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Monday, January 09, 2017

Comment: From universal health coverage to right care for health - The Lancet

"What is right care? In its simplest definition it is care that weighs up benefits and harms, is patient-centred (taking individual circumstances, values, and wishes into account), and is informed by evidence, including cost-effectiveness." p.1.

Kleinert, S. & Horton, R. (2016). From universal health coverage to right care for health. The Lancet. Published Online January 8, 2017 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)32588-0


How can we reflect upon universal health coverage and 'right care'?

individual
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INTERPERSONAL : SCIENCES
humanistic -------------------------------------------  mechanistic
SOCIOLOGY : POLITICAL
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group-population

harm to the individual

wishes

values

patient (person) centered

information

resources

harm - benefit ratios

unnecessary care


beliefs

community leaders

harm to the community

social benefits

human relationships

Universal health coverage

cost   finances

organisations

power

policy


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