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Alcoholism treatment in Canada: a review of current programs and policy issues.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature244501
Source
Int J Addict. 1981 May;16(4):647-81
Publication Type
Article
Date
May-1981
Author
A E Reid
Source
Int J Addict. 1981 May;16(4):647-81
Date
May-1981
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Alcoholism - economics - rehabilitation - therapy
Canada
Employment
Ethnic Groups
Health Policy
Humans
Language
Ontario
Sex Factors
Abstract
An overview of the specialized alcoholism treatment field in Canada is presented based on a 1976 national survey of 338 programs. Descriptive information on these programs is presented to provide an understanding of the state of current treatment efforts and to identify emersent policy issues in this field. Programs activities are described under six headings: (1) the pattern of program development, (2) types of treatment agencies, (3) treatment capacity and utilization, (4) the characteristics of persons using treatment services, (5) approaches employed in treatment, and (6) program costs and financing of alcoholism treatment. Findings from the national study are related to three policy issues: access, quality, and cost. The need for future research aimed at these issues is discussed.
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7287245 View in PubMed
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Better health--but not for all: the Swedish Public Health Report, 1987.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature73916
Source
Int J Health Serv. 1989;19(2):221-55
Publication Type
Article
Date
1989
Author
F. Diderichsen
G. Lindberg
Author Affiliation
Department of Social Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Sundbyberg, Sweden.
Source
Int J Health Serv. 1989;19(2):221-55
Date
1989
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Female
Health Policy
Health status
Health Surveys
Humans
Life expectancy
Male
Middle Aged
Primary Prevention
Public Health
Sweden
World Health Organization
Abstract
This article is a summary of the Public Health Report submitted to the Swedish Parliament in 1987. Health development, especially that of underprivileged groups, is regarded as an indicator of the quality of social and economic development of the country. Sweden is a very egalitarian country, but in spite of decreasing inequalities in living standards, the Report shows increasing inequalities in health. At the same time, the state has put restraints on health care spending, and the shift in the health care budget toward more primary care has stopped. This development seriously impairs the ability of the health and medical services to cope with inequities described in this Report.
PubMed ID
2714922 View in PubMed
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Ideologies in the Swedish health sector today: the crisis of the social democracy.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature74351
Source
Int J Health Serv. 1982;12(2):191-200
Publication Type
Article
Date
1982
Author
F. Diderichsen
Source
Int J Health Serv. 1982;12(2):191-200
Date
1982
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adult
Economics
Female
Health Policy
Health Status Indicators
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Models, Theoretical
Political Systems
Public Health Administration
Social Class
Sweden
Abstract
Sweden has a long tradition of social democracy and corporate cooperation. Social problems are treated as technological questions that always should be solved through rational and neutral means. Today Sweden faces a crisis of economy as well as a crisis of medicine. In the spirit of consensus, the state has proposed a new health reform emphasizing the responsibility of the public health service to prevent disease and provide equal access to care. It is claimed that improved health planning, based on epidemiological knowledge on inequalities, can solve the crisis in medicine within an improved system of primary care and prevention. However, in the context of the current economic crisis, the struggle against health hazards and cuts in public spending has intensified and the gap between the ideology of technological rationalism and reality has widened.
PubMed ID
7085143 View in PubMed
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Strategies for equity in health: report from Sweden.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature62323
Source
Int J Health Serv. 1986;16(4):517-37
Publication Type
Article
Date
1986
Author
G. Dahlgren
F. Diderichsen
Source
Int J Health Serv. 1986;16(4):517-37
Date
1986
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Diet
Employment
Female
Health Policy
Health Resources - supply & distribution
Health Surveys
Human Rights
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Morbidity
Mortality
Risk
Social Justice
Socioeconomic Factors
Statistics
Sweden
Unemployment
Abstract
In recent years the Swedish debate on health policy has been focusing on resource allocation between primary care versus secondary care, private care versus public care, and prevention versus care. The National Commission on the "Swedish Health Services in the 1990s" brought attention to the prevailing inequalities in health. The Health Policy Bill of 1985 defines the reduction of inequalities in health as a major target of national health policy. The health policy measures discussed are mainly outside the health care sector.
PubMed ID
3781713 View in PubMed
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