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Equality and fairness

Jan Abel Olsen

in Principles in Health Economics and Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199237814
eISBN:
9780191717215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237814.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins with an inquiry into altruism and redistribution. It then explores the issues of equality and fairness as applied to the distribution of health and health care. Altruism is seen ... More


Overseas Citizens: Citoyens de France

Judith Healy and Martin McKee

in Accessing Healthcare: Responding to diversity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198516187
eISBN:
9780191723681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198516187.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Some countries maintain a system of universal health services despite (or because of) social diversity among the population. France has diverse population groups with shifts still underway from rural ... More


Globalization and Women’s Health

Sarah Wamala and Ichiro Kawachi

in Globalization and Health

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172997
eISBN:
9780199865659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172997.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the impacts of globalization on women's status and health. It argues that globalization has both positive and negative impacts on women's health, and these impacts are ... More


Beijing + 5: What Can International Conferences Achieve for Women’s Health?

Nuriye Nalan Sahin Hodoglugil

in The Practice of International Health: A Case-Based Orientation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195310276
eISBN:
9780199865369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310276.003.05
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents some thoughts about the significance of the United Nations Beijing +5 Conference. In 1995, when the Fourth World Conference for Women was held in Beijing, women came from all ... More


Equity, poverty, and health for all

Kenneth C. Calman

in The Potential for Health

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192629449
eISBN:
9780191723674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629449.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on the determinants of health and how they interact to influence our health and quality of life. There is a discussion on equity and equality and it emphasizes the importance of ... More


Ethical issues in public health

Kenneth C. Calman

in The Potential for Health

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192629449
eISBN:
9780191723674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629449.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter summarizes the importance of ethical issues in health. It discusses the importance of values-basic human values: societal, personal, and professional. It raises issues of equity and ... More


Multicultural Health Care in Britain

Judith Healy and Martin McKee

in Accessing Healthcare: Responding to diversity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198516187
eISBN:
9780191723681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198516187.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The National Health Service in Britain offers mainstream health care to the British population, but usually leaves it to district health authorities and general practitioners to respond to diverse ... More


Health impact assessment in Scotland

Margaret Douglas and Martin Higgins

in Health Impact Assessment: Past Achievement, Current Understanding, and Future Progress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656011
eISBN:
9780191748028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656011.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In 2002, HIA in Scotland was described as ‘still on the runway’. This chapter describes how since then it has slowly taken off but also describes why there have been problems developing HIA activity. ... More


Equality and fairness

Jan Abel Olsen

in Principles in Health Economics and Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198794837
eISBN:
9780191836329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794837.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter investigates the equity reasons behind regulations and public finance of healthcare. An inquiry into altruism and redistribution is followed by a discussion of equality and fairness as ... More


Schools and Childhood Obesity

Kristin Voigt, Stuart G. Nicholls, and Garrath Williams

in Childhood Obesity: Ethical and Policy Issues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199964482
eISBN:
9780199362639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964482.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Schools have gained attention as a promising site for interventions to address or prevent weight gain among children. This chapter emphasizes three goals of schooling–children’s flourishing and ... More


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