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<i>Making the Health Agenda</i>

Alan Cribb

in Health and the Good Society

Published in print October 2005 | ISBN: 9780199242733
Published online May 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603549 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199242739.003.0012

Series: Issues in Biomedical Ethics

 							Making the Health Agenda

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This chapter looks at the shape of the health agenda. In other words, it considers some of the health-policy choices we face, whether as legislators, managers, health professionals, or as individual citizens. Topics discussed include the drive of globalization, the drive of biomedicine, competing ideas in healthcare, and realizing health as a social good.

Keywords: healthcare; health policy; public health; healthcare ethics

Chapter.  7740 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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