Just Health: Meeting Health Needs Fairly

Cambridge University Press (2008)
In this new book by the award-winning author of Just Healthcare, Norman Daniels develops a comprehensive theory of justice for health that answers three key questions: What is the special moral importance of health? When are health inequalities unjust? How can we meet health needs fairly when we cannot meet them all? The theory has implications for national and global health policy: Can we meet health needs fairly in aging societies? Or protect health in the workplace while respecting individual liberty? Or meet professional obligations and obligations of justice without conflict?
Keywords Medical policy Moral and ethical aspects  Health services accessibility  Right to health care  Equality Health aspects  Justice (Philosophy  Medical ethics  Health Services Accessibility  Health Policy  Social Justice  World Health
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Call number RA394.D27 2008
ISBN(s) 9780521876322   052187632X   0521699983
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