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Core Concepts and Definitions

In this video, Oluwaseun Akinyemi reviews some core concepts and definitions of health equity and social justice (Step 5.4)

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

The lecture and readings What is Health Equity? And What Difference Does a Definition Make? and chapter 10 of Health Equity in All Policies, Systems, and Programs, outline the importance of promoting health equity and how it is shaped by global health programs.

In a few sentences, describe one example you have seen in your work or studies and post it in the discussion. It may be an example of inequitable access or an improvement of equitable access.

Then read the posts of other learners while considering the concepts presented in the lecture. Choose one post and respond with one possible way to improve equitable access even further.

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Planning and Managing Global Health Programmes: Promoting Quality, Accountability and Equity

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