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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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The right to health in Peru

The right to health in Peru

(p.181) Chapter 13 The right to health in Peru
Advancing the Human Right to Health

Ariel Frisancho-Arroyo

Oxford University Press

This chapter describes how citizen participation in social change has had a formative impact in the progressive realization of the right to health in Peru. It discusses the structure of the Peruvian healthcare system; the complex challenges of achieving the right to health in the face of poverty; the fulfilment of State obligations regarding the right to health in Peru; and critical health issues related to the progressive realization of the right to health.

Keywords:   citizen participation, health policy, healthcare, public health, peruvian healthcare system, poverty

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