Cross-border spatial accessibility of health care in the North-East Department of Haiti.

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Summary of "Cross-border spatial accessibility of health care in the North-East Department of Haiti."

The geographical accessibility of health services is an important issue especially in developing countries and even more for those sharing a border as for Haiti and the Dominican Republic. During the last 2 decades, numerous studies have explored the potential spatial access to health services within a whole country or metropolitan area. However, the impacts of the border on the access to health resources between two countries have been less explored. The aim of this paper is to measure the impact of the border on the accessibility to health services for Haitian people living close to the Haitian-Dominican border.


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Name: International journal of health geographics
ISSN: 1476-072X
Pages: 36


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