Centring race, deprivation, and disease severity in healthcare priority setting

Shahvisi, Arianne (2022) Centring race, deprivation, and disease severity in healthcare priority setting. Journal of Medical Ethics. ISSN 0306-6800

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Abstract

The fair distribution of health resources is critical to health justice. But distributing healthcare equitably requires careful attention to the existing distribution of other resources, and the economic system which produces these inequalities. Health is strongly determined by socioeconomic factors, such as the effects of racism on the health of communities of colour, as well as the broader market-oriented healthcare and pharmaceutical systems that put the pursuit of profit above the alleviation of suffering. Two papers in this issue confront health injustices at different scales, and make far-reaching recommendations for more just healthcare allocation policies.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: Brighton and Sussex Medical School > Clinical and Experimental Medicine
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Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2022 07:43
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2022 10:00
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/103911

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