This post was written by Lawrence O. Gostin, University Professor at Georgetown University and O’Neill Institute Faculty Director and Anna Roberts, O’Neill Institute Law Fellow. It was originally published in the Health Affairs Blog on September 29, 2015, and the excerpt is posted here with permission of the authors. The views presented here are their […]
Following capital controls and the partial shutdown of the financial system after Greek’s default last week on a loan payment to the IMF, food and medicine are becoming scarce. The threat to health from austerity are far from new with the latest phase of Greek’s economic disaster, however. A 2014 study in the Lancet “found evidence of […]
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