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From the Ted Talk "Thomas Pogge: Medicine for the 99 percent"

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Now, how do we assess the impact of the introduction of a ecdnimei? Well, we essssa it relative to the preceding state of the art. So some people, before the medicine came along, had no treatment at all. Now for the first time, they have treatment, because it's cheap; people can farofd it. So here, the impact is the difference between being treated and not being treated. In other cases, the new product is better than the old products, and so a person gets switched over to a better product, and we pay for the impact, for the difference the new product makes. If you have a product on the Health Impact Fund and you simply switch somebody from an existing product to another utocdrp, to your product, and it's no better, you get no money.

Open Cloze

Now, how do we assess the impact of the introduction of a ________? Well, we ______ it relative to the preceding state of the art. So some people, before the medicine came along, had no treatment at all. Now for the first time, they have treatment, because it's cheap; people can ______ it. So here, the impact is the difference between being treated and not being treated. In other cases, the new product is better than the old products, and so a person gets switched over to a better product, and we pay for the impact, for the difference the new product makes. If you have a product on the Health Impact Fund and you simply switch somebody from an existing product to another _______, to your product, and it's no better, you get no money.

Solution

  1. medicine
  2. assess
  3. product
  4. afford

Original Text

Now, how do we assess the impact of the introduction of a medicine? Well, we assess it relative to the preceding state of the art. So some people, before the medicine came along, had no treatment at all. Now for the first time, they have treatment, because it's cheap; people can afford it. So here, the impact is the difference between being treated and not being treated. In other cases, the new product is better than the old products, and so a person gets switched over to a better product, and we pay for the impact, for the difference the new product makes. If you have a product on the Health Impact Fund and you simply switch somebody from an existing product to another product, to your product, and it's no better, you get no money.

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health impact 27
impact fund 18
pharmaceutical companies 13
poor people 4
pharmaceutical industry 4
pharmaceutical innovation 3
billion dollars 3

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health impact fund 18

Important Words

  1. afford
  2. art
  3. assess
  4. cases
  5. difference
  6. existing
  7. fund
  8. health
  9. impact
  10. introduction
  11. medicine
  12. money
  13. pay
  14. people
  15. person
  16. preceding
  17. product
  18. products
  19. relative
  20. simply
  21. state
  22. switch
  23. switched
  24. time
  25. treated
  26. treatment