Deaf sign language users, health inequities, and public health: opportunity for social justice

Autor/a: BARNETT, Steven; McKEE, Michael; SMITH, Scott; PEARSON, Thomas
Año: 2011
Editorial: Preventing Chronic Disease, Vol. 8, nº 2 (2011) A45
Tipo de código: Copyright
Soporte: Digital


Educación » Aspectos psicológicos y cognitivos


Inequities in health and health care have increasingly become an area for concern and action for public health professionals, clinicians, policy makers, and communities. Research has documented inequities in the prevalence of chronic diseases of subpopulations defined by education, income, race and ethnicity, and English proficiency. Justice, a cornerstone of medical ethics, calls for corrective actions.