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Are user fees a barrier to health care in poor countries?

The 1987 Bamako declaration promoted user or consultation fees for health care as a means to raise revenue and improve the quality of services. However, user fees may pose a barrier to access, and hence the key Sustainable Development Goal of Universal Health Coverage (UHC), for the global poor who typically have a high elasticity of demand for health services. 770 more words

Health Statistics And Econometrics

This Tory dystopia must end

Behind Theresa May on the stage in Manchester was a sign which read, ‘Building a country that works for everyone’. I am not sure where this mythical country might be, because we’ve already got one and once upon a time, before Thatcher, it did work better for everyone. 1,343 more words


Paul Ryan won't pay for any healthcare -- this is total bullshit/misdirection

Headline from CBS News:

Paul Ryan says mental health reform is “critical ingredient” in stopping mass shootings

To have a mental health system in the U.S.

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D. Politics

Vol. 178 October 1, 2017 What is Single-Payer Health Insurance?

Now that Bernie Sanders is again firing up the discussion about single-payer health insurance, it might be a good idea to review this complex issue. So, here’s a short self-test for you to gauge your understanding of what Bernie, and a lot of other people, are talking about.   1,055 more words

Current Events

Heart Strings 01

When I first heard about Sokum’s condition, her husband called it “corollary heart disease”.  Obviously he meant “coronary artery”, but why would a 20 year old already have coronary artery disease?  801 more words

2017 More Cambodia

Please God, fire the jet setting, incompetent piece of shit Tom Price!

From CBS News here:

President Trump told reporters on Wednesday he is “not happy” with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, who has come under fire for using a private plane to conduct his daily business, leaving open the possibility of firing price.

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The Collapse Of Civilization