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L'accès au système de santé en Mauritanie : Problèmes de capabilities et défis institutionnels


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  • Jérôme Ballet


Mauritania has developed specific health policies for a long time. The country remains, however, highly affected by strong inequalities and difficulties concerning healthcare accessibility. In a first section, we propose an analytical framework following the capability approach and A. Sen ¿s works. We focus on different forms of accessibility in the case of healthcare. In a second section, we illustrate this framework using mauritanian data. Finally, we conclude on the idea of health threshold as reference mark for local population accessibility to health.

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Article provided by De Boeck Université in its journal Mondes en développement.

Volume (Year): 131 (2005)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
Pages: 87-97

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Handle: RePEc:cai:meddbu:med_131_0087

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Keywords: accessibility; capability; health threshold;


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