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Social exclusion in primary healthcare settings: the time for measurement has come

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dc.contributor.author O’Donnell, Patrick
dc.contributor.author Elmusharaf, Khalifa
dc.date.accessioned 2019-06-11T12:52:30Z
dc.date.available 2019-06-11T12:52:30Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/7882
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Social exclusion is a concept that has been discussed and debated in many disciplines in recent decades. In 2006 the WHO Social Exclusion Knowledge Network published a report detailing their work explaining the relevance of social exclusion to the domain of health. As part of that work, the authors formulated a complex definition of social exclusion that has proven difficult to adapt or operationalize in healthcare settings. We looked at this WHO work, and at other published evidence, and decided that social exclusion is a concept that is worth measuring at the individual level in healthcare settings. We suggest that the primary healthcare space, in particular, is an ideal setting in which to do that measurement. We have examined existing social exclusion measurement tools, and scrutinised the approaches taken by their authors, and the various domains they measured. We now propose to develop and validate such a tool for use in primary healthcare settings. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Universidade de São Paulo en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Human Growth and Development;29(1),pp.10-13
dc.subject social exclusion en_US
dc.subject marginalization en_US
dc.subject primary healthcare en_US
dc.subject measurement tools en_US
dc.subject health inequalities en_US
dc.title Social exclusion in primary healthcare settings: the time for measurement has come en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.7322/jhgd.157747
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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