Epidemiology and ethics: the perspective of the Third World

Document Type



Community Health Sciences


The relation of epidemiology and ethics is discussed from a Third World perspective, including the following issues: the structure and dynamics of a Third World Society; the nature of the relationship between the First World "islanders" in the Third World and their counterparts in the First World, and between the "islanders" and their fellow citizens; the inner dynamics of Third World researchers; the different knowledge systems; and the role of institutions in the Third World and the First World.

Publication (Name of Journal)

Journal of Public Health Policy