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Advancing the Human Right to Health$
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José M. Zuniga, Stephen P. Marks, and Lawrence O. Gostin

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199661619

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661619.001.0001

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Realizing the right to healthcare in Mexico

Realizing the right to healthcare in Mexico

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(p.197) Chapter 14 Realizing the right to healthcare in Mexico
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Advancing the Human Right to Health
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Frenk Julio

Gómez-Dantés Octavio

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661619.003.0014

This chapter explains how Mexico’s System of Social Protection in Health has successfully translated a ‘democratization of health’ into a social rights-based approach to health characterized by priority setting in the definition of comprehensive benefits and financial protection against catastrophic health expenditures. It begins with an overview of Mexico’s health indicators. It then discusses Mexican health reform; the expansion of the right to healthcare; international commitments to guarantee the right to healthcare; international cooperation for the realization of the right to healthcare; and future directions towards the right to health.

Keywords:   mexican healthcare system, public health, health policy, health reform

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