Improving the Rural-Urban Balance in Cambodia’s Health Services

Document Type: Letter to Editor

Authors

1 Department of General Internal Medicine, Sunrise Japan Hospital Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

2 Department of Public Health, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima, Japan

3 Department of Medicine, University of Puthisastra, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

4 Department of Neurosurgery, Sunrise Japan Hospital Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

5 Department of Pediatrics, Sunrise Japan Hospital Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Dear Editor,

A qualified health workforce that is available, equitably distributed and accessible to all is indispensable for maintaining the ability of national health systems to provide universal health coverage.1 Nevertheless, worldwide, healthcare professionals tend to concentrate in urban areas, causing significant regional disparities in health services.2 ... (Read more...)

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