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[afro-nets] 10 best resources on . . . health equity
- From: "Claudio Schuftan" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 17:12:40 +0700
From: Ruggiero, Mrs. Ana Lucia (WDC) email@example.com
*10 best resources on . . . health equity*
Davidson R Gwatkin
*Health Policy and Planning Volume 22, Issue 5: September 2007 - Oxford
Website : http://heapol.oxfordjournals.org/current.dtl
PDF [4p.] at: http://heapol.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/22/5/348
"……An astute bureaucratic pundit named Rufus Miles once observed that 'where you stand depends on where you sit' (Miles 1978). This 'Miles Law' deserves to be kept centrally in mind when considering not only traditional bureaucratic behaviour, but also health equity; for one's judgment about what's 'best' in the health equity area is unavoidably shaped by his/her institutional experience, background and interests…"
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