Improving Equity

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    Abstract

    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.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationOxford Handbook of Public Health Practice (3rd ed)
    Editors Charles Guest, Ichiro Kawachi, Iain Lang, Walter Ricciardi
    Place of PublicationChina
    PublisherOxford University Press
    Pages406-417
    Edition3rd
    ISBN (Print)9780199586301
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2013

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