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Welcome to Health Equity and Social Justice

In this video, Oluwaseun Akinyemi introduces the section on "Health Equity and Social Justice". (Step 5.1)
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OLUWASEUN AKINYEMI: Hello, everyone. My name is Oluwaseun Akinyemi. I’m a senior lecturer in health policy and management at the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. I welcome you to the module on health equity and social justice. We’ll be covering the social determinants of health and why issues of equality, equity, and disparity matter in global health. We will also be exploring our [INAUDIBLE] as I [? prove ?] the challenges of health equity over the years and how this may be enhanced in service delivery.

Oluwaseun Akinyemi, MD, MPH, FWACP, FRSPH, PhD
College of Medicine, University of Ibadan & University College Hospital, Nigeria

In this section, Dr. Akinyemi reviews key concepts and principles of equity and social justice, and how these shape and are shaped by the polio eradication initiative, drawing from his own work on the challenges of equitable service delivery.

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