Equity for the poor

Carr-Hill, Roy
September 1994
World Health;Sep/Oct94, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p22
Comments on evidence which shows that a national health insurance plan based on progressive taxation is more likely to ensure access for the poor. The goal of Health for All by the Year 2000; The Alma-Ata Declaration; Comparison of death rates for poor and wealthy people; Geographical considerations.


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