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Equity in health: Common ground for health and sustainability

Brueckner, M. and Horowitz, P. (2003) Equity in health: Common ground for health and sustainability. In: 2nd Meeting of the Academic Forum of Regional Government for Sustainable Development, Conference on Regional Governance for Sustainability, 17-19 September 2003, Fremantle, Western Australia

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Abstract

This paper explores the connections that are apparent between the concepts of health and sustainability. Our argument is based on the position that a concern for equity in health is the common ground between those agencies and sectors charged with either overseeing human health, or operationalising sustainability. We posit that addressing issues of equity in health will provide cross-sectoral meaning and purpose in regional governance.

Publication Type: Conference Paper
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/21193
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