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Public health, ethics, and equity

Author: Sudhir Anand; Fabienne Peter; Amartya Sen
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
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Average overall health status has increased worldwide, but it is clear that this achievement has not been equally distributed. Inequities in health have denied many people equality of opportunity.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sudhir Anand; Fabienne Peter; Amartya Sen
ISBN: 0199276366 9780199276363 9780199276370 0199276374
OCLC Number: 57420251
Description: viii, 316 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Sudhir Anand, Fabienne Peter --
PART I. HEALTH EQUITY --
The concern for equity in health / Sudhir Anand --
Why health equity? / Amartya Sen --
PART II. HEALTH, SOCIETY, AND JUSTICE --
Social causes of social inequalities in health / Michael Marmot --
Health and inequality, or, Why justice is good for our health / Norman Daniels ... [et al.] --
Health equity and social justice / Fabienne Peter --
PART III. RESPONSIBILITY FOR HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE --
Personal and social responsiblity for health / Daniel Wikler --
Relational conceptions of justice: responsibilities for health outcomes / Thomas W. Pogge --
Just health care in a pluri-national country / Philippe Van Parijs --
PART IV. ETHICAL AND MEASUREMENT PROBLEMS IN HEALTH EVALUATION --
Disability-adjusted life years: a critical review / Sudhir Anand, Kara Hanson --
Ethical issues in the use of cost effectiveness analysis for the prioritisation of health care resources / Dan W. Brock --
Deciding whom to help, health-adjusted life years and disabilities / Frances M. Kamm --
The value of living longer / John Broome --
PART V. EQUITY AND CONFLICTING PERSPECTIVES ON HEALTH EVALUATION --
Health achievement and equity: external and internal perspectives / Amartya Sen --
Ethics and experience: an anthropological approach to health equity / Arthur Kleinman --
Equity of the ineffable: cultural and political constraints on ethnomedicine as a health problem in contemporary Tibet / Vicanne Adams.
Responsibility: edited by Sudhir Anand, Fabienne Peter, Amartya Sen.
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