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Health Care Access

  • By: Malcolm MacLachlan & Hasheem Mannan
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Health care can be neither universal nor equitable if it is less accessible to some sections of society than it is to others. Equitable access refers to access appropriate to peoples’ health needs, their personal situation, and their broader socioeconomic context. ...

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