40 Towards Better Healthcare for All: What Matters in the Transformation of Healthcare Systems and Policy. Part I

Wednesday, August 1, 2012: 9:00 AM-10:30 AM
NB 438 (Faculty of Economics)
RC19 Sociology of Poverty, Social Welfare and Social Policy

RC15 Sociology of Health (host committee)

Language: English
Session Organizers:
Ellen KUHLMANN, University of Bath, United Kingdom and Claus WENDT, University of Siegen, Germany
Assessing barriers to health insurance and threats to equity in comparative perspective: The health insurance access database (Oral Presentation)
Amélie QUESNEL-VALLÉE, McGill University, Canada; Emilie RENAHY, University of Toronto, Canada; Tania JENKINS, Brown University, USA; Helen CERIGO, McGill University, Canada

Health care determinants in comparative perspective: The role of partisan politics for health care provision (Oral Presentation)
Kenneth NELSON, Stockholm University, Sweden; Ingalill MONTANARI, Stockholm University, Sweden

Equity effects of private health insurance subsidies: Brazil in international comparison (Oral Presentation)
Carlos OCKÉ-REIS, Brazilian Institute for Applied Economic Research, Brazil; Lawrence BROWN, Columbia University, USA; Claus WENDT, University of Siegen, Germany

Can rights cure? The impact of rights-based litigation on health system transformation in South Africa (Oral Presentation)
Marius PIETERSE, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Accessibility of services «health centers» in Russia (on the example of the city of Moscow) (Distributed Paper)
Natalia BELOVA, Russian State University for the Humanities, Russia

“Universal or selectively coordinated healthcare for Mapuche indigenous peoples?” (Distributed Paper)
Flavio ROJAS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

Cooperación internacional en salud pública: Una cuestión de la democracia y la justicia social? (Distributed Paper)
Ana Angélica TRINDADE, Universidad Federal de Bahia, Brasil, Brazil