Healthcare Access in Rural British Columbia


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Essay #: 063625
Total text length is 17,380 characters (approximately 12.0 pages).

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Healthcare Access in Rural British Columbia
Healthcare access in rural British Columbia is limited because the geographical location, social, economic and political factors. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the environmental, economic, political and social factors in rural British Columbia that have an impact on the health of the inhabitants, its impact on healthcare and the implications of these issues on the future of healthcare in this region. The discussion is based on information from a review of current literature on the subject. The policies that determine the funding available to provide support services such as transportation, diagnostic services and to but medical equipment need to be revisited to improve access...
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