DK8. “Population Health Equity: Crucial and Complicated” with David Kindig

Podcast #8
Population Health Equity: Crucial and Complicated

Sanne asks Dave why a paper he worked on for three years “Thinking Clearly, Speaking Frankly about Health Equity” was never published…and whether the many complications of population health equity can detract from crucial action.

****Attach the Unpublished Draft Kindig Paper “Thinking Clearly and Speaking Frankly about Health Equity: Good and Fair Population Health”


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