The Importance of Equity: A Response to Glenn Cohen

Colleen M. Flood & Y.Y. Brandon Chen, “The Importance of Equity: A Response to Glenn Cohen” (2012) Opinio Juris.

“In this thought-provoking article, Cohen proposes a six-prong framework to assess whether medical tourism diminishes health care access in destination countries. This kind of theoretical contribution is extremely important to frame public debates, and ultimately inform legal and policy responses. In what follows, we outline four challenges to Cohen’s framework and argue that equity in the distribution of health resources should be fulsomely considered in any discussion of medical tourism…”

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