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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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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
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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
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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ISSN:
1387-6570
URN:
uuid:1a6693e9-31f3-4e32-bf78-ba91029958d6
Local pid:
ora:2913
ISBN:
978-1-4020-8568-0

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