The ethics of tomorrow’s health care

Stephen R Leeder
Med J Aust 2008; 188 (12): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2008.tb01848.x
Published online: 16 June 2008

Global warming, unsustainable global demands for fossil fuel as China and India come on line, threats to biodiversity, obesity, 1.1 billion people in extreme poverty, wars and rumours of wars — it’s enough to make you sick. How, in a world like this, can we find the strength to be a doctor? Faced with this mess, you might choose to retreat into silence, keep your own council, look after your family and plan for retirement.

  • Stephen R Leeder

  • Co-Director Menzies Centre for Health Policy University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW



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