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Universal coverage but unequal access? Experiences of health care in Northeast & South Thailand

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Thailand’s rapid economic growth has brought health challenges as well as benefits, namely a rise in life expectancy to 6.5 years above the global average, and an ‘epidemiological transition’ from infectious and deficiency diseases, to chronic non-communicable diseases such as diabetes. Previous research in Northeast and South Thailand by the Wellbeing in Developing Countries ESRC Research Group demonstrates the importance of health to people’s subjective quality of life and wellbeing, and su...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Editor
Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Volume:
35
Pages:
239-264
Series:
Social Indicators Research Series
Host title:
Quality of life and the Millennium challenge: advances in quality-of-life studies, theory and research
Place of publication:
http://www.springerlink.com/content/m26810/?p=c51a73061aa846cc8526436a72c2fbd7&pi=0
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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ISSN:
1387-6570
ISBN:
9781402085680
Language:
English
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Local pid:
ora:2913
Deposit date:
2009-08-17

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