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What is health equality compared to health equity?


health equality is having the same health status and access to the same health services for all - regardless of whether that health insurance is any good or not or fits anyone in any group

health equity is promoting social justice in health status by meeting community needs - so not everyone gets the exact same care  because it's tailored to the individual

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Health care quality is ____ while access is ______.


Health care quality is improving while access and disparities are getting worse.

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