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Making Fair Choices on the Path to Universal Health Coverage

Date: January 12 2021


Keywords: ##bibliography #universal #health #coverage #archive


M. Chan, "Making Fair Choices on the Path to Universal Health Coverage," Health Systems & Reform, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 5–7, Jan. 2016, doi: 10.1080/23288604.2015.1111288.

Table of Contents

    1. On Achieving UHC
  1. How To Cite
  2. References
  3. Discussion:

On Achieving UHC

  1. Grow priority services

  2. Accommodate more people

  3. Lower direct costs

First, services should be categorized as high, medium, and low priority.

Second, high-priority services should be expanded to include everyone.

Third, ensure disadvantaged groups are not left behind.

Accountability for reasonableness framework: "reasonable" disagreements spanning regions regarding necessary compromises due to resource constraints [1], [2]

THOUGHTS: I wonder what the most popular decision making frameworks are for constrained situations

How To Cite

Zelko, Jacob. Making Fair Choices on the Path to Universal Health Coverage. January 12 2021.


[1] N. Daniels, Just health: Meeting health needs fairly. Cambridge University Press, 2007.

[2] N. Daniels and J. E. Sabin, Setting limits fairly: Learning to share resources for health. Oxford University Press, 2008.


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