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dc.contributor.author MacLachlan, Malcolm
dc.contributor.author Amin, Mutamad
dc.contributor.author Mannan, Hasheem
dc.contributor.author ElTayeb, Shahla
dc.contributor.author Bedri, Nafisa
dc.contributor.author Swartz, Leslie
dc.contributor.author Munthali, Alister
dc.contributor.author Van Rooy, Gert
dc.contributor.author McVeigh, Joanne
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-08T08:23:03Z
dc.date.available 2016-06-08T08:23:03Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.citation MacLachlan, M., Amin, M., Mannan, H., ElTayeb, S., Bedri, N., Swartz, L., Muthali, A., van Rooy, G., & McVeigh, J. (2012). Inclusion and human rights in health policies: comparative and benchmarking analysis of 51 policies from Malawi, Sudan, South Africa and Namibia. Plos ONE, 7(5), 1-10. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11070/1736
dc.description.abstract While many health services strive to be equitable, accessible and inclusive, peoples’ right to health often goes unrealized, particularly among vulnerable groups. The extent to which health policies explicitly seek to achieve such goals sets the policy context in which services are delivered and evaluated. An analytical framework was developed – EquiFrame – to evaluate 1) the extent to which 21 Core Concepts of human rights were addressed in policy documents, and 2) coverage of 12 Vulnerable Groups who might benefit from such policies. Using this framework, analysis of 51 policies across Malawi, Namibia, South Africa and Sudan, confirmed the relevance of all Core Concepts and Vulnerable Groups. Further, our analysis highlighted some very strong policies, serious shortcomings in others as well as country-specific patterns. If social inclusion and human rights do not underpin policy formation, it is unlikely they will be inculcated in service delivery. EquiFrame facilitates policy analysis and benchmarking, and provides a means for evaluating policy revision and development. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.source.uri http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3359320/ en_US
dc.subject Human rights en_US
dc.subject Health policies en_US
dc.subject Benchmarking en_US
dc.title Inclusion and human rights in health policies: Comparative and bench-marking analysis of 51 policies from Malawi, Sudan, South Africa and Namibia en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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