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Equity of access to health services

Anna May Harkin

Equity of access to health services

some relevant issues in an Irish context

by Anna May Harkin

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Published by Institute of Public Health in Ireland in Ireland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health services accessibility -- Ireland.,
  • Health planning -- Ireland.,
  • Medical policy -- Ireland.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Anna May Harkin.
    ContributionsInstitute of Public Health in Ireland.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. ;
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21881457M
    ISBN 100954001052
    OCLC/WorldCa48065554

    Addressing access barriers to health services: an analytical framework for selecting appropriate interventions in low-income Asian countries Bart Jacobs,1* Por Ir,2,3 Maryam Bigdeli,4 Peter Leslie Annear5 and Wim Van Damme3 1Health Sector Support Programme, Luxembourg Development, Ministry of Health, Vientiane, Lao PDR, 2Provincial Health Department.


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