Unique Challenges for Health Equity in Latin America: Situating the Roles of Priority-Setting and Judicial Enforcement

International Journal for Equity in Health, 18(1), 1-4 (2019)

4 Pages Posted: 28 Mar 2021

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Alicia Ely Yamin

Harvard University - Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics; Harvard University - Harvard Law School; Partners in Health; Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) - Center on Law and Social Transformation

Andres Pichon-Riviere

University of Buenos Aires

Paola Bergallo

Universidad Torcuato Di Tella - School of Law

Date Written: July 4, 2019

Abstract

Overcoming continuing polarization regarding judicial enforcement of health rights in Latin America requires clarifying divergent normative and political premises, addressing the lack of reliable empirical data, and establishing the conditions for fruitful inter-sectoral, inter-disciplinary dialogue.

Suggested Citation

Yamin, Alicia Ely and Pichon-Riviere, Andres and Bergallo, Paola, Unique Challenges for Health Equity in Latin America: Situating the Roles of Priority-Setting and Judicial Enforcement (July 4, 2019). International Journal for Equity in Health, 18(1), 1-4 (2019), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3794411

Alicia Ely Yamin (Contact Author)

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Andres Pichon-Riviere

University of Buenos Aires ( email )

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Paola Bergallo

Universidad Torcuato Di Tella - School of Law ( email )

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