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Biopiracy and the Ethics of Medical Heritage: The Case of India's Traditional Knowledge Digital Library'
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PMID:  22610726     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Medical humanities have a central role to play in combating biopiracy. Medical humanities scholars can articulate and communicate the complex structures of meaning and significance which human beings have invested in their ways of conceiving health and sickness. Such awareness of the moral significance of medical heritage is necessary to ongoing legal, political, and ethical debates regarding the status and protection of medical heritage. I use the Indian Traditional Knowledge Digital Library as a case study of the role of medical humanities in challenging biopiracy by deepening our sense of the moral value of medical heritage.
Ian James Kidd
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-5-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of medical humanities     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1573-3645     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-5-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8917478     Medline TA:  J Med Humanit     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Philosophy, Durham University, 50 Old Elvet, Durham, DH1 3HN, UK,
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