Universal health care and the right to health - no gains without community agency
Learning Areas:Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Describe the similarities and differences in health care reform taking place in South Africa and the US Identify rights-based elements in current health system reform efforts in South Africa Evaluate how these rights-based elements can and are contributing to health policy changes in South Africa Identify potential applications of these principles to health care reform in the US
Keyword(s): Health Care Reform, Health Care
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a professor in Public Health at the University of Cape Town and have been invited to participate in public forums on South Africaâs National Health Insurance. I have published on a Human Rights Approach to Public Health Policy formation and head a Health and Human Rights Programme at UCT.
Conflict of Interest (COI
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.