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Descriptor English: Equity in Access to Health Services
Descriptor Spanish: Equidad en el Acceso a los Servicios de Salud
Descriptor Portuguese: Equidade no Acesso aos Serviços de Saúde
Descriptor French: Équité dans l'Accès
Entry term(s): Equity in Access
Tree number(s): SP1.001.042.063
SP9.020.010.005.020.020
Scope note: Possibility of health systems to offer alternatives for people who have more difficulties to enter and use health services in a defined geographic region. Each group, class or region has specific problems, differences in way of life, the sick, to access health services and meet their needs for life. These differences should be considered to offer more to those in need and reduce inequality.
Related: Health Services Accessibility MeSH
DeCS ID: 33962
Unique ID: DDCS033962
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Equity in Access to Health Services - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060484
Scope note Possibility of health systems to offer alternatives for people who have more difficulties to enter and use health services in a defined geographic region. Each group, class or region has specific problems, differences in way of life, the sick, to access health services and meet their needs for life. These differences should be considered to offer more to those in need and reduce inequality.
Preferred term Equity in Access to Health Services
Entry term(s) Equity in Access



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