Tagged With "Inequities"
Targeted Universalism: An Approach for Addressing Health Inequities
Efforts to direct additional resources toward groups experiencing inequitable health outcomes can often be derailed by perceptions that doing so works against the common good and that some people are receiving preferential treatment in the allocation of scarce resources. Targeted universalism, however, is based on the assumption that health for all is a benefit for all. Targeted universalism involves setting universal health goals for a community and then taking targeted actions to make sure...
Re: Targeted Universalism: An Approach for Addressing Health Inequities
Excellent topic and question. I believe that Targeted Universalism has a lot to offer efforts that are seeking to increase equity as it is based on an anti-racist framework that centers human wellbeing over profit. It also seems to me that many of the models we pursue, implement and replicate are tied to the same structures that contribute and perpetuate inequities, and Targeted Universalism is therefore an excellent alternate approach. In the world of community building, we are also...