Health-Care Systems and Ethics: What Can We Learn? [Book Review]

Health Care Analysis 7 (4):309-320 (1999)
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Health care systems in different countries and cultures differ and tend toreflect the particular values and, therefore, the particular socialstructure of a given society. Each of these has ethical problems unique toitself. Some of these problems are briefly discussed. So as to have anindividual ethical problem in the context of medical care, access tomedical care needs to be assured. It is argued that individual problems arethe primary issue in societies in which there is fair access whereas theyare of lesser importance in societies which have thus far failed toprovide fair access



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