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ARE THE SUS AND THE RIGHT TO HEALTH INCOMPATIBLE WITH UNIVERSAL HEALTH COVERAGE? Challenging Misconceptions Around the Concept of UHC in the Public Health Scholarship in Brazil

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Author(s):
DANIEL WEI LIANG WANG
Total Authors: 1
Document type: Journal article
Source: Novos Estudos - CEBRAP; v. 39, n. 3, p. 599-618, Set. 2020.
Abstract

ABSTRACT The literature on public health in Brazil has criticized the idea of universal health coverage (UHC), arguing that UHC is incompatible with the universal health system and the right to health. This article assesses that criticism and concludes that it creates a “strawman” argument. The idea of UHC that is being criticized in Brazil bears little similarity to the concept of UHC promoted by international organizations and discussed in the international literature. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 19/15565-0 - Courts and priority-setting in health care: requiring, controlling, limiting and circumventing health technology assessment via adjudication
Grantee:Daniel Wei Liang Wang
Support type: Regular Research Grants