Natural calamities and ‘the Big Migration’: Challenges to the Mongolian health system in ‘the Age of the Market’

  title={Natural calamities and ‘the Big Migration’: Challenges to the Mongolian health system in ‘the Age of the Market’},
  author={Benedikte Lindskog},
  journal={Global Public Health},
  pages={880 - 893}
  • B. Lindskog
  • Published 18 August 2014
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Global Public Health
Beginning with the demise of the socialist state system in 1990, Mongolia embarked on a process of neoliberal economic reform, initiating what is known among the Mongols as ‘the Age of the Market’. The socialist health system has been replaced by a series of reforms initiated and substantiated by foreign donor organisations. This paper critically examines Mongolia's health system and discusses the extent to which this ‘system’, despite its provision of universal, accessible and essential… 

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