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Improving equity 

Improving equity
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Improving equity
Author(s):

Sharon Friel

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199586301.003.0041
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date: 01 October 2020

After reading this chapter you will be familiar with the concept and extent of health inequity in high and middle income countries, understand how the health care system can be both a cause of health inequities and a mechanism by which to improve health equity, recognized how to address the social determinants of health inequity, and begin to systematically apply an equity lens to your daily professional practice.

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