Health and Health Care in South Africa by H.C.J. van Rensburg (ed.)

By H.C.J. van Rensburg (ed.)

The adjustments that experience taken position, and certainly proceed to happen, within the post-1994 well-being sphere are usually tough to understand for either these inside and out the South African overall healthiness care process. those reforms will be complicated, even bewildering. what's the essence of the transformation? the place are the reforms heading? overall healthiness and wellbeing and fitness care in South Africa addresses those questions by way of providing a coherent "big photo" of health and wellbeing and health and wellbeing care during this country.

"Health and overall healthiness care in South Africa" takes inventory, bankruptcy via bankruptcy, of the evolving overall healthiness procedure, in addition to the consequent adjustments and demanding situations, and makes an attempt to contextualise those advancements traditionally and globally, and to significantly determine them. It reports development and achievements, but in addition modern constraints and deficiencies in wellbeing and fitness performance.

"Health and health and wellbeing care in South Africa" is geared toward researchers and teachers, in addition to senior and postgraduate scholars within the overall healthiness and health-related professions, the social sciences, and health and wellbeing making plans, coverage and management-related disciplines. it's also a worthy reference paintings for practicing overall healthiness pros, well-being planners, coverage makers and executives.

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The concept of equity is a “statement of the morally unacceptable nature of certain inequalities in access to social benefits” (Bloom 2000: 5).

13 Equity implies “that health care should be accessible to everyone who is in need of it. It reflects a collectivist approach with regard to the equal distribution of health care resources among all strata of the population” (Stevens 2001: 161–162). The concept of equity is a “statement of the morally unacceptable nature of certain inequalities in access to social benefits” (Bloom 2000: 5).

It reflects a collectivist approach with regard to the equal distribution of health care resources among all strata of the population” (Stevens 2001: 161–162). The concept of equity is a “statement of the morally unacceptable nature of certain inequalities in access to social benefits” (Bloom 2000: 5).

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