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Association between perceived discrimination and healthcare-seeking behavior in people with a disability
BACKGROUND: Experiences of discrimination lead people from vulnerable groups to avoid medical healthcare. It is yet to be known if such experiences affect people with disabilities (PWD) in the same manner. OBJECTIVES: To ...
"Knocking on Doors that Don't Open": experiences of caregivers of children living with disabilities in Iquitos and Lima, Peru
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
BACKGROUND: More than one billion people worldwide live with a disability. Despite advances in recognising inequalities experienced by people with disabilities, barriers to services and stigmatisation still exist. The aims ...
Inequalities in access to health care for people with disabilities in Chile: the limits of universal health coverage
(Taylor & Francis, 2017)
We analysed cross-sectional data collected as part of the National Socioeconomic Characterisation Survey (2013) in Chile, in order to explore if there are differences in access to health care between adult Chileans with ...
Physical disability and hospitalization in Sao Paulo, Brazil
(Cadernos Saude PublicaRio De JanieroBrasil, 2013)
Access to healthcare for men and women with disabilities in the UK: secondary analysis of cross sectional data
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2017)
Objectives The aim of this study was to investigate differences in access to healthcare between people with and without disabilities in the UK. The hypotheses were that: (1) people with disabilities would be more likely ...
Contratação de pessoas com deficiência nas empresas na perspectiva dos profissionais de recursos humanos
THis research aims to describe and analyze the characteristics of disabled people’s employment process from private companies in a city in countryside of São Paulo State. It also intends to describe the profile of employees ...
Disability, caregiver's dependency and patterns of access to rehabilitation care: results from a national representative study in Peru
(Taylor & Francis, 2015)
PURPOSE: To determine the prevalence of disability in Peru, explore dependency on caregiver's assistance and assess access to rehabilitation care. METHOD: Data from Disability National Survey (ENEDIS), including urban and ...
Older adults with disability in extreme poverty in Peru: How is their access to health care?
(Public Library of Science, 2018)
BACKGROUND: Disability rates increase with age. In 2012, Peruvian older adults (>/= 65 years) represented 9% of the population. Additionally, older population reported disabilities at about 5 times the rate of Peruvians ...
The effects of neoliberal policies on access to healthcare for people with disabilities
(Biomed Central Ltd., 2017)
Neoliberal reforms lead to deep changes in healthcare systems around the world, on account of their emphasis on free market rather than the right to health. People with disabilities can be particularly disadvantaged by ...