000, US$55.00 (hb), pp 255+xix. ISBN 0-306-46448-. [REVIEW]R. E. Ashcroft - 2002 - Journal of Medical Ethics 28 (3):210-210.