American Journal of Bioethics.

Aligning Research Priorities to Improve Equity: A Challenge for Health Funders

In their paper, “Health Research Priority setting: The Duties of Individual Funders,” Pierson and Millum raise an important set of ethical questions of great relevance to grant making organizations. What values and implicit prioritizations guide which research topics we chose to fund? How do we balance our duty to our organization and its goals and mission with the need for knowledge generated from research to address broader societal issues and concerns? What are the obligations of funders of research to consider who benefits from the new knowledge? Are there equity principles that should underlie these resource allocation decisions?

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Volume 18, Issue 11
November 2018

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Just Policy? An Ethical Analysis of Early Intervention Policy Guidance Ibrahim Garba, Leila Barraza & Elizabeth Hall-Lipsy