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Health Care and Government Policy

Government policy refers primarily to the actions planned and implemented by the executive branch of a state to meet its society’s needs. One of the most demanding areas both for policy makers and in terms of people’s expectations is health, which social analysts and historians place among the most dynamic sectors over the last century. This is the focus of this book. It includes examinations of two of the most pressing issues facing national healthcare services today – ‘Health systems at ...


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  • Publisher : Publicações do Cidehus
  • Serie : Biblioteca - Estudos & Colóquios | 13
  • Place of publication : Évora
  • Year of publication : 2019
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 19 juin 2019
  • Electronic EAN : 9791036534553
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.cidehus.8271
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