David Fedson, an international expert in flu vaccine policy, says the current distribution system could leave many developing countries without access to vaccines during a flu pandemic. Fedson suggests more attention be given to alternative drug therapies.
The UN Human Rights Council Resolution 6/29, a mandate for Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, was adopted on December 14, 2007.
This CRS report highlights the fact that while encouraging the development of new counterterrorism technologies and ensuring affordable access to new drugs and medical devices are both significant goals, these aspirations may potentially conflict.
The Council on Foreign Relations' David Rockefeller Studies Program—CFR's "think tank"—is home to more than seventy full-time, adjunct, and visiting scholars and practitioners (called "fellows"). Their expertise covers the world's major regions as well as the critical issues shaping today's global agenda. Download the printable CFR Experts Guide.
The authors argue that it is essential to begin working now to expand and establish rules and norms governing armed drones, thereby creating standards of behavior that other countries will be more likely to follow.
The author examines Pakistan's complex role in U.S. foreign policy and advocates for a two-pronged approach that works to quarantine threats while integrating Pakistan into the broader U.S. agenda in Asia.