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Published by Children"s Defense Fund in [Washington, D C] .

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  • Child welfare -- United States

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Statementby Louise Stoney
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Paginationiv, 91 p. ;
Number of Pages91
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Open LibraryOL14984631M

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employment, access to health care, access to healthy foods, environmental pollutants, and occupational safety. The link between social determinants of health, including social, economic, and environmental conditions, and health outcomes is widely recognized in the public health literature.

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of this paper, namely access, health service quality and inequality, with further detail about these concepts provided in Annex 2. Access to health services Access relates to the opportunity to obtain and appropriately use quality health services. It is concerned with the degree of fit _ or compatibility between the health system on the one.

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