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Access to healthcare

Martin Gulliford

in Healthcare Public Health: Improving health services through population science

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198837206
eISBN:
9780191873966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837206.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Access to healthcare is concerned with the processes of gaining entry to the healthcare system. Analysis of access focuses on inequality and inequity in the availability and use of health services. ... More


Access to healthcare in the remote and resource-poor region of the Brazilian Amazon

Rodrigo Tobias, Julio Cesar Schweickardt, and Matthew Harris

in Healthcare Public Health: Improving Health Services Through Population Science

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198837206
eISBN:
9780191873966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837206.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Access to healthcare is a particular challenge in extreme, remote contexts, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. In Brazil, the primary care and social care policies of the early 1990s ... More


Medical Care

Oliver Fein and H. Jack Geiger

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The United States is the only industrialized democracy that does not define access to healthcare as a right and a government responsibility and therefore does not provide universal healthcare ... More


Healthcare public health: An introduction

Martin Gulliford and Edmund Jessop

in Healthcare Public Health: Improving Health Services Through Population Science

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198837206
eISBN:
9780191873966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837206.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Healthcare public health can be defined as ‘the art and science of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting health through the organization and delivery of population-wide health services’. ... More


How Did We Get Here?: Historical Megatrends in Health and Medical Care

Rifat Atun

in Building a High-Value Health System

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197528549
eISBN:
9780197528570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197528549.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Chapter 3 traces the development of health systems in middle- and high-income countries since the Second World War and notes the trends that have led to the development of contemporary health ... More


Shifting the Public-Private Mix: A New Dualization of Welfare? 1

Martin Seeleib-Kaiser, Adam Saunders, and Marek Naczyk

in The Age of Dualization: The Changing Face of Inequality in Deindustrializing Societies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199797899
eISBN:
9780199933488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797899.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Welfare dualism has always been a part of social protection arrangements in Liberal and Conservative welfare systems. Whereas Liberal welfare systems relied predominantly on means-tested policies for ... More


Of Hysteria and Health

Anne P. DePrince

in Every 90 Seconds: Our Common Cause Ending Violence Against Women

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197545744
eISBN:
9780197545775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197545744.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

For many people, healthcare is a defining issue of our time. This chapter argues that improving health and healthcare in the United States will require also working to end violence against women ... More


Socioeconomically Disadvantaged People

Michael Marmot and Ruth Bell

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses health inequalities and focuses on social determinants of health. Inequalities in health relate fundamentally to inequalities in society. Overall health and inequalities in ... More


People Who Are Homeless

Elizabeth M. Moore, Theresa H. Cheng, Roya Ijadi-Maghsoodi, and Lillian Gelberg

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

An estimated 100 million people globally suffer from absolute homelessness. The estimated number of people who are homeless in the United States at any given point in time is about 550,000. Mortality ... More


People with Disabilities

Nora Ellen Groce

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the social injustice experienced by people with disabilities and how this social injustice impacts their health. More than 1 billion people live with a physical, sensory, ... More


Brazil and the Case of Patents and Access to Medicines: A Medical Condition?

Mônica Steffen Guise Rosina and Adelina de Oliveira Novaes

in Balancing Wealth and Health: The Battle over Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199676743
eISBN:
9780191756283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676743.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Competition Law

This chapter examines the regulation of patents and access to medicines in Brazil. It demonstrates the incoherence of Brazil's approach, that is, national legislative and political choices do not ... More


Mental Health

Carles Muntaner, Edwin Ng, Haejoo Chung, Philipp Hessel, and William W. Eaton

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the needs for preventive measures to improve the unfair—and avoidable—living and working conditions that produce increased rates of mental disorders among poor workers, women, ... More


The Recursivity of Global Lawmaking in the Struggle for an Argentine Policy on Pharmaceutical Patents

Paola Bergallo and Agustina Ramón Michel

in Balancing Wealth and Health: The Battle over Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199676743
eISBN:
9780191756283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676743.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Competition Law

This chapter contributes to the study of the recursivity of global norm making from a bottom-up perspective by examining the Argentine experience in the reception of the new international IP norms ... More


[Untitled]: Race and Health in the Post–Civil Rights Era

Alondra Nelson

in Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight against Medical Discrimination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676484
eISBN:
9781452948164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676484.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter summarizes the scope of the Black Panther Party’s activism, considering its influence on how health inequality is historicized and theorized. It talks about the Black Panther’s health ... More


Regional Outlook: Southern Eastern Europe

Tamara Popic and Guergana Stolarov-Demuth

in Health Politics in Europe: A Handbook

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198860525
eISBN:
9780191892561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860525.003.0036
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The Southern Eastern Europe regional outlook presents a comparative assessment of the historical development of the healthcare system, health politics, and selected health-related indicators for ... More


Health inequalities and the role of psychosocial work factors: the Whitehall II Study

Eric Brunner

in Social inequality and public health

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423207
eISBN:
9781447303398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423207.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The fact that material social inequalities based on income, racial discrimination, access to healthcare and the like are reflected in both individual and group health outcomes is now well accepted. ... More


A Financing Strategy for Universal Access to Health Care: Maharashtra Model

Ravi Duggal

in Equity and Access: Health Care Studies in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199482160
eISBN:
9780199097746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199482160.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Given that health is a state subject, an independent working group of experts was set up in Maharashtra to evolve a framework for Universal Access to Health Care (UAHC) and it has developed a ... More


Stopping: Jesus Take the Wheel: Road Accidents, PTSD, and Fear

Anne Balay

in Semi Queer: Stories of Trans, Gay, and Black Truck Drivers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469647098
eISBN:
9781469647111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647098.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Trucking is one of the most dangerous jobs, and truckers also see many fatalities while working. At the same time, few have health insurance, most can’t schedule mental health care, and mental ... More


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