Health and citizenship in contemporary Belgium
Santé et citoyenneté dans la Belgique contemporaine

M Neven, M Oris
1996 Dynamis. Acta Hispanica ad Medicinae Scientarumque Historiam Illustrandam  
We summarize the relations between the development of health policies and the definition of citizenship in Belgium during the 19th and 20th centuries. In the limited scope of the present article we describe the main developments and offer a plausible introduction to subsequent studies. We aim to show that thanks to the scientific study of the changes that took place during two centuries, we can understand the reasons why there are currently so many contradictions in health policy. It is hoped
more » ... licy. It is hoped that our findings will help us to better understand the present and prepare for the future.
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