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9
Apr

World Health Day 2018: Achieving Universal Health Coverage

 Universal health coverage is about ensuring that everyone everywhere can benefit from quality health services without falling into poverty when using them. Photo captured from video by WHO. The World Health Organization (WHO) celebrated their 70th World Health Day on 7 April 2018, dedicating 2018 as a year to promote universal healthcare as a basic

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22
Mar

How technology can change the future of health in America

The U.S. spends nearly twice asc muh on medical care compared to other high-income countries, yet does not yield better health outcomes. By 2020, fully one-fifth of U.S. gross domestic product will be spent on health, but there’s little confidence that the increase in cost will be matched with patient outcomes. Can we break this cycle of

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14
Mar

Australia’s dysfunctional health system

The AMA, colleges, representative bodies of other health practitioners, politicians and media are not interested in the dysfunctionality of the health regulatory system. These bodies have shown a distinct disinterest in the workings of the regulator of health practitioners. Why is this so? The AMA, colleges and other health practitioner bodies placed ethical and professional

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