The Role of Collective Responsibility in Infectious Disease

24 March 2016

Portrait of Professor Julian Savulescu

with Professor Julian Savulescu
Uehiro Chair in Practical Ethics

Professor Julian Savulescu has held the Uehiro Chair in Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford since 2002. He has degrees in medicine, neuroscience and bioethics. He directs the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics within the Faculty of Ph...

One of the biggest collective action problems of the 21st century is the global prevention and management of infectious diseases. What is the role of collective responsibility in the genesis of and appropriate response to the threat of infectious disease? Professor Julian Savulescu, Professor Angela McLean and Professor Mark Harrison discuss the new Oxford Martin Programme on Collective Responsibility for Infectious Disease.