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Philanthropie et innovation en santé : qu’en est-il au juste?

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Êtes-vous de ceux qui ont contribué aux 1,355 milliard $ amassés par les hôpitaux et les systèmes de soins de santé canadiens par le biais d’œuvres caritatives en 2011? Donnez-vous du temps ou de l’argent à Médecins Sans Frontières, à la Fondation des maladies du cœur ou à la Société Alzheimer? Que pensez-vous du travail […]

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The contribution of philanthropy to health innovation

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Are you one of those who contributed to the 1,355 billion dollars raised by Canadian charities for hospitals and healthcare institutions in 2011? Do you give time or money to Doctors Without Borders, the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimer Society? What do you think about the way the Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation […]

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Philanthrocapitalism, the Gates Foundation and global health – an interview with Linsey McGoey

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Dr Linsey McGoey is a lecturer in the Department of Sociology, University of Essex. In this interview, she clarifies the concept of philanthrocapitalism and discusses how the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is reshaping the field of global health.    

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Why are we uncomfortable with corporate philanthropy in health?

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Corporate philanthropy in the realm of health is a persistent double-edged sword. In fact, if swords could have more than two edges the metaphor would be even more apt. Or maybe there are two double-edged swords, here: the double-edged sword of the charity’s request, and the double-edged sword of the corporate donation. Everyone likes corporate […]

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The Niagara Falls of Biomedical Research

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It is commonly understood that our health care system is struggling when it comes to the integration of health innovations. It is often claimed that we should seek to increase its so-called “receptor capacity.” Framing the issue in these terms is not only misleading, but it’s also illogical: How can one ask a tiny river […]

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For a healthier Canada, a seismic shift is needed

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A report recently released by the Health Council of Canada declares that unless governments change their approach to addressing the needs of poorer and socially disadvantaged Canadians, we are destined to continue to paying handsomely for the consequent demands on our health care system.  

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R&D Biotechnologique et responsabilité sociale

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Jusqu’au 19e siècle, les chercheurs étaient souvent confinés dans les profondeurs de leur laboratoire. L’émergence des sociétés scientifiques et des revues savantes, puis l’augmentation du nombre d’étudiants universitaires et de l’intérêt des citoyens pour la Science, ainsi que la médiatisation des effets environnementaux des biotechnologies ont radicalement changé l’impact social du travail des chercheurs.  

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Vivre en santé en ville

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Pensez-vous vivre dans une ville en santé? S’il est facile et agréable de se déplacer d’un point à un autre sans utiliser votre voiture et que vous avez accès à des infrastructures favorisant la pratique d’activités physiques, il y a de grandes chances que ce soit le cas. Qu’est-ce qu’une ville en santé? Pourquoi est-ce […]

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Living healthy in the city

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Are you living in a healthy city? If it is easy to transit from a point to another one without taking your car and if you have access to infrastructures where you can practice physical activities, you might live in such a city. What is a healthy city? Why this issue is so important? What […]

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Building healthy communities around the world

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In the mid 1980s, the World Health Organization (WHO) initiated the Healthy Cities Project. The main objective of this project is to engage local governments and communities in developing and planning urban policies where health is considered. According to Evelyne de Leeuw, from Deakin University in Australia, it is important to address the social determinants […]

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