Optimizing the delivery of health services.

“Overuse and underuse are symptoms of a health-care system that does not reflect the ethics of medicine. They undermine the capacity of countries to achieve sustainable universal health coverage and to ensure that health care is a human right. Action is possible and necessary.”

Saini V, et al. Addressing overuse and underuse around the world. The Lancet, published online January 8, 2017.

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