On behalf of: Center for Program Evolution and Social Development APPEAL TO JUSTICE IN ACCESS TO HEALTH SERVICES FOR VULNERABLE INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS

C\lin S|pl|can
2013 Călin SĂPLĂCAN Social Research Reports   unpublished
The ethical approach of access to health services is motivated by the particularity of health services and the meaning of justice. Access to health services has become a priority of our societies, and inequalities in access to health services are perceived as inhuman, immoral, or unjust. Health policies mobilize solidarity networks as well as the health services offered. Fair access to health services depends both on individual demands (possibility of accessing services and actual access to
more » ... th services) and supplies (availability and organization of the system). What are the choices to be made in accessing health services from the point of view of justice? What are the criteria that stand at the basis of justice? Is it the market? Or solidarity? Perhaps utilitarianism? These choices must be preceded by a serious debate.
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