Health Priorities in Developing Countries
Delph, Yvette M.
Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics. 1993 Spring; 21(1): 16-22.
In essence then, the health sector in developing countries is weak and fragile; it is vulnerable to external financial pressures and the vagaries of national budget priorities. Throughout the world, leaders in health must seek more effective ways of impressing upon others who make national policy the long term consequences of crises which disrupt health services. Above all, the impact of disinvestment in health in creating underdevelopment and the value of investment in health in creating development must be demonstrably established. Health must be seen as an engine of national development.
Aids; Children; Common Good; Developing Countries; Females; Financial Support; Health; Health Care; Health Care Delivery; Health Hazards; Health Priorities; Health Services; HIV Seropositivity; Indigents; International Aspects; Maternal Health; Medicine; Morbidity; Mortality; Preventive Medicine; Public Health; Resource Allocation; Socioeconomic Factors;
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