Antidiscrimination laws effects on allocation plans during public health emergencies: A comparative approach
Learning Areas:Ethics, professional and legal requirements
Provision of health care to the public
Public health or related public policy
Describe the protections that different countries have adopted to ensure people with disabilities receive equal access to health care. Identify exceptions to those protections that may be invoked during public health emergencies. Explain how plans for allocation of scarce resources during a public health emergency may systematically discrimination against people with disabilities.
Keyword(s): Disability Policy, Law
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Leslie E. Wolf, JD, MPH is Professor of Law, Center for Law, Health & Society at Georgia State University College of Law. She teaches and conducts research in health and public health law and ethics. Wolf also has served as a member of the Ethics Subcommittee to the CDCâs Advisory Committee of the Director from 2008-2012.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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