Glossary of access to health care and related concepts for low- and middle-income countries (LMICs): a critical review of international literature.

@article{Cabieses2014GlossaryOA,
  title={Glossary of access to health care and related concepts for low- and middle-income countries (LMICs): a critical review of international literature.},
  author={B{\'a}ltica Cabieses and Philippa K. Bird},
  journal={International journal of health services : planning, administration, evaluation},
  year={2014},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={845-61}
}
Access to health care is a multidimensional and complex concept. Achieving equitable access to care is an important goal for all countries, but particularly challenging in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs). Despite wide use of the concept of access, it continues to be defined and measured in very different ways. This glossary is a structured overview of key definitions for concepts related to access to health care, with special focus on the interpretation for LMICs. It aims to help… CONTINUE READING