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According to the Brazilian Constitution of 1988, Brazil has designed a universal health care system. Despite the progresses achieved in the last 15 years, it still can't face up to the problem of social and regional health inequalities which are expressed in terms of resource distribution, access ...
The need to go beyond medicine and public health to promote improved nutrition, housing, health, economic, occupational, recreational and other conditions is established in the WHO constitution and is enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.12 In 1975, WHO and UNICEF, in a joint docum ...
In a seminal article published in 1994, the authors wondered whether the health care systems of Southern Europe could be grouped under the label of a ‘Mediterranean paradigm’: they answered positively by arguing that the health care systems of Italy, Greece and Spain had a series of features i ...
METHODOLOGICAL WORKSHOP given during the ESGM First Summer Course in Comparative Health.
Historically, the countries of the European Region have achieved unprecedented levels of health. On average, people now live longer and enjoy better health than ever before. However, it is of concern that this progress has not been equally enjoyed by all citizens. Differences in the opportunity to b ...
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