Closing the NCD Divide: A Matter of Equity and Social Justice

Huffington Post Blog, September 2012

2 Pages Posted: 1 Feb 2013

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Felicia Knaul

Harvard Global Equity Initiative; Mexican Health Foundation

Benn Grover

National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention

Date Written: 2012

Abstract

The right to health of the majority of the world's inhabitants is severely hampered due to vast inequalities in access to care and many of the social rights that determine their health. These inequalities are not just a matter of health, but issues of social justice and human rights.

Keywords: Social Justice, health, developing countries, leukemia, health care

Suggested Citation

Knaul, Felicia and Knaul, Felicia and Grover, Benn, Closing the NCD Divide: A Matter of Equity and Social Justice (2012). Huffington Post Blog, September 2012, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2209346

Felicia Knaul (Contact Author)

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Benn Grover

National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention ( email )

United States

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