Politics, governance and ethics of health

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About the theme

The theme encompasses all aspects of research required to construct a robust normative framework for the justification and criticism of policies for the alleviation of non-communicable diseases. This will include contributions from a wide range of disciplines including law, ethics, political theory, economics, and sociology.

Theme Leader: Professor Paul Griffiths

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Professor Paul Griffiths

Paul Griffiths (Associate Academic Director, Humanities and Social Sciences) is leading this theme, which considers the ethical and political dimension to decisions made about the prevention and treatment of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.