This session explores business strategies to improve health in developing countries using cheaper and more easily administrable products.
Questions treated in this session:
To whom is directed Global Health?
Are "bottom of the pyramid" business strategies more ethical?
Can business be part of more ethical solution to Global Health?
What is the ethics of future perspectives in Global Health?
In groups of 3 to 4 students, choose a topic among the 3 topics proposed (and not already chosen by other students) and prepare 1) a 1500 words essay with your analysis and conclusions; 2) a presentation to the class with your conclusions.
Note that you should indicate in the Forum below your group and your chosen topic. Topics will be allocated on a first come first served basis.
Topic 1: Strategic analysis of anti-cancer treatments
Presentation of “Bottom of the pyramid” approaches in the health industry New financing modes New institutional actors Generic drugs and product innovation Social integration and modes of delivery Other relevant aspects of Social Innovation. Topic 2: New Business Models for Global Health in developing countries
Presentation of “Bottom of the pyramid” approaches in the health industry New financing modes New institutional actors Generic drugs and product innovation Social integration and modes of delivery Other relevant aspects of Social Innovation. Topic 3: Strategic analysis of Metronomic Anti-Cancer therapies in Developing Countries
The promises of Metronomics Pediatric applications of Metronomics The case of India The case of China The case of Africa Read More about each topic by clicking its link. See also the general call for Students’ projects: Call for Students Projects: Business Models for the Metronomics Global Health Initiative
Innovating for More Affordable Health Care (2011). Stanford Social Innovation Review.
Mostert. S. & al. (2011) Effect of Corruption on Medical Care in Low-Income Countries. Pediatric Blood Cancer, DOI 10.1002/pbc.
Denburg et al. (2011) Pediatric Oncology Research in Low Income Countries: Ethical Concepts and Challenges. Pediatric Blood Cancer, DOI 10.1002/pbc.23419.
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